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Front leg popped while doing splits, could hardly dance. How long it will take to heal ?

Hello, today I was doing the splits and my front leg (right leg) popped. It was loud to where people about 7 feet away could hear. After I got out of the split, it started to tingle an I tried to stretch it but it only made it hurt still. I couldn t hardly dance on it and I m afraid I how long it will take to heal. Do you have an answer?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi and welcome to HCM

The feeling of a pop is likely to be due to a muscle tear in the area due to stress. Do take rest for a few days and avoid dancing. You do a cold compress in the area and talking mild pain killers with muscle relaxants will help. It is likely to improve in 2-3 weeks.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and informative and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 17 Sep 2013
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