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Can A Muscle Tear Heal
How long will my intercostal rib muscle tear take to heal? It's so painful. It's been like this for a week.
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
When u pull a muscle tear and it heals does it heal with new muscle tissue. If no y when u weight train it heals with new muscle but not with injury?
Tear me up.: Muscle tear, for the most part, heal with normal muscle tissue. Occasionally, however, some torn muscle tissue may be replaced by fibrous tissue, forming scars. ...Read more
Depends: Understanding which tendon is torn and how much can better answer your question. The rotator cuff has five distinct layers and if it is torn top to bottom (full thickness), this will not heal and will progress over time. If speaking of a tear of the long head of the bicep, this does not typically require surgery and results most frequently in a "popeye" cosmetic deformity. ...Read more
I have a muscle tear or a knot in the left side of my neck tjat my chiropractor cant fix. Is this something that will heal on its own its been 2 mnths?
What should I do to help a partial rectus femoris muscle tear heal? Should I see a doctor about this?
Rectus femoris: This really depends on what issues are arising. This muscle is involved with flexing the thigh at the hip and extending the leg at the knee. If those functions are still maintained then surgery is not needed. If its a partial tear confirmed on testing then you may want to consider Stem Cell/PRP injection into the tear. ...Read more
1: Depends on the tendon/muscle area and the specific sport. With complete rest and focused treatment, most of these issues can improve within 2-4 weeks. More complex areas and pathology can take longer. ...Read more
Prolotherapy: Though controversial to some doctors, and elective to insurance companies, some people and their physicians swear by injections to muscle tears using inflammation-triggering agents to promote a healing specified scarring response. Prolotherapy and related sclerotherapy techniques include plasma-rich platelet injections. Musculoskeletal ultrasound can help target injection sites specifically. ...Read more
It depend: If the muscle torn from certain spot it may need surgical repair, other wise will treated with rest and pain medications'. ...Read more
Possibly: This is especially true if the fall resulted in new trauma to the shoulder. ...Read more
Muscle tear heel: Sure a muscle tear after 7 months can be painful due to many reasons. One is scar tissue may have formed. A nerve entrapement may have occur such as baxters nerve compression. Sometimes no physical therapy after it being healed can cause intermittent pain. Finally your condition might have been a surgical case, hence conservative measures may have not healed the tear. ...Read more
It shouldn't...: That's a leisurely pace and you shouldn't be stressing your torn abdominal muscles too severely. The only thing that might make it more difficult is walking up or down an incline. And you could always try to do one mile first... ...Read more
My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?
I have an egg sized indentation on my right upper buttock. There is no pain. What could the cause be? Muscle tear?
SFA: This is a common location for something referred to as subcutaneous fat atrophy (sfa). Have you had any kind of injection in the area? This is the usual cause of sfa. Focal trauma to the area can also result in the same but as I understand you do not recall this happening. Are you diabetic? This will sometimes happen in diabetics. ...Read more
I had muscle tear in my leg ‚now I have been resting for 2 months +. Is there a way to test my leg if it has healed.
Muscle tear healed: The best way to determine healing is to follow-up with the physician that treated the injury. Physical examination of the leg is necessary and possibly a follow up scan if there are any concerns following the exam. Physical therapy is also helpful in monitoring improvement in strength and pain, as an indicator of healing. ...Read more
I was told I might have a muscle tear at the ER last night. I made an appt with the ortho on Tues. What should I do until then?
RICE RICE baby: Sorry, I'm showing my age. We recommend Rest, Ice, Compression & Elevation for acute injuries. Also avoid any aggravating activities. If your brain, heart, kidneys & stomach are ok, might consider short course of NSAIDs eg ibuprofen OR naproxen to deal w/pain (see current news re FDA label about incr heart disease risk). There's no free lunch so only take if pain unbearable. Or try acetaminophen. ...Read more
Calf muscle: This cannot be diagnosed on a computer. See your physician (podiatrist, orthopedist, family doc) for an evaluation ...Read more
7 WKS POST CALF MUSCLE TEAR. YET, I STILL HAVE SAME HARD KNOT THAT APPEARED ON DAY ONE. 3X7cm. LOOKS & FEELS AS IF I HAVE MUSCLE FLEXED 100% OF TIME?
Mis-diagnosis: Your muscle tear is really a fascia tear, and as a result you have a knot in the muscle that is causing pain. The best response will come from treating the trigger point with needling and myofascial release and restoring the fascia injury with platelet rich plasma. Www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com ...Read more
Muscle vs ligament:
There are no muscles in the ankle joint/apparatus. There are only ligaments and tendons immediately around the ankle. Ligaments and tendons can tear partially or completely rupture.
A "sprain" refers to ligament or a tendon injury, and a "strain" refers to a muscle ingury.
Regarding the ankle: considering what I stated above, there is no strain, only sprain. ...Read more
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