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

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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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Is an Injection containing Kenalog, Marcaine, and lidocaine is the same as having a steroid shot? For shoulder injury. I keep seeing to avoid kenalog?

Is an Injection containing Kenalog, Marcaine, and lidocaine is the same as having a steroid shot? For shoulder injury. I keep seeing to avoid kenalog?

Shoulders: Basic general term for most articular injections is "Steroid " shot. The actual components vary but usually involve some anesthetic and some type of cortisone preparation( they vary depending on the strength or potency) ...Read more

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Passednerve conduction test on left shoulder but I have a large mass of muscle on shoulder/ neck arm goes numb when lifted could be pinced blood vesse?

Thoracic outlet: Your description leads me to suspect that you compress your brachial plexus when you elevate your arm. You could possibly also compress the subclavian artery or vein in addition. See a local vascular or thoracic surgeon and get this assessed. An emg-nct, if done with modern brachial plexus techniques should clarify these issues. Maybe get opinion at washington univ in st louis, mo. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. 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