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Causes Of Muscle Injuries
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
What is Spondylolysis of L5-S1 and what are causes? Also, would muscle injury (I.E sprain/strain) to the Lumbar region cause Sciatica symptoms?
Currently on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30mg 2x/day. How does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) help lose weight? Metabolism increase? Will it cause massive muscle catabolism? On injury rest.
Amphetamine effect: Just like any stimulant, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) causes an increase in metabolism and a decrease in appetite. That combination is what causes weight loss in many people. It is not indicated for weight loss, but weight loss is a well-known side effect of the medication. ...Read more
Yes: There is a difference between pain relief and healing. Athlete need healed tissue. Studies advocate NSAID use for ligament injuries, because they were such great pain-relievers, when in fact they were and are stopping the healing mechanisms of the body. Any technique or medication that stops the normal inflammatory process that helps heal the body must have a long-term detrimental effect. ...Read more
It will heal: Bruised muscle should heal just fine with no permanent damage. ...Read more
Is myosithis something to worry about when it cause high CPK elevation due to injury calves muscle?
Whoa: Myositis does not result from injury. If your CPK is up from a physical injury to your calf muscles, it's to be expected. If you exercise hard and often, your CPK will be higher -- often much higher -- than the lab's reference range in any case. If you do indeed have an illness in the "myositis" family of muscle diseases unrelated to fitness or injury, you will realize it. ...Read more
What do you call an injury that is caused by repeated microtrauma to the tissue or a muscle imbalance?
Stress: or overuse injury.Get a more detailed answer ›