What Does A Torn Stomach Muscle Feel Like?

What are the symptoms of a strained stomach muscle?

If people have pulled a muscle, they may notice the following symptoms in and around the abdomen:

  • soreness or tenderness.
  • pain or discomfort when touching the abdomen.
  • swelling.
  • bruising.
  • muscle spasms.
  • difficulty stretching the muscle.
  • pain when moving or stretching.
  • pain after an injury or excessive exercise.

How long does a pulled stomach muscle take to heal?

A mild strain may heal within a few weeks. A more severe strain may take 6 weeks or longer.

How do you rehab a torn stomach muscle?

Diagonal curl-up

  1. Lie down with your knees bent and your arms at your sides. Keep your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Lift your head and shoulders up.
  3. Hold for 6 seconds.
  4. Relax and return to your starting position.
  5. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  6. Repeat the same steps on your other side.

What is a tear in the abdominal wall?

An abdominal wall strain occurs when one of its muscles or tendons is either stretched, torn, or ruptured, causing a tear the may be large enough to allow a section of bowel to protrude into the abdominal wall. Abdominal wall strain is usually caused by overuse or by an incident that results in injury.