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torn quadricep muscle symptoms

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not rare: Myositis ossificans can occur with any muscle injury that produces an inflammatory response. It often occurs and resolves without us knowing it. The m ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Several: Several specialties can evaluate including Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, Rheumatology and Physical Medicine.
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It's hard to say: As the type of doctor you may be best served by depends on the cause of your weakness. For instances like this without more history or the ability to ... Read More
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports medicine: Typically we need more history. Was there prior trauma, radicalization or knee arthritis or surgery that caused the weakness ? There are other less co ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quads R not in the-: -groin. Most likely a hematoma in the soft tissue overlying the ADductors. If there were a herniation when U squeeze Ur legs together U will feel the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's because the--: -quad contracts as U try to Flex.U need 2 block it out of the equation. My trick was 2 have U sit on a couch cushion that U pull out so when U flex, U ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
It shouldn't: Get hot enough to cause a burn. So no.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually low: The formation of bone in muscle is uncommon. It usually follows a deep contusion (bruise) of the muscle. It this case it would be a blow to the front ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a number of possibilities, primarily stemming from musculoskeletal to neurological abnormalities. In simple terms, genu recur stun refers t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Question unclear and: Details matter, such as what a person means by "muscle stops working." The quadriceps are the huge muscles that extend (straighten) the knee. Any prob ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
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.

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