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How Does A Muscle Strain Feel Compared To A Torn Muscle
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
Graded 1 through 3..: Sprains & strains are graded based on the # of fibers w/in the structure that are stretched/ torn. This is by no means an exact # of fibers, but a grade 1 = fiber stretch, grade two = partial/ moderate disruption, & grade three = complete disruption. Symptoms of each are very similar but severity varies. Rice is the beginning treatment regardless of grade. Severe inj often need pt, sometime surger. ...Read more
Hip pain from doing leg exercises and when I have pain it's like spasms in my hip could I have pulled a muscle or have a torn muscle?
Usually not surgery: If there is a mid substance tear, there is no surgical option. If there is an avulsion of bone at its insertion @ the pelvis there is a surgical option, depending on age ; activity level 1 needs 2 return 2. If not satisfied with an opinion, get a 2nd opinion. This is not a surgical emergency ; u have a couple of weeks window or a little longer. ...Read more
When u pull a muscle tear and it heals does it heal with new muscle tissue. If no y when u weight train it heals with new muscle but not with injury?
Only part of problem: John, While anxiety can increase muscle tone, this is not likely the biggest reason for a tear. More likely the injured muscle was tight from lack of stretching, or even over-stretching/weakness. A muscle tear or sprain is diagnosed through a physical exam by a doctor and confirmed with an MRI. Although if the pain improves spontaneously an MRI often will not alter the treatment plan. ...Read more
Can a muscle tear and wrap around a lung? Or could a bad pulled muscle lay me up for 3 plus months. My side is tender to touch n burns when arm is up
I have had a pain only slight around my back and ribs feels like a muscle strain but has contined for about 6 months what could it be ?
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