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Will working on the hip abductors cause my legs to look fat?

Will working on the hip abductors cause my legs to look fat?

No way: It will cause your legs to look attractive and toned. It is always possible to bulk up too much with doing too much weight resistance and not enough cardio or lower weights but this is something you can control. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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Tendon Rupture (Definition)

A tendon rupture occurs when the structure of the tendon becomes discontinuous. The tendon connects a muscle to a bone allowing the contractile force of the muscle to be transmitted to the bone allowing for motion to occur. In a tendon rupture, this ...Read more


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I had right hip abductor mechanism repair 3 weeks ago, with instruction for no weight bearing and abduction for 6 weeks. When should it feel normal?

I had right hip abductor mechanism repair 3 weeks ago, with instruction for no weight bearing and abduction for 6 weeks. When should it feel normal?

Probably 12 weeks: After 6-8 weeks for the repair to occur after surgery, then you would require pt to overcome the weakness and to improve the strength of the muscles and increase range of motion over the next 4-6 weeks, and also to start weight bearing on the affected leg, . ...Read more

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How to know if you tore hip abductors?

Hip tear: Muscle tear after trauma would typically be very painful to use, and bruised and swollen ...Read more

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What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

Simple: Attache appropriate weights to ankle of leg to exercise with that leg adducted across the front of the other leg. Now, with knee fully extended, move the leg in a lateral or abducted motion at the hip. This is only one of many exercises to isolate the abductors using progressive resistant exercises. Also muscle confusion execises should be incorporated. Seek the help of a personal trainer. ...Read more

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Where would asupraspinatus tendon tear, or a rim rent tear be located?

Where would asupraspinatus tendon tear, or a rim rent tear be located?

See below: The shoulder. This is one of the 4 rotator cuff muscles and most commonly torn. Follow up with an orthopedic surgeon good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Will I go to surgery for a quads tendon tear?

Will I go to surgery for a quads tendon tear?

Patellar tendon: Any rupture of a tendon requires surgery or repair. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an Achilles tendon tear?

How to know if I have an Achilles tendon tear?

See below: Clinical exam and perhaps and mri. Can be partial tear or complete tear. Complete tear is more obvious and will prevent you from walking or standing. ...Read more

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Are there any non surgical treatments for tendon tear?

Depends on which one: There are certainly non-surgical treatments for tendon injuries, but it depends on which tendon is injured. Some tendons in the hand heal well with splinting, some require surgery. Treatment for an achilles tendon is controversial, with some advocating for surgery and others for bracing or casting. You should check with your doctor to discuss relative risks and benefits for your specific injury. ...Read more

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Is a full thickness bicep tendon tear painful and requires surgery?

Is a full thickness bicep tendon tear painful and requires surgery?

Depends on extent of: Injury, which can be determined by an MRI. Please seek immediate orthopedic evaluation. If you cannot raise or flex the affected arm there may be nerve damage. Please seek immediate attention. ...Read more

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Will shoulder impingment & partial tendon tear go away without treatment?

Not usually: It is possible, with rest and activity avoidance your pain can be diminished but the problem may not totally go away. Physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, and possible steroid injections can aid in pain reduction. Depending on the severity of the partial tear you may need surgery to eliminate the impingement and to repair the tear. ...Read more

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What are other methods of examination for a subscapularis tendon tear than an mri?

What are other methods of examination for a subscapularis tendon tear than an mri?

MRI: Is the best study to evaluate for a subscapularis tendon tear. An mr arthrogram (injection of dye into the joint space) may add some information). ...Read more

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For a tendon tear. Is it ok to walk on a torn posterior tibial tendon without a huge amount of pain or would it be something else?

Tough problem.: Pt tendon is our strong stabilizer of the foot and ankle. Without it, you can't go on your toes and your foot significantly flattens down in the inside arch. The longer you allow it to function that way, the worse your foot will feel, look and function. Many Podiatrists in your area. Go have it checked if you haven't yet. ...Read more

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I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

Varying degrees: Think of the severities you listed as a continuum. - if you have bicep soreness following any increase in your normal level of activitiy, then you likely strained the muscle fibers. The pain associated will likely subside w/ a proper amount of conservative treatment (rice). If no improvement see a physician. A strain itself can be of varing degrees & in the most severe cases a "tear" may result. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hear your tendon tear?

Is it possible to hear your tendon tear?

Tendon pop tear: Often people speak about this, yes you can hear a tear, but often its a feeling ...Read more

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Is it actually possible to hear a tendon tear?

Is it actually possible to hear a tendon tear?

Yes: It can happen. Sound waves travel in the body as well, so some people can hear these things when they happen, just like people hear their own heartbeat. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a small tendon tear and tendonosis?

They are different: Sometimes called chronic tendinitis, which inflamation of the tendons, prtial tear there a gap in the tendon. ...Read more

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Can a tendon tear in my forearm?

Yes: Tendons tear from trauma and if the injury was directed at the forearm, it could happen there. You should ice the injured area and seek the attention of an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could cause a patellar tendon tear?

Unfortunately No: No. Patellar tendons, like other tendons in the body, do not regrow. They need to be surgically re-attached or augmented with tendon graft materials in the event of a rupture or injury. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an Achilles tendon tear?

How do I know if I have an Achilles tendon tear?

See a doctor: Seeing a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon would be a start. A proper examination, with possibly other studies such as ultrasound or MRI can make the diagnosis and start you on appropriate treatment. Achilles tendon ruptures can take longer to heal, or get worse without proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are signs that you have an Achilles tendon tear?

What are signs that you have an Achilles tendon tear?

If Achilles is torn: It is very difficult, or impossible to lift your body up on the affected side while standing on that foot only. To clarify: while holding on to the arm of a chair pick your good leg off the ground. Try to do a toe raise on the bad leg. This is usually not possible with a torn achilles. ...Read more

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Who should I see about bicep tendon tear?

Who should I see about bicep tendon tear?

Sports or orthopedic: Most orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine orthopedists see plenty of bicep tendon tears. Ee are your best bet fir finding yiur answers. Unfortunately, as we get older and continue to beat up our bodies with sports and activities, the body can't keep up! ...Read more

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Who should I see about a biceps tendon tear?

Orthopedist: They can evaluate you and decide the best treatment. ...Read more

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What's the remedy for a peroneal tendon tear if conservative tx failed?

Repair: Peroneal tendon tears, usaully intrasubstance or partial tears are difficult to treat conservatively. Once the MRI determines the extent and location of the rupture, the tendon can be repaired by various procedures...Tubularization, debridement or replacement. Amniotic membrane is showing a promising treatment by wrapping the torn tendon. ...Read more

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What to wear on shoulder with a tiny tendon tear while playing flag football?

What to wear on shoulder with a tiny tendon tear while playing flag football?

Shoulder tendon tear: Small tendon tear can easily become complete and need surgery. Be specific as to the tendon and what % is torn. I love to play too. Be smart. ...Read more

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Would a hamstring tendon tear cause the hamstring to be sensitive and feel wider/bulgier?

Would a hamstring tendon tear cause the hamstring to be sensitive and feel wider/bulgier?

Yes: It would be tender, bruised and you would probably feel a knot whew the tendon has balled up. ...Read more

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Mri results say partial intrasunstance tendon tear versus tendenosis. What does that mean?

Mri results say partial intrasunstance tendon tear versus tendenosis. What does that mean?

Depends: I suspect we are talking about your shoulder. It is not uncommon to find these types of things in shoulder MRIs. It really depends on your examination and your limitations. Your doctor will need to put all of this information together to tell you how to manage this accordingly. ...Read more

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Can supraspinatus intrasubstance tendon tear (7x1x6 mm) heal by itself without surgery? How long may it take for a healthy 62 years old to heal?

Can supraspinatus intrasubstance tendon tear (7x1x6 mm) heal by itself without surgery? How long may it take for a healthy 62 years old to heal?

Unlikely: Partial thickness rotator cuff tears rarely'heal'. They may become less painful occassionally in some patients who are able to 'tolerate' them. However, most progress (esp. In older adults) w/time to small full thickness tears, etc. If u are not improving w/ pt, NSAIDs, etc. Consider having an experienced arthroscopist perform repair (intrasubstance or 'taken down' and repair to bone).Pain relief! ...Read more

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What is treatment for tendon tear in tarsal canal?

@ Ur age it's due 2.: ..wear as it changes direction in the tarsal tunnel. It is in contact with the bone & held in place by extremely unyielding ligament. As it see-saws back & forth it wears, inflammation sets in & it ruptures. Repair in the tunnel is not recommended as it is of poor quality. A cable graft is used or a tendon transfer, as well as a cast 2 brace 2 proper foot ware that may need 2 B custom made ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for peroneus longus tendon tear?

Extent of tear?: The vast majority of partial tears are initially treated with immobilization using a splint for 2-4 weeks with possible therapy. If the tear is complete or persistently symptomatic after non-surgical treatment, surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between slap tear and bicep tendon tear of the shoulder?

Is there a difference between slap tear and bicep tendon tear of the shoulder?

Yes: 'slap' tears are labral (cartilage) tears that occur anterior (in the front of) and posterior (in the back of), the long head of the biceps tendon in the shoulder joint (hence: acronym slap).Some slap tears involve the biceps anchor itself (type 2) and can cause pain/ popping etc... The biceps tendon can tear in isolation or w/ the rotator cuff tendon (s)... Hope this helps...! ...Read more

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I have a small posterior tibial tendon tear. Can this heal? . Could I use a waking cast to help heal... How long does it take to heal? Thank u

I have a small posterior tibial tendon tear. Can this heal? . Could I use a waking cast to help heal... How long does it take to heal? Thank u

Yes: As long as the tear is not complete, treatment with a walking cast or boot is appropriate. Your best bet would be to have a podiatrist evaluate it, review the MRI and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Have a complete tear of left flexor hallucis longus tendon. Tear is in front of knot of henry. Is surgery best or is something less invasive possible?

Have a complete tear of left flexor hallucis longus tendon. Tear is in front of knot of henry. Is surgery best or is something less invasive possible?

Experience counts.: It goes without saying that every patient's condition should be evaluated before applying general rules, but, if the laceration is distal (toward the toes) to the knot of Henry, then surgical repair is probably best. Find an experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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My daddy got MRI results 2day, supraspinatus tendon tear, it is a little more than 1/2 reffered 2 ortho surg., surgprolly? 63yrs, small, weak, health issues!

Several options: If he hasn't had pt yet, that may be worthwhile to pursue. If very painful, a cortisone injection may be helpful in temporarily reducing pain. If tried and unsuccessful, surgical repair may be next step. Good luck! ...Read more

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Patellar tendon tear. How could that happen?

Patellar tendon tear. How could that happen?

Patellar tendon: Any rupture of a tendon requires surgery or repair. Patellar tendon is pretty strong, it needs enormous amount of force or injury to rupture. ...Read more

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What can cause a partial Achilles tendon tear?

Many things: Usually achilles tendon tears are caused by rapid contraction of your calf muscle while your foot is being dorsiflexed. Some medical conditions and prescription drugs can weaken tendons and place you at greater risk for injury. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


Abductor (Definition)

When a muscle contracts and moves an arm, leg, figer, toe away from the body it is an abductor. When it moves it towards the body ...Read more