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How To Keep Muscle Mass With A Shoulder Injury
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can i make my sholders and my back wider , not by muscle mass , but by bone structure ??what is the best way
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Creatinine 1.65, BUN 22. I used to weightlift and have a high protein diet for years before big recent injury. High muscle mass. Should I be worried?
Elevated creatinine: The level is elevated and needs to be further evaluated. There are other tests that should be looked at. Get to your doctor ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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
WHAT?: This makes no sense.try to ask a question! ...Read more
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
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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