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Hip Abductor Tendon Tear
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
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?
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
Pain: Swelling, color changes, limited movement.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
Shoulder recovery: It should take 3-4 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
During a possible tendon tear. Is it possible to walk on a torn posterior tibial tendon without a huge amount of pain or would it be something else?
It is possible not to experience huge pain.
You need to see a doctor for exam to figur out what the problem is. Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer