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What is the flexor digitalis?

What is the flexor digitalis?

Flex your fingers...: Flexor digitorum muscles cause your fingers (digits) to pull inwards, or flex. There are four: superficialis, profundus, brevis and longus. The different ones flex different joints of the fingers. These are latin for superficial, deep, short and long. ...Read more

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What do I do for pulled flexor muscles?

What do I do for pulled flexor muscles?

Rest , ice: Not sure exactly which muscles are injured but in general i would use ice and nsaids to alleviate the pain as the pain gradually subsides, i would begin to work on gentle flexibility and strengthening exercises don't be surprised if it takes 6 weeks for the injury to heal. ...Read more

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Is the latissimus dorsi a flexor or extensor?

Is the latissimus dorsi a flexor or extensor?

Several roles: It serves to extend, adduct, transversely extend, and internally rotate the shoulder. It works with other muscles to provide extension and lateral flexion of the lower spine area. ...Read more

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Think i hurt my flexor tendon again, how can I heal it?

Think i hurt my flexor tendon again, how can I heal it?

Buddy tape: Without seeing how bad your injury is, hard to say for sure. If you have avulsed the distal attachment to the finger bone (jersey finger), this needs to be seen by a surgeon, possibly hand specialist for opertive repair. You would have lost your ability to flex the finger at the tip. If it is still attached but just strained and has full function then you could buddy tape it for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me the complications of unrepaired severed flexor tendons?

Please tell me the complications of unrepaired severed flexor tendons?

Loss of function of: The finger, hand, wrist, or those in the lower limbs. These need to be repaired and done early, to prevent prolonged recovery, ot, multiple surgeries to improve function. In the hands, your work, or leisure activities would be grossly affected. ...Read more

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Anyone know where I might get some assistance to pay for flexor prescription?

Anyone know where I might get some assistance to pay for flexor prescription?

Prescription expense: Flexor? Are you referring to the flector patch (diclofenac)? That is a topical antiimflammatory patch and is costly for may people as there is no generic. An alternative may be oral anti-inflammatories of which most are available gernerically. There is also voltaren gel that is topical, although also costly and there is another toical ointment that may work. Ask your physician and pharmacist for assistance. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I am feeling quite about of tension doing deep cervical neck flexor exercise is this normal?

What do you recommend if I am feeling quite about of tension doing deep cervical neck flexor exercise is this normal?

Poor question: Please reread your question and then rewrite it so it makes sense so we can answer it for you. As it is written it makes no sense to me. ...Read more

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Hi, sirwhen we holding 5kg mass steady both flexor and extensor contracted but how about when lifting the mass upwards?Will the extensor also contract?

Hi, sirwhen we holding 5kg mass steady both flexor and extensor contracted but how about when lifting the mass upwards?Will the extensor also contract?

Tey will not: They will not contract, extensors work when you extend, flexors work when flexing motion occurs, this muscles groups work independant of eatch other. ...Read more

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Why did my hip flexor lock up?

Why did my hip flexor lock up?

Tight: The hip flexors are almost always too tight. You need to religiously stretch them. Also work on strengthening the gluts which help balance out the flexors. ...Read more