Inflammation, swelling, bruising, and mild, moderate or intense pain are symptoms of a strained or torn muscle, according to WebMD. Strains occur when a person pulls or twists a muscle or tendon, and they frequently occu... More »

According to the Cleveland Clinic, symptoms of a torn biceps muscle include severe pain at the elbow or shoulder, bruising on the upper arm, weakness in the elbow or shoulder, a change in the shape of the front of the ar... More »

Arthritis, tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries, broken bones and pinched nerves are possible causes of upper arm and shoulder pain, says Healthline. Some other causes include dislocation or separation of tendons and ligame... More »

According to the Cleveland Clinic, symptoms of a torn biceps muscle include severe pain at the elbow or shoulder, bruising on the upper arm, weakness in the elbow or shoulder, a change in the shape of the front of the ar... More »

Treatment for a torn muscle, including a torn calf muscle, begins with home treatment using protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation, or PRICE, according to WebMD. If home treatment fails to bring relief within 2... More »

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The healing time for a torn muscle varies from two weeks for a mild tear to two months or more for a severe tear, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. Medical providers refer to torn muscles as muscle strains. More »

The most common symptom associated with a torn rotator cuff is pain in the shoulder and arm. Other symptoms typically include difficulty moving the shoulder, having a hard time sleeping on the shoulder, cracking sounds w... More »