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Doctor insights on: How To Keep Muscle Mass With A Shoulder Injury

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With a shoulder injury....can using the tens machine further injury the muscles? Mainly the leveator scapula....

With a shoulder injury....can using the tens machine further injury the muscles? Mainly the leveator scapula....

Doubtful: TENS often blocks the pain signals and can relieve the discomfort. The strength of the impulses can be adjusted, so make sure not to turn the impulses up so high so the muscle is "overcontracting." Simply judge your response to the TENS treatments to guide your frequency of use. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What could you do to maintain your muscle mass while you're resting your dislocated shoulder?

What could you do to maintain your muscle mass while you're resting your dislocated shoulder?

Isometric exercises: If allowed by your dr. Isometric exercises can safely be done to maintain the strength of the shoulder while resting after a shoulder dislocation. If not then therapy after the shoulder as you can help to restore the strength of the shoulder. ...Read more

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How can I maintain weight and muscle mass with an alc injury?

How can I maintain weight and muscle mass with an alc injury?

Support muscles: The term for non-surgical treatment for ACL rupture is "conservative management", and it often includes physical therapy and using a knee brace. Lack of an ACL increases the risk of other knee injuries such as a torn meniscus, so sports with cutting and twisting motions are strongly discouraged. Take orally to rebuild muscle mass l-arginine with citruline, glutamine, acetyl carnitine & lipoic acid. ...Read more

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Best way to add huge muscle mass?

Best way to add huge muscle mass?

Growth program: First with hypertrophy phase using linear periodization, follow by strength training in the form of 5x5. Adequate rest with one muscle group no more than twice a week with at least 3 days rest. Cardiovascular to no more than 15 minutes. Protein intake of 0.75-1.25 grams/kg of body wt. Good diet with complex carbohydrates and adequate essential fats intake. ...Read more

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How can you best gain muscle mass?

How can you best gain muscle mass?

Resistance training: In men and women, resistance training (lifting weights) will build muscles....More in men than women. Stronger muscles tend to burn more calories that weaker muscles even when you are not using them...That helps reduce fat. Lifting with proper form to the point of momentary failure seems to be the best way to get the muscles to respond. ...Read more

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How can I gain muscle mass quickly?

Depends: Exercise is essential to gain muscle mass. Weight training may be better. However, some people are not genetically equipped to add much muscle mass, no matter how much they exercise. Maintain protein intake of about one gram or more/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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How can I gain serious muscle mass?

How can I gain serious muscle mass?

You eat a healthy-: -diet, & work out lifting weights either free or machines. I prefer free weights. The workouts are hard, repetitive, and done every other day, with cardio in your day off. ...Read more

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What can I do to effectively gain muscle mass?

What can I do to effectively gain muscle mass?

Muscle Training: When you strength train, supported by appropriate protein content in your diet, you will gain muscle mass. I suggest you want to stay within a reasonable weight category and receive blood analysis for nutritional, kidney and liver function periodically. Get a trainer or sports nutritionist to help you if you are aggressive in your time frame for this goal. Also, remember your calcium + d. ...Read more

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What is the best things to eat to gain muscle mass?

What is the best things to eat to gain muscle mass?

Information: Despit e what youmight read, al fods are broken down in the basic elements: fat carbohydrate, protein, and mineral( which includes vitamins). A low calorie high protein diet along with much exercise wil help to gain muscle mass. ...Read more

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What to eat to gain weight and how to gain muscle mass?

Exercise & protein: Any vigorous exercise will do; weight training may be more effecive. Maintain protein intake of about one gram or more/kg of body weight. ...Read more

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What kind of food should I eat, to increase muscle mass?

What kind of food should I eat, to increase muscle mass?

Protein rich: Muscles are made of protein, so to build up muscle mass, you will need to consume ample amount of protein and if you would like to have more than an average man would, then you will need to probably add some supplement to help achieve your goal. ...Read more

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What is the method which i can build body / muscle mass?

What is the method which i can build body / muscle mass?

Increase muscle mass: To build muscle mass, strength training using progressive overload, will cause muscle hypertrophy. You can use either free weights or nautilus machines that provide a constant resistance throughout the range of motion. This will cause muscle breakdown, and with proper rest muscle repair will occur with fibers better adapted for the stress of weights. Increase the weight to repeat the process. ...Read more

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How do I build muscle mass without losing too much wieght?

How do I build muscle mass without losing too much wieght?

Muscle mass: Resistance exercises. Most body builders hypertrophy type 1 endurance fibers. Requires lots of reps and sets with a medium weight for that individual. Usually takes 6 weeks to begin to hypertrophy muscle. ...Read more

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Could someone possibly gain muscle mass without gaining flab?

Could someone possibly gain muscle mass without gaining flab?

Eat right/exercise.: A 34 year old should have no problems gaining muscle mass if otherwise healthy. The key is to watch your calories, increase your baseline metabolism by working out, increasing muscle mass and you'll burn more calories. Don;t expect miracles overnight, but set a reasonable goal to look better in a month and go from there. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more