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  • Treat
  • The P.R.I.C.E. formula is the most effective way to treat a strained muscle, according to WebMD - P.R.I.C.E. stands for protect, rest, ice, compress and elevate. (reference.com)
  • What medication is used to treat a pulled muscle? (reference.com)
  • Over-the-counter pain and anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen and aspirin, can treat most pulled muscles, according to Healthline. (reference.com)
  • Can a chiropractor treat my lower back pain if it's caused by ligament strain or muscle strain? (healthtap.com)
  • Physiology
  • Eccentric exercises are more challenging than the concentric type, explains the University of California at San Diego on its muscle physiology site. (reference.com)
  • However, research has shown that eccentric contractions are more likely to lead to soreness and injury, according to Muscle Physiology. (reference.com)
  • originates
  • At the bottom of the sternum can be seen the tranversus thoracis muscle which originates there and inserts onto the inner surfaces of the second to the sixth costal cartilages. (yorku.ca)
  • front
  • In the front of the ribcase, looking from the bottom of each muscle (i.e., the top of each rib), the muscles go diagonally INWARD. (yorku.ca)
  • increase
  • The significant increase in MIP and intercostal root mean square amplitude after inspiratory loading suggests that MIP efforts were initially submaximal, and that prior loading enabled full activation. (powerbreathe.com)