Conservative Treatment

  • Luis Til
  • Paulo Barreira
  • João Pedro Araújo
  • Nuno Loureiro
  • Stefano Della Villa


When a typical history of muscle contusion or muscle strain is followed by local pain, swelling and/or distal ecchymosis, the diagnosis of a muscle injury may be apparent. Herein, we discuss the management and decision-making on muscle injuries of footballers.


Muscle injuries Management Conservative treatment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Til
    • 1
  • Paulo Barreira
    • 2
  • João Pedro Araújo
    • 3
    • 4
  • Nuno Loureiro
    • 3
  • Stefano Della Villa
    • 5
  1. 1.Barcelona Medical Services, FIFA Medical Center of ExcellenceBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.FootballMedicine®, Al Jazira SCAbu DhabiUAE
  3. 3.Clínica do Dragão, Espregueira-Mendes Sports Centre – FIFA Medical Centre of ExcellencePortoPortugal
  4. 4.Medical DepartmentAl Jazira Football ClubDubaiUAE
  5. 5.Isokinetic Medical GroupBolognaItaly

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