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What do you do if you think you pulled something?

What do you do if you think you pulled something?

Your doctor may recommend the following at-home treatments:

  1. Rest. Rest the muscle for a few days or until your doctor gives you the okay.
  2. Ice. Apply ice to the injury for 20 minutes each hour you’re awake.
  3. Compression. Wrapping the muscle with an elastic bandage can help bring down swelling.
  4. Elevation.
  5. Medication.
  6. Heat.

How do you treat a pulled muscle in a child?

Have your child rest the strained muscle. Do not let your child put weight on it for a day or two. If your doctor advises it, have your child use crutches or a sling to rest a sore limb. Put ice or a cold pack on the sore muscle for 10 to 20 minutes at a time to stop swelling.

What to do if your son is pulling away?

Taking a heartfelt look at some of these other reasons will help you with what may really be going on. Love your son, but do so in a way that lets him be the man he was meant to be — the one you dreamed he’d be. Let him be a man who loves his wife and children as much as your husband has loved his.

How can I Stop my Child from picking?

Integrate habit reversal training, a behavior modification technique. This can include teaching the child to close her eyes, take deep breaths and focus on stopping the behavior when she feels the urge to pick.

What to do if your child is picked on at school?

Definitely talk to the other parents if that is an option. If its not an option (for example, if you child is picked on at school) definitely talk to the teachers. You also want to give your child a way to stand up for themselves, and that doesn’t mean fighting. Teach them to tell the other kids what they are feeling.

What should I do if my child is picking my hair?

Give the child an alternative activity to picking that keeps his hands busy—such as playing with a bracelet or ring, knitting, beading or playing with his hair. Identify with the child all possible triggers to skin picking.