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Hit Pitch Baseball Cause Ruptured Muscle
Very rarely: This would most likely cause a contusion. A larger contusion is often called a hematoma with significant amount of bleeding beneath the skin. Muscles are quite vascular, and if injured, can definitely bleed enough to cause a sizable hematoma. In all of my years of playing & coaching baseball and treating baseball players, i've never seen a muscle rupture from a direct blow by a baseball. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
12yrs ago hit back of head - caused torn neck ligament. Noticed dent in head. Could it be undiagnosed head injury? Possibly affect mood/anything else?
Very possible: It very well possible........Get a more detailed answer ›
Very Common: Rotator cuff injuries are most frequently seen in the sport of baseball. The reason is that all positions involve throwing, with the pitcher and catcher doing the most. The overhead throwing motion can cause rubbing of the tendon on the acromion bone. This is increased with weakness or fatique of the muscle. Progressive strengthening and conditioning is critical. ...Read more
Injured rotator cuff almost torn in half and my bicep tendon muscle ruptured surgery now trigger finger problems. Normal?
Yes: That sounds pretty typical. The biceps tear and rotator cuff tear occurs together as part of the same degenerative process. The tears (along with the surgery) cause swelling that involves the entire hand. The swelling and inflammation makes trigger fingers worse by swelling the finger tendons that no longer fit through their tendon sheaths. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son is 11 and a pitcher in baseball. Will push ups and pitching wear on his rotator cuff? Will a sore rotator cuff cause other arm issues?
Pitching: While pitching can be stressful to a shoulder, at 11 it is more likely to cause bone/growth plate issues. The rotator cuff is less vulnerable at his age, but can still get inflamed. Push ups and other exercises to strengthen his body should help reduce injury. Make sure he follows appropriate pitch counts/limits and consider using a pitching coach to monitor his form. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lateral hit to the left knee playing hockey, a grinding cracking sound, & felt some pain, now swelling. Previous ACL reconstruction. What could it be?
was shoveling snow that was very heavy, twisting the shovel to throw the snow away, heard crunching & popping. left elbow weak, pain. ER?
Breathing: Careful weight lifting of heavy weights will not injure your ears unless you hold your breath and alter the pressure in your lungs and your ears. Heavy weight lifting is much like diving in that sense. If you hold your breath you risk pressure injury to your lungs and ears. Just pay attention to how everything feels, including joints and muscles, so you don't injure anything and risk a long layoff. ...Read more
Hit head yea ago due to drug induced seizure.Had concussion& large swollen spot on head MRI good. Enlarged artery,recently have sharp pain in head?
Please clarify: Please consider re-submitting and clarifying the actual question. ...Read more
Baseball injury. Dove back into bag headfirst. Shoulder pain. Trainer pulled down on arm and clicking noise occurs. Any idea if this may be severe?
Shoulder pain: After sports injury. The only way to know what is happening is to see your doc. If treatment is needed getting it early will prevent more damage. These things can catch up w/you later. Be safe. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Chronic both shoulders pain from gym injury (very heavy military press & external cable). X-ray shows mild tendonitis. Doesn't explain spasms tingling in upper back. Torn rc? Calcific tend? Decent rom
See orthopedist: Apparrently u sustained a signifigant injury to both shoulders in the wt.Room. Have you already had an mri?( x-rays show bony anatomy primarily). You need a good examination by an experienced ors who sees plenty of shoulder injuries/ pain.The differential dx.In your case is :ac jt injury, rc tendinitis/ sm tear, labral injury, slap tears, instability, referred pain, etc.Etc. Exam/mri=dx.Gl! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning I hit my neck on a chair while cleaning. No headache/dizziness. Chance of of vertebral artery tear (like Philip Hughes cricket player).
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