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Can supplements help heal muscle tears?

Muscle tears usually occur when you place significant pressure on a muscle or lift an object that is too heavy. KidsHealth.org states that strains, or tears, occur more frequently in people who have not warmed up properly before performing a strenuous task. A warm-up is necessary because it allows blood to circulate to your muscles. You can develop tears in any of your muscles, although your hamstrings, quadriceps, calf and rotator cuff muscles are among the most commonly affected muscles.
There are numerous nutritional supplements that may be appropriate in repairing your torn muscles. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, both herbal and non-herbal nutritional supplements have historically been used in treating muscle tears, including glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, bromelain, vitamin C, zinc, white willow bark, turmeric, and horse chestnut. Further clinical research evidence for some of these supplements may be required to determine their true effectiveness for this particular health complaint.
Muscle strains depending on their severity may require more extensive treatment. If you are suffering from muscle pain that is limiting or hindering your daily activities or quality of life, contact Tamarindo Muscle Therapy for a free evaluation.