Put an [R] in there in case we start discussing results when he is not with the team. This in from FCB.com.. Ronaldinho's recovery from his torn thigh muscle has been carefully programmed by the club's medical services who revealed the plan exclusively to fcbarcelona.com The Brazilian star suffered a 5cm tear in the right thigh muscle, which will require between 4 and 6 weeks of treatment. The exact details of the player's treatment is detailed below: 1st week Objective: Reduction of bruising and controlling pain. Treatment: Ice, electrotherapy, gentle massage to reduce inflammation, treatment to maintain general fitness. 2nd week Objective: Favour scar formation Treatment: Electrotherapy, heat treatment, hydrotherapy, clinical control and scans, isometric exercises. 3rd week Objective: Making muscle work Treatment: Isotonic exercises, gentle exercise on bicycle, gentle progressive stretching, work on reestablishing muscle reactions, clinical control and scans. 4th week Objective: Work on specific football fitness Treatment: more intense sprints, changes of speed and direction, more intense stretching, clinical control and scans. The player's daily reaction to treatment will determine the exact time needed for full recovery.