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 In Family Medicine, Pulse Blog

Most mild muscle strains improve with home treatment. However, inability to move a joint, numbness, and extensive swelling or bruising are all signs it’s time to see a provider or head to urgent care. Derek Simmons, family medicine nurse practitioner, explains:

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Source: Derek Simmons, DNP is a Nurse Practitioner at Vancouver Clinic’s 87th Ave clinic location.