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Abductor (Definition)

When a muscle contracts and moves an arm, leg, figer, toe away from the body it is an abductor. When it moves it towards the body ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: abductor?

What is the definition or description of: abductor?

Action of muscle: When a muscle contracts and moves an arm, leg, figer, toe away from the body it is an abductor. When it moves it towards the body it's called an adductor. ...Read more

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What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

Simple: Attache appropriate weights to ankle of leg to exercise with that leg adducted across the front of the other leg. Now, with knee fully extended, move the leg in a lateral or abducted motion at the hip. This is only one of many exercises to isolate the abductors using progressive resistant exercises. Also muscle confusion execises should be incorporated. Seek the help of a personal trainer. ...Read more

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If you have high arches, should your adductors or abductors tend to be tight?

If you have high arches, should your adductors or abductors tend to be tight?

High arches: They both can be tight depending on high is high. Is there a valgus or varus deformity as well. Is there inversion or eversion problems? Ask a foot doctor. ...Read more

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How to know if you tore hip abductors?

How to know if you tore hip abductors?

Hip tear: muscle tear after trauma would typically be very painful to use, and bruised and swollen ...Read more

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Which simple excercise can work out the abductor muscles and the adductor muscles?

Which simple excercise can work out the abductor muscles and the adductor muscles?

Weight machines.: All health clubs have hip abductor/adductor strengthening machines. They are excellent for what you're requesting. ...Read more

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What are complications associated with getting a botox injection for an abductor contracture?

What are complications associated with getting a botox injection for an abductor contracture?

Bruising & soreness: Botox (botulinum toxin) inhibits the neurotransmitter acetylcholamine, so the nerves can't tell the muscles to move and they're paralyzed. The effect lasts 4-6 months. Injections can be associated with bruising and soreness at the injection site. ...Read more

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I have abductor dysphonia.Treated about 4 monthly wit botox injections which work.My prof.Does it under g.A always & microlarynoscopy.Is this unusual?

I have abductor dysphonia.Treated about 4 monthly wit botox injections which work.My prof.Does it under g.A always & microlarynoscopy.Is this unusual?

Different strokes : Different surgeons have their unique techniques to achieve efficacious treatment results. If you are worried about the repeated ga, ask your laryngologist about awake or sedated options. Ultimately you have to do what you think is best for you. ...Read more

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Can botox damage your vocal cords .I have abductor dysphonia?

Can botox damage your vocal cords .I have abductor  dysphonia?

You should be : You should be more specific. Do you mean Botox for the treatment of dysphonia or general use of botox? Neither should be harmful when used by a trained specialist. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my abductor pollicis brevis muscle, what could this be and what can i do to help it go away?

I have a burning sensation in my abductor pollicis brevis muscle, what could this be and what can i do to help it go away?

Neuritis: Nerve inflammation from either compression or overuse. You can try OTC anti inflammatory medication such as Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for the next week; however, if not improved, see your physician. ...Read more

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