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atrophy of hand muscles

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Loss of strength: Unfortunately, the nerves in the human body do not regenerate. However, with some aggressive physic therapy, you will regain some strength and range ... Read More
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Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Remains the same: Assuming continued complete transection of the nerve after 1 year, it is likely that the atrophy will remain and nerve recovery will not occur.
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Common problem: This is a common occurrence after a nerve laceration. Unfortunately the muscle usually will not recover its' volume.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: Thenar branch, median nerve (c8) is responsible for the innervation of the abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis. The adductor pollicis is su ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ganana Tesfa
33 years experience Neurology
Exercise: Need to do specific exercise.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hale Dimetry
8 years experience Pharmacology
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Exercise: The hand contains many small muscles between the bones that contribute to hand strength and dexterity. ANd like any muscle they will get stronger and ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
When does it happen?: Pay attention to when you get the spasms - maybe you are doing something as simple as gripping too hard. Perhaps it comes from hunched over posture. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Grip ball: Easiest way to build " hand muscles" or your grip is to obtain a " grip ball" or go to a sporting goods store and buy a resistive grip strengthener. Y ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Clicking and locking: In a wrist could be a ligament injury or tear, a looseness in the wrist causing a "clunk" when the wrist bones ar out of position and suddenly "catch ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Lagrasso
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand pain: hand pain can be many things from arthritis to a nerve compression syndrome like carpal tunnel. First I would seE your primary doctor who may order b ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle powerless: You require a physical examination by a doctor to determine the cause of this. You may need lots of testing as there are many possibilities.

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