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01 May 2003

Quadricep injury
Good Day

Have a problem with a quardicep injury. Can't get rid of it. Playing action cricket pulled and it was sore like a normal muscle pull for a couple of days. Played the next week, and on the first sprint felt a burning sensation, afterwards had a numb leg and the next day it was painful just walking. The pain is gone but I still have a lumb bigger than my fist where my quad's suppose to be. Used Voltaren + Valium and transact nothing works.

Have rested for 2 weeks. What else can I do to heal the problem?

AKA Pixie
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FitnessDoc
fitnessdoc

01 Jan 0001

HI Pixie

The only way to treat an injury - is to know what the injury is in the first place (could be a serious muscle tear)- and the best way to find that out - is to go to a Sports Physician and have the problem diagnosed. If in Cape Town, you could call the Sports Medicine practitioners at SSISA (ph :021 659 5644). PLease see someone before you damage it further.

Good luck.
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