What is the best treatment for a pulled muscle?

Rest the strained muscle. Avoid the activities that caused the strain and other activities that are painful. Ice the muscle area (20 minutes every hour while awake). Ice is a very effective anti-inflammatory and pain-reliever.
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Where is your oblique muscle?

The external oblique muscle (of the abdomen) (also external abdominal oblique muscle) is the largest and the most superficial (outermost) of the three flat muscles of the lateral anterior abdomen.
  • How do you stretch your obliques?

    Slowly lift your upper back and then bend at the waist. Lower your head and trunk toward your right knee, feeling your left obliques stretch. Continue to lower your head to below your right knee. Hold the stretch for up to 30 seconds, then return to starting position.
  • Where is the oblique muscle in the body?

    The external obliques on either side not only help rotate the trunk, but they perform a few other vital functions. These muscles help pull the chest, as a whole, downwards, which compresses the abdominal cavity. Although relatively minor in scope, the external oblique muscle also supports the rotation of the spine.
  • What are the largest muscles in the back?

    Other muscles in the back are associated with the movement of the neck and shoulders. The trapezius muscle, which is named from its trapezium-like shape, runs between the neck, the anterior chain, the two shoulders, and the thoracic vertebra, T12. The large latissimus dorsi make a triangle from the shoulder to the hip.
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Where is the oblique muscle in the body?

The external obliques on either side not only help rotate the trunk, but they perform a few other vital functions. These muscles help pull the chest, as a whole, downwards, which compresses the abdominal cavity. Although relatively minor in scope, the external oblique muscle also supports the rotation of the spine.
  • What exercises work your external obliques?

    Oblique exercises that require more weight should be done for fewer reps, while movements like crunches do not require weight are suitable for higher reps.
    • Beginner. Push Up to Side Plank.
    • Intermediate. Backward Medicine Ball Throw.
    • Very Advanced. Seated Barbell Twist.
    • Circuit. Air Bike.
    • Workout. Oblique Crunches - On The Floor.
  • Where is the oblique muscle located in the body?

    The external oblique muscle (of the abdomen) (also external abdominal oblique muscle) is the largest and the most superficial (outermost) of the three flat muscles of the lateral anterior abdomen.
  • Where is the abdominals located?

    The abdominal muscles are located between the ribs and the pelvis on the front of the body. The abdominal muscles support the trunk, allow movement and hold organs in place by regulating internal abdominal pressure.

Updated: 18th September 2018

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