Dr. Charles Preston of Muir Orthopaedic Specialists gives tips on preventing a pulled muscle.
Question: What is the best way to prevent a pulled muscle?
Answer: Pulled muscle is a common sports injury. It can range from minor injury to complete rupture. Many factors can lead up to this injury and those factors are what you can pay attention to in order to prevent muscle strain. The keys to prevention are proper warm up, sufficient flexibility, adequate strength and hydration.