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Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?

Signs of a muscle contusion
(HealthDay News) -- Most of the time, a bruised muscle isn't a serious injury. But it can be a painful nuisance, especially among athletes and others who exercise frequently.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says common symptoms of a muscle bruise include:
Pain and swelling of the muscle. Reduced range of motion. Blue discoloration of the skin. Muscle stiffness and weakness.
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