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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Muscle Injuries

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Causes of muscle twitches?

Causes of muscle twitches?

Magnesium potassium: Deficiency of these minerals can cause it as we'll as deficiency of vitamin B12 and other b vitamins. Lack of sleep is another cause. Take magnesium and if it doesn't help, try potassium. ...Read more

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 lack of exercise cause muscle, joint aches?

Can lack of exercise cause muscle, joint aches?

Yes: Indeed inactivity will lead to loss/ losses. Very painful experience. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles in the absence of exercise?

What causes severe muscle cramping in various muscles  in the absence of exercise?

Cramping: It may be an electrolyte imbalance need to get some lab work it may also be related to some of the medications you are taking. ...Read more

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What are some causes of frequent muscle twitching and muscle aches?

What are some causes of frequent muscle twitching and muscle aches?

Electrolyte imbalanc: Among other things, an electrolyte imbalance caused by dehydration or other conditions resulting in alteration of the cellular environment can cause muscle twitching. Of course exertion and stress can also. ...Read more

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What exactly causes the problems from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle weakness or damage?

What exactly causes the problems from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle weakness or damage?

Both: The problems with a rotator cuff injury involve pain, swelling and limited motion. The treatment may involve ice, rest and nsaids. Sometimes a cortisone injection can be helpful. If the rotator cuff is totally torn, one might have limited motion. Then one might need surgical treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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What are the types of muscle and joint strains?

What are the types of muscle and joint strains?

Muscle & Joint strai: Mild, moderate, severe. Depends on degree of swelling, fracture, or not, and other abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are the typical causes of repetitive stress injuries?

What are the typical causes of repetitive stress injuries?

Repetitive Stress: Repetitive stress injuries are just that: repeated stress on a joint or body part from recurrently using that part. Try to change your routine so that you are not constantly putting excess stress or strain on a particular joint or body part. ...Read more

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What causes muscle weakness in polio?

What causes muscle weakness in polio?

See below: The polio virus attacks the nerves in the spinal cord that supply the muscles. Called motor nerves. Polio does not affect the nerves that deal with sensation. When the nerves die due to the polio virus, the muscles tend to wither and that is what causes the weakness. Post polio syndrome can occur 30-40 years later with new symptoms of weakness and fatigue. It is not a reactivation of the virus. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of neurogenic atrophy in thenar muscle from nerve injury?

Thenar atrophy: Thenar muscle weakness results in thumb abduction weakness. This movement is holding the thumb straight up when the back of your hand is turned down (not shown in the picture). It should be able to overcome some resistance to adopt this position. You may also see a dimple in the muscle area at the base of your thumb. ...Read more

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What kinds of professions most commonly cause back problems and injury?

What kinds of professions most commonly cause back problems and injury?

Back injury: forces known to create back problems include, exposure to prolonged vibratory forces(riding in a truck with poor suspension),prolonged positioning(sitting for long periods of time without shifting to stand or walk) repetitive twist or bend(swinging a mop or running a checkout stand).doing heavy resistive activities( e.g. lifting furniture playing contact sport ) ...Read more

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Can a torn butt muscle causes the symptoms of sciatica?

Can a torn butt muscle causes the symptoms of sciatica?

Torn muscle/sciatica: The biceps femoris muscle (hamstring) attaches to the ischial tuberosity ("sit bone") and the sciatic nerve passes next to this muscle attachment. Sciatic nerve dysfunction can occur if the muscle detaches from the tuberosity and retracts into the thigh. The nerve is also at risk for injury if during an orthopedic reattachment procedure. ...Read more

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What are common causes of brain injury?

What are common causes of brain injury?

CDC guidelines: According to cdc: the leading causes of tbi are: falls (35.2%); motor vehicle – traffic (17.3%); struck by/against events (16.5%); and assaults (10%). The link for the above is at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/traumaticbraininjury/causes.Html. ...Read more

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Which types of chronic ankle injuries are there?

Which types of chronic ankle injuries are there?

Chronic Ankle: Chronic ankle injuries are the obvious ankle sprains, stains from falls or injuries. An ankle fracture or injury of the joint can turn into chronic pain for a osteochondral defect. Tendonitis and ligament tears that were never treated. Theses are just a few. ...Read more

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What exactly causes the stiffness from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle spasms?

What exactly causes the stiffness from a rotator cuff injury? Muscle spasms?

Capsular tightness: A rotator cuff tear is usually painful and can spawn a cascade of undesirable events in the surrounding tissues. The muscles attached to the torn cuff tendon can become weak, atrophied and painful. The underlying shoulder capsule can become transiently stiff and noncompliant resulting in a debilitating loss of motion ("frozen shoulder"). Scar tissue/synovitis can accumulate and block motion too. ...Read more

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Can myopathy of the muscles cause unusual sweating?

Can myopathy of the muscles cause unusual sweating?

Possible: It depends on the type of myopathy. More likely medications you are taking for a myopathy can cause sweating. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a muscle strain or internal bruise?

What causes rid of a muscle strain or internal bruise?

Usually these are:-: Self limiting conditions, unless you are frequently re-injuring yourself. You can try pain meds like nsaids, eg advil or aleve (naproxen) + a muscle relaxer (like flexeril) with pt including stretching exercises, massages, heat packs and avoiding the specific activity that caused it or is making it worse. Good luck. If still persists, see your doctor to make a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Which may be the cause of frequent muscle twitching and muscle aches?

Which may be the cause of frequent muscle twitching and muscle aches?

Muscle twitch, aches: Painless twitching can be worrisome but if associated with aches, it suggests an actual problem with muscles or nerves. Simple things to try include assessing your electrolytes with calcium (labs) and red blood cell magnesium level. Can try oral magnesium before that (mag malate 400-600 mg per day, watching for diarrhea as indicates too much). ...Read more

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What's the most common cause of random twitches or muscle spams?

Muscle twitches: the most common cause of muscle twitches and fiber spasms is changes in exercise / activity. Either an abrupt increase or decrease normally correlates with these symptoms. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more