A soft tissue injury occurs when the tissue in our bodies are stretched to the point that they rip. These injuries happen when there is sudden trauma to the muscles or tendons because of a car accident, slip and fall or other accident.
What are the symptoms of a soft tissue injury?
- Localized swelling
- Muscle spasms
There are a variety of injuries that occur when your muscles and ligaments are forced in different directions. Many people self-diagnose which can worsen the injury. In fact, a simple strain could turn into a major muscle tear if you don’t get it treated by a doctor at the earliest.