Having a torn muscle is painful and can feel somewhat debilitating. It can happen to anyone, from a sedentary office worker crossing the street, to a highly trained athlete or performer who is overusing a certain area.
In this article Actress Haydn Gwynne in the Mirror discusses injuring her calf whilst appearing in Billy Elliot on Broadway, as well as the work and time she had to put into mending it. Octopus director and Physiotherapist Lucy Macdonald follow ups with what a muscle tear is, and the time frames you can expect it to take to heal.
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