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can you pull a muscle in right lower abdomen by shoveling snow? it is not constant pain and is (toothachy type pain)comes on when up and about calms at rest.

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  • Dr. Chris December 4, 2010

    Yes, it is possible. The abdominal muscles play multiple roles including stabilizing the trunk when using your upper limbs in strenous work like shoveling. Depending on the strain, you could have even aggravated a hernia that was developing over time.

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