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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 30mg 2x/day. How does Adderall help lose weight? Metabolism increase? Will it cause massive muscle catabolism? On injury rest.
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
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 ›
Can too much inflammation from an injury cause more damage than heal the injury? (e.G. Muscle injuries) would this prolong the healing process?
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
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