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Injury Illness Tendon Affect Ability Attached Muscle Move Bone
Does 'open' reduction with intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fracture causes muscle weakness and slow bone healing due to soft tissue damage?
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
Will wriggling toes affect fifth metatarsal midshaft fracture recovery? Will it cause more displacement? Will flexing ankle affect as well?
Not typically : No, not typically. If the fractures were that unstable, we would really have to stabilize them with some form of fixation. If your fractures are not displaced, it is highly unlikely you could dipsplce them dimply by "wiggling" your toes. ...Read more
Does overusing the masseter muscle change our jaw bone (the bone itself) shape? Or the muscle just give a wider jaw appearance but no harm to the bone
How much ischemia or partial ischemia can muscles handle before permanent damage is done? I.E. Skeletal muscle like lower leg
HAVE MUSCLE STAINS: NECK TO ANKLE ALSO INTO ARM, MAINLY HIP SNAPPING. WOULD TENDON RELEASE SURGERY MAIN THIGH MUSCLES CORRECT WHOLE BODY SIDE STRAIN?
Varies: You would really need a detailed exam to answer that. There are occasions where we can fix one condition and that can lead to improvements in other areas of the body due to compensation. There are other occasions where a person may have two or more conditions and fixing one of them will only lead to improvement on that specific condition. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
Childs ankle - accessory ossification affecting the distal fibula but given swelling could be partial evulsion superimposed on accessory? Fracture?
See doctor: Depending on your child's age a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon or orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist would be good options. Without any specific trauma it's unlikely to be a "fracture." it is possible for accessory ossification centers to become symptommatic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injury : significant bone and soft tissue of the left rib cage contusion, paravertebral lumbar area. Do you think he can play sports in a week?
Docs, could a broken humerus bone heal but extended the normal growth that may cause us inability to move the joint?
Had light leg tibial bone fracture on lefside in Lift crash accident 2 year back, ACL ligament is lax leading to mal aligned knee,my age(34), suggest?
Does ACL deficiency puts more stress on other knee ligaments (pcl, mcl, lcl)? Is there a risk of injury to these ligaments?
How will calf implant surgery affect my ability to practice sports involving intense leg movements?
Depends/likely: The calf implants for cosmetic enhancement of your leg will have some impact on your calf muscle performance. Okay to ask/talk to your cosmetic surgeon about this issue. Like a breast implant, the calf implants are usually under the muscle, sometimes they can be above the muscle. Take a friend with you to help with the risk/benefit visit. Good luck. ...Read more
Bone hurts where peroneal tendon ascends up the leg (above ankle). No trauma or injury. X-ray normal. Palpation causes sensitivity and pain. Plz help?
Old injury 2 knee & ankle. Quads r weak. Is weakness from injury or not being physically fit prior 2 injury. How long to build strength?
Ebv positive which caused autoimmune disease struggle to breathe move lungs numbness loss of sensation muscle stiffness weakness muscle heavyness?
? Guillain-Barre ?: Not sure what you wish answered, but your description could be c/w an acute immune polyneuritis called guillain-barre, or even onset of a chronic process called cidp. If you have been diagnosed, perhaps you may improve with ivig infusions. However, please clarify what you need answered and we will amplify our responses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doing pelvic floor exercises causes pain in Si joint, I know muscle is attached to tail bone could the pulling of muscle cause Si joint dysfuncation ?
SI Joint Disfunction: This is a common cause of low back pain. I treat several cases of it a day. Most of the time its from a strained ligament due to an accident or overuse injury. Different positions increase the pain. There are a lot of muscle attachments from the low back, hip and pelvis that can aggravate SI pain. Best results are achieved with a small injection of anesthetic and steroid into the ligaments. ...Read more
Can lengthened costal cartilage (rib-cage cartilage) due to mechanical stress decrease in length after the stress is removed?
Do rib cartilages shrink
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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