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Bandage Flex Strip Medication
Flexion is a joint motion. The exact motion depends on the joint.
Wrist: with palm down, in direction of palm
elbow: up towards face
shoulder: in front of body
ankle: down like pushing gas pedal
hip: lifting knee towards chest. ...Read more
How long until I return back to basketball? Each dribble hurts with the flexion "aspect." It has been 3 weeks and 1 day. When will I be better?
What happened?: You do not say what injury you had. But obviously if you still have pain with every dribble, you have a ways to go before you're ready to return. Ask your doc when you can expect to return to play. Tell us what happened, and maybe we can give you some idea of a time frame for healing. ...Read more
Bend knee to chest: The following are hip flexors. The iliopsoas or inner hip muscles are made up of the psoas major, psoas minor, iliacus muscle. The anterior compartment of thigh muscles include the rectus femoris (part of the quadriceps muscle group), & sartorius. One of the gluteal muscles (tensor fasciae latae) & the muscles of the medial compartment of thigh (pectineus, adductor longus & brevis, & gracilis). ...Read more
Yes: Bending, lifting and twisting all load the discs and can injure or reinjure them. ...Read more
Not sure what u mean: I am not clear on what the word "jugger" means. If it means "shakes" then it may indicate that you are using too much weight. I am also not clear on the purpose of doing these wrist flexion exercises. I tend to stick with functional exercises that come out of movements that are used in daily activities. ...Read more
It depends: That depends on what body part your talking about. Can you be more specific? ...Read more
That depends on your: Conditioning most importantly, and on the type/duration of exercises you do. As you get better and more conditioned the rate would decrease. ...Read more
Movement of toes: What direction the toes are moving when heel to little toe is gently scorched, if big toe an dother toes moves towards sole it is normal plantar flexion if moves towards top part of foot it is dorsiflexion. It one of the test to asses the intact spinal cord. ...Read more
If the bone: Restricted range of motion before, then yes it will likely increase range of motion on its removal. ...Read more
Internal knee: It could be many things but consider internal knee derangement issues like cartilage, joint mice, ligaments, tendons. Does the knee lock? This can be a clue. Even though you are getting knee pain also consider structures around the knee like bursas. Your evaluation will include an examination, imaging like x-rays, ultrasound or mri. Therapy includes exercise, surgery depending on findings. ...Read more
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The triceps brachii muscle is the primary extensor of the elbow
the bicep is the major flexer of the elbow. ...Read more
Not toes, but foot.: The gastroc and soleus muscles do not plantarflex the toes they plantarflex the foot. These 2 muscle come together and form the achilles tendon attaching on the back of the heel. There are multiple muscles both in the foot and leg that are involved in plantarflexing the toes. The main PF muscles are the flexor digitorum longus for digits 2, 3, 4, 5 and flexor hallucis longus for the big toe. ...Read more
Knee muscles: Both the quadriceps and hamstring muscles are responsible for extension and flexion. Both muscle groups are equally large and powerful. ...Read more
Firmish lump on right calf muscle when flexed. Can move it around and it goes away when flexation ceases.
Constant pain near outer buttox, hip cracks with outward flexation, pain down outer thigh and tingling toes. What could be causing this?
When is earliest I can start exercise to flex/strengthen muscle (ex:pronation/supination/flexion/extension) after monteggia fracture on elbow surgery?
Talk to your doc: There are many factors affecting when you can start motion. Most important is the fracture pattern, the quality of bone, and the rigidity of the fixation. These are questions only your orthopaedist can answer for you. In general they will want to get you moving as quickly as possible. ...Read more
Are the muscles responsible for twisting rotation the same ones responsible for body flexion (abs, sides)?
"are the muscles responsible for twisting rotation the same ones responsible for body flexion (abs, sides)?
The answer is yes.
Each side of the core/trunk of the body has these abdominus obliques muscles. When they work individually, the body turns in that direction. Working together and simultaneously, they help the rectus abdominus muscles, to bend (ie, flexion) the body. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed with spondylolisthesis 9-10 mm anterolisthesis L5 on S1, in neutral, flexion and extension. What "grade" does this mean?
"Probably" 3: The degree of a spondylolisthesis is measured not based on the mm of slippage, but rather percent of slippage. That takes out any errors due to magnification. Grade I is 0-25 percent, grade II is 25-50, Grsde III is 50-75 percent, and grade IV is 75-100 percent; the percent is based upon what percent one vertebrae is shifted over the other. Usually a 9 mm slip would be grade III, but can vary. ...Read more
I have pain in the middle of my arm and with quick flexion sometimes feel something pop. What might be causing this. I had a slap tear fixed 11/13?
See your surgeon: With your symptoms I would suggest seeing your orthopedic surgeon who performed your slap [email protected] your age long head of biceps tendon rupture would be unlikely but can occur... More likely that your slap repair has re- torn or never healed properly or progressed. Hopefully not! Best of luck! ...Read more
You mean internal --: Rotation + flexion/extension.Get a more detailed answer ›
If l3-s1 is fused, what movements are absolutely contraindicated? Beyond forward flexion and twisting?
No absolue contrindi: The limitation of movement depends on your tolerance and the point at which you experience pain during range of movement. That movement level is your limit in any direction of movement. ...Read more
I had 1st interspinous ligament [email protected] 5cm below c7. Is it chronic? Are exercise of forward/backward/side flexion, twist left/right sufficient?
Local heat and non s: Some anti inflammatory meds will help and local heat and rest. ...Read more
Spondylolisthesis with flexion. Extension level 3.55 mm of anterolisthesis. Flexion is 5.99, neutral 3.77 mm, mod central stenosis. L4-5 anterolisthes?
Spondylolisthesis: This is an MRI report of the low back which shows moderate narrowing of the spinal canal at the lumbar 4/5 level. In addition, there is a small slip with instability at the lumbar 4/5 level. This is arthritis which often causes pain in the low back with bending and stooping. The pain may radiate into the calf, ankle or big toe. There may be numbness too. See a neurosurgeon for treatment. ...Read more
Which exercises should be done for bilateral neural foraminal stenosis in l4-l5? Flexion or extension?
Extension worsens: Look into makenzie exercises system.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause sharp intermittent knee pain, worse on flexion. No obvious swelling. Pain for a few days then settles for a week or two.?
Meniscal injury: I have the same injury so I can attest as a patient. Injury to the medial or lateral meniscus, frequently caused by a twisting or cutting motion, can cause sharp pain on knee flexion. Partial or complete tear to the posterior cruciate ligament can also cause some knee pain, though it is usually accompanied by some swelling. If the pain is mostly localized to the anterior kneecap or just below ...Read more
'm three months out of ACL reconstruction surgery and bi menisci repair, I have only 100 degree of flexion and I haven't got the full extension yet?
Is better than when you started. Most of the benefits would be there by 3 months, AND, even without having a problem and surgery, people can improve their mobility, strength and flexibility over time with consistent physical activity.
Signs of problems would be deformity, swelling, things getting worse not better over time, or signs of infection. ...Read more