How soon can you needle a muscle after a muscle tear?

2021-06-04T15:09:29+10:00

How soon can you needle a muscle after a muscle tear? How soon can you needle a muscle after a muscle tear? This is a question we regularly get during the GEMt courses and a topic always worth refreshing. Let’s first refresh tissue healing times: Bleeding phase (6-24 hours) Bleeding occurs in the early stages post injury Variable length of time depending on the extent of the soft tissue injury and vascularity of injured structures Inflammatory phase (6 hours-2 weeks, max reaction 1-3 days) Various activities to assist healing eg fluid leakage from capillaries, increased blood cells to the area, [...]