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I feel a pinching sensation in my quadricep. What should I do to rehab the injury?

I feel a pinching sensation in my quadricep.  What should I do to rehab the injury?

See your doctot: You have to go see your doctor for a complete exam, rule out any major causes-something more serious than just a pinch nerve or compressed nerve. From there, he can give you the best recommendation to solve your problem. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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


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How do I tell if my quadriceps tendon has fully healed? The injury did not require surgery.

How do I tell if my quadriceps tendon has fully healed? The injury did not require surgery.

Quad tear: Progressive rehabilitation should provided this answer by being able to return to functional activity. ...Read more

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Women who had an ACL injury: how do you know your quadriceps overdeveloped?

Women who had an ACL injury: how do you know your quadriceps overdeveloped?

Hamstring:QuadRatio: It is all about balance. The quadriceps and hamstrings are opposing muscles. The hamstrings are considered secondary supporting structures for the acl in preventing anterior translation of the tibia. The quadriceps pull the tibia forward. If the quads are overly developed then more pull forward. Ideal ratio is about 75%. Check in weight room: divide leg curl weight by leg extension weight. ...Read more

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Can having tight quadriceps muscles increase risk of tendon injury at the knee?

Can having tight quadriceps muscles increase risk of tendon injury at the knee?

Yes: Any time you have decreased range of motion as a result of tight muscles there is an increased risk of tendon and ligament injury. ...Read more

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Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury

Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury

Quad tendon tear: Spontaneous or low impact quad tendon tear is more common in middle aged men than young women, but should have an exam and MRI to be sure. Can you straighten out your knee against gravity? Are you a runner or soccer player as quad dysfunction is common in female athletes. ...Read more

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What is the rehab like following facial injuries?

What is the rehab like following facial injuries?

Depends: As usual, it depends on the injury. If we're talking about just contusion without fracture, then just time, perhaps warm compresses to help resolve bruising, and pain relievers. If there are fractures, typically it's just time and stabilization. Fractures involving the mandible and maxilla, or dental fractures require a lot more care and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What are the ways to rehab from a fingertip injury?

What are the ways to rehab from a fingertip injury?

Fingertip injury: A good physical therapist with an interest in hand rehabilitation therapy would be a good approach. Call a local pt or ask the pts at your local hospital. ...Read more

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Would taking up Pilates be a good way to rehab from an injury?

Depends on injury: It depends on the injury. Pilates is especially helpful to regain core strength and stability after a back/spine injury once cleared by your doctor. It can also help with recruitment of previously injured atrophied muscles, nerves, and help with balance. Best to see a primary cares sports med, pmnr or ortho doc to see if it's appropriate for you. ...Read more

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How is rehabilitation modified for amputees with other injuries?

How is rehabilitation modified for amputees with other injuries?

Rehabilitation: A qualified ot/pt can modify a rehabilitation program to be suitable for just about any patient. The program depends on the amputation (limb and level of amputation) and the goal desired for rehabilitation of the other injuries. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some severe sporting injuries that require rehabilitation?

I was wondering what are some severe sporting injuries that require rehabilitation?

Any severe injury: Can benefit from rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is not just getting back to normal function after the injury, but also helping avoid further injury later on. Any muscle, tendon, ligament or bone injury can benefit from rehabilitation. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more