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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Rest: The only answer for that type of sprain or tear is time and rest for the muscle. When the injury first occurs ice and laying at can help minimize the ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Rest,ice: Usually the injury is a muscle that is partially torn treatment is ice , crutches, nsaids and pt a significant calf tear will take up to 6 weeks to he ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ext. unlikely: You are young and know your body better than anyone ; however if your pain/ impairment continue i would suggest seeing an ors ( orthopedic surgeon)... ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Usually will heal with rest and time.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle pain: Consider Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (cyclobenzaprine). While others will also work, this tends to be the best pure muscle relaxer.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle pain: What caused the pain? Working out? Sports? Heavy lifting? Any restriction in range of motion? Moist heat can help relax tense muscles. Nsaid (advil/mo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Torn muscle: Healing depends on degree of trauma, type of muscle, location of joints, age, and degree of rest. Like wise so many variable. Some doesn't heal at all ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
A : torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
GI muscle meds: A twisted gut is a surgical situation and should always be considered an emergency that requires medical intervention, not pills. Muscle relaxants ar ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain, weakness, etc: Stiffness can be a sign or symptom. If truly stiff/loss of motion, then the diagnosis could actually be a frozen shoulder or arthritis. If just percei ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
29 years experience Sports Medicine
6 wks: But make take several months to be 100%, physical therapy will help.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Not directly: The sciatic nerve runs deep to the gluteus maximus and piriformis muscles after the nerve exits the pelvis. An injury mechanism that causes injury to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If indeed it is as U: say, & not due 2 exercise, & U feel that it is fibromyalgia, U need 2 B evaled. by a neurologist who specializes in this. Or an MD in physical ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Nerve entrapment: Could be anything from a nerve entrapment in the region of your pain symptoms or simply nerve irritation due to inflammation, trauma, or a muscle diso ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Quad injury: Initially for any injury you want to ice, rest and elevate for the first 24-48 hours. Add in nsaids like ibuprofen. Once pain has diminished, start ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Spasms: It can be . See your surgeon for something that concerns you
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Rotator cuff is a series of 4 muscle tendon unit attachements to the humeral head. Therefore they are also muscles.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Surgery: These are usually surgical cases.
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
15 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: It has been shown to very effective for some people, but not all. It is definitely worth trying if it is a chronic issue for you.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Sherman
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gluteal injection: I have heard this scenario from patients multiple times and I must admit - I don't understand the rationale of the treatment. If your MD/DO wishes to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Injection: A shoulder bursitis usually resolves with a cortisone injection.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Turknett
19 years experience Neurology
Type 1 and 2: All skeletal muscle has a mixture of type 1 (slow twitch) and type 2 (fast twitch) muscle fibers, including the psoas.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe!: Thanks for asking b/c until i just searched, i would've thought no. While i can't find any traditional evidence linking the two, enough people have wr ... Read More
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