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Extrinsic Eye Muscles Function
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
Concerning lateral pterygoid muscle,why protrusive action functions to test intactness of mandibular nerve?
Lateral pterygoid: The motor function of the mandibular branch of the fifth cranial nerve is tested by asking the patient to clench their teeth together and to open their mouth against resistance. The "thumb" test is the only reliable test to examine lateral pterygoid muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can regular icsc improve the bladder function even partially ? Is electrical stimulation of sacral nerves restore the bladder function
Immediate right eye ptosis due to glucose intake? Inflammation around cranial nerve sheath causing osmolytic disbalnce? Does it make sense? Normal mri
No: A ptosis may indicate lack of sympathetic innervation, usually associated with a dilated, or meiotic pupil as well. Re start with not just an eye doc, but neuro=ophthalmologist. The metabolic stream you report does not make sense to me. A one sided problem needs to seek anatomic cause. ...Read more
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Unfortunately yes: As MSA progresses, every muscle in the body eventually gets affected by the degeneration of the autonomic nerves & other derangements which cannot be compensated for anymore by the "voluntary" nervous system. I have a patient who is likely going through his last stages & it is a relentless disease process for which he now refuses any & all interventions to help him with breathing or swallowing. ...Read more
How much ischemia or partial ischemia can muscles handle before permanent damage is done? I.E. Skeletal muscle like lower leg
Does raynauds disease an scerloderma, link to lungs like upper lobe, and affect , heart, kidneys, brain, eyes, through blood vessels to brain and limbs?
Hypothyroid causes muscle weakness does it leads to GERD by loosening the esophageal sphincter muscle?
Maybe!: Thanks for asking b/c until i just searched, i would've thought no. While i can't find any traditional evidence linking the two, enough people have written online to various forums complaining about such a link that it can't be a coincidence. My guess is that we need to treat one's hypothyroidism aggressively & adequately enough to regain les strength. I look forward to what GI colleagues say. ...Read more
Not really: The supra-orbital is a branch of the v-1 division of the trigeminal nerve and provides sensation over the eyebrow. Innervation for the eye itself and the eyelid is subserved by other cranial nerves. If the supra-orbital is involved, there is an area of numbness above the evebrow. ...Read more
Regarding upper back issues of mine, overused and stretched muscles, traps / rhomboids etc. What causes the muscles to give a burning sensation ?
Exercise or strain: New exercise or activity? May cause dom delayed onset muscle soreness (typically about 48 hours after the increase use of those muscles). May last a few days to a week or two. Alternatively, sudden/acute burning may indicate a strain, which may take a few weeks to several months to resolve. Massage or foam roller may help, if this is not a muscle strain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can color tone shifting of computer monitors (shifting from blue to red spectrum as the sun sets) reduce eye strain and damage?
No: there is no known damage from computer light. If you find it more comfortable by all means shift your color settings ...Read more
Can facial nerve palsy affecting the left lips, left eye blinking, and vocal cord all arising from trauma of gunshot at the neck, ear , be corrected?
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Dx with pelvic floor dysfunction (muscles in spasm) are physio exercises concentrating on the core/abdo muscles going to make PFD worse?
NO: strenghten pelvic floor and PC muscles with Kegal maneuvers, pelvic thrusts and abdominal bridging and planking exercises. PT will work. Strenghtening gluteal and pelvic floor muscles. Ask you GYN about the use of pelvic/vaginal weights. ...Read more
Not sure: This doesn't sound like "conventional" therapy, but if it doesn't hurt/cost much/is harmful, then why not try? More conventional wisdom on mg can be found here: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/myasthenia_gravis/detail_myasthenia_gravis.Htm. ...Read more
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