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Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Possibly: It can help prevent it, but it can also cause it if not performed properly. Yoga is great for improving flexibility and core strengthening. However if you are severely deconditioned and starting yoga, it's advisable you take it easy in the beginning and have a good instructor, to minimize your risk for injury. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

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


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Can stretching help reduce muscle strain?

Can stretching help reduce muscle strain?

Absolutely: Proper warmup and stretching should be part of your excercise regimen. ...Read more

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How can physical therapy help heal a thoracic muscle strain in back?

How can physical therapy help heal a thoracic muscle strain in back?

Yes: Physical therapist are experts in helping patients recover from musculoskeletal injuries, strains, sprains, and surgery. Back pain, and specifically a thoracic muscle strain, is a classic and common injury for which physical therapy may be beneficial. ...Read more

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Can muscle tension from anxiety cause you to have a muscle sprain/muscle tear/muscle pull, etc?

Can muscle tension from anxiety cause you to have a muscle sprain/muscle tear/muscle pull, etc?

Only part of problem: John, While anxiety can increase muscle tone, this is not likely the biggest reason for a tear. More likely the injured muscle was tight from lack of stretching, or even over-stretching/weakness. A muscle tear or sprain is diagnosed through a physical exam by a doctor and confirmed with an MRI. Although if the pain improves spontaneously an MRI often will not alter the treatment plan. ...Read more

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How can you prevent weight-lifting-related muscle strains and pulls?

How can you prevent weight-lifting-related muscle strains and pulls?

Plan ahead...: The most important thing to prevent these issues is two fold - it is important to be well hydrated (maybe even with electrolytes if you sweat a lot) as well as it is better to start low and work up on weight and repetition. It is better to lift a smaller weight and do more often rather than jumping to a high weight. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture or massage help a torn tendon heal?

Can acupuncture or massage help a torn tendon heal?

Feels good: But, i don't see how it will help the tendon heal. Ideally, you would want to make sure both of the torn ends are placed back together if possible. There are other repair methods in case the tendon has retracted but this is something you need to see a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist. ...Read more

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Are massages relaxing and do they help cure sporting injuries such as strained muscles?

Are massages relaxing and do they help cure sporting injuries such as strained muscles?

Yes: Muscles respond to gentle massaging, they help heal injuries curing depends on the amount of tissue injured and other factors that might need help. ...Read more

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How will rice therapy help back pain or a muscle injury?

How will rice therapy help back pain or a muscle injury?

Doyou mean Rice: Rest, ice, compresstion and elevation, that one way to do it some time you could add medications(mortin), but no response we should change to different method. ...Read more

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Do muscle relaxers help with a injured sternocleidomastoid?

Do muscle relaxers help with a injured sternocleidomastoid?

Maybe a little: Muscle injuries generally respond well to ice, rest, stretching, and time. Medications like nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc...) can help decrease inflammation in and around the muscle. Muscle relaxers can sometimes be helpful, but have the undesirable side effects of drowsiness and sometimes disorientation. Consult with your physician to decide what combination of treatments is best for you. ...Read more

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Can certain exercises prevent or treat scoliosis? Are there stretches or exercises that can be done to prevent or help correct scoliosis? .

Can certain exercises prevent or treat scoliosis? Are there stretches or exercises that can be done to prevent or help correct scoliosis?

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Always exercise: While exercise will not improve the size of scoliosis curves, exercise will make you feel better so you can cope with it. For more information visit www.eSpine.com under scoliosis ...Read more

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How can you treat chronic muscle tension and/or strain of the rhomboid?

PT or chiro: Nsaids for pain and some musculoskeletal work inclusive of soft-tissue massage, estim or ultrasound prn, and correction of any muscle imbalances. Who does the soft tissue work is up to you. I usually prescribe pt, but a chiro can likely do much of this as well. ...Read more

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In what ways do massage chairs reduce muscle spasms?

Complex: Different stimulation modality like massage, vibration heat, cold etc change the spinal cord threshold and decrease firing by motor neurons. ...Read more

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Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Simple MSK?: Yoga helps a variety of problems, including balance, muscle imbalances, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, mood porblems, and many more. I encourage you to give it a try--many studios have introductory packages. Each instructor and class has their own feeling, so try a few before you lay out a lot of money. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxers help with hip pain?

Can muscle relaxers help with hip pain?

Yes but: Muscle relaxers can help with the pain from muscle spasm but it is uncommon to use them alone in large joint pain. They are more commonly used with nonsteroidal drugs which can relieve both pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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Can muscle activation therapy (mat) help treat a tailbone injury?

Neuromuscular stimul: Tens is helpful & beneficial in many musculoskeletal anomalies with few to no detrimental effects. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain from a sprained trapezius muscle?

Acupuncture: Agree w dr. Joe. Acupuncture can reduce inflammation & pain and accelerate healing for a trap injury. ...Read more

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Can particular stretching exercises help treat sciatica?

Can particular stretching exercises help treat sciatica?

Maybe: It is conventional to use exercises for the treatment of sciatica and a variety of back conditions. These exercises should be specifically tailored for your particular needs. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more