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Doctor insights on: Deep Muscle Contusion

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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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How long is it supposed to it take for a deep muscle bruise to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a deep muscle bruise to heal?

Recovery: The recovery for an injury varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured. Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required. ...Read more

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What is pfrimmer deep muscle therapy used for?

What is pfrimmer deep muscle therapy used for?

Deeper than Swedish: Pfrimmer is a type of massage therapy similar to swedish massage, but deeper. It is used to treat inflammatory and circulatory problems - theoreticaly helping to mobilize the fluids that collect locally with these conditions, and correct cellular damage. Massage can be a wonderful way to help with muscle and connective tissue problems...See your dr to see if it is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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What can I use for deep muscle healing in ankle?

What can I use for deep muscle healing in ankle?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of pfrimmer deep muscle therapy® exactly?

What is the purpose of pfrimmer deep muscle therapy® exactly?

Multiple: Pfrimmer deep muscle therapy was developed by therese pfrimmer; and is utilized for a variety of conditions including als, stroke, cerebral palsy, m.S., etc. If you are interested you can check it out at www.Pfrimmer.Com. ...Read more

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One Fissurectomy site seems to have reopened. How long does it take for these to heal? This was a chronic deep muscle fissure.

One Fissurectomy site seems to have reopened. How long does it take for these to heal? This was a chronic deep muscle fissure.

If the surgery was: performed correctly and appropriately, and assuming you are in good health and have good nutrition, followed post op dietary and fluid instructions, all wounds should be healed in 4-6 weeks after surgery. Feel free to get a second opinion if you are not having luck with your surgeon ...Read more

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What is deep muscle massage therapy exactly?

Rubbing: Deep massage therapy is a massage therapy modality that implies increased pressure application to affected areas for analgesic and restorative effects. In other words, deep massage will stimulate circulation in the affected muscle and will also help it heal better. ...Read more

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So antipsychotics cause deep muscle stiffness or surface muscle stiffness?

So antipsychotics cause deep muscle stiffness or surface muscle stiffness?

Possible s/e: In fact, muscle stiffness, abnormal muscle movements are reason for very close medical monitoring while taking antipsychotic medication. Often meds are prescribed to prevent this side effect. Another strategy is to keep the dose as low as possible. If any unusual muscle stiffness, twitching or abnormal (dsykinetic) movements are noticed, be sure to tell prescribing doctor right away. Take care. ...Read more

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