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Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take A Torn Sartorius Muscle To Rehabilitate

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How long does it take a torn sartorius muscle to rehabilitate?

How long does it take a torn sartorius muscle to rehabilitate?

Depends: It would depend on the severity of the tear, your overall health, your prescribed therapy and your own inate ability to heal. It could be anywhere from a couple of weeks to 6 weeks or more. Get a good evaluation from an orthopedist or a sports medicine specialist and perhaps a physical therapist dealing with sports injuries. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

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


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I have twitches for 2 days now, it went down in severity, it's isolated to a single location on my thigh (sartorius muscle if I am not mistaken), should I be worried ?

I have twitches for 2 days now, it went down in severity, it's isolated to a single location on my thigh (sartorius muscle if I am not mistaken), should I be worried ?

Not yet: Muscle twitching for two days in a middle age male is very likely related to isolated overuse of a local muscle group. Warm soaks, calcium supplements or foods, and rest will likely accompany resolution. Continuance after a week or so, worsening, or occurrence of other symptoms might suggest a doctor visit. ...Read more

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I have pain in my sartorius or gracilis muscle. I had an ACL reconstruction a year ago and they used one of the above muscle. ?

I have pain in my sartorius or gracilis muscle. I had an ACL reconstruction a year ago and they used one of the above muscle. 

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Possibly: They could have used the gracilis as part of the graft. The sartorial is never used as a graft. However, the current pain is more likely from limping. Limping and favoring that knee comes from quad weakness and inhibitions. This in turn causes hamstring tendinitis. ...Read more

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How can stimulation help in muscle rehabilitation?

How can stimulation help in muscle rehabilitation?

Exercise substitute: Inactive muscle cells eventually die, and they can't be replaced. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation is designed to deliver small electrical stimulations to trigger skeletal muscles (as opposed to gut muscles) to contract without needing to physically perform exercise. Such treatments are only helpful in certain conditions, with more effectiveness at maintaining rather than building muscle mass. ...Read more

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Why do we put so much emphasis on muscle rehabilitation, especially isometrics?

Why do we put so much emphasis on muscle rehabilitation, especially isometrics?

Cuz u need it: Early muscle activation after an injury or surgery has been shown to accelerate recovery. When we need to protect a repair then often isometrics can be done safely, while in time more motion will be appropriate with your workouts. ...Read more

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What does muscle fitness have to do with rehabilitation?

What does muscle fitness have to do with rehabilitation?

A lot: The stronger the muscle, the more "fit" the muscle, the better one can perform and become stronger and make progress in rehab. It would depend on the overal medical condtion of the patient, the reason leading to rehab, nutrition, and many other factors. If one is in good physical conditon prior to an illness or injury, the muscles will be in better shape to recove and get you back up and going! ...Read more

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A muscle mass at the back of the neck is this signs of arterial blockage or stroke?Been to cardio and rehabilitation all say it was normal

A muscle mass at the back of the neck is  this signs of arterial blockage or stroke?Been to cardio and rehabilitation all say it was normal

Not vascular: The mass you describe may be the soft tissue overlying the c7 spinous process (vertebra prominens). Many people have a hump there (in the midline). Blood vessels run in the anterior neck, and blockage/stroke risk etc will not present as back of neck mass. ...Read more

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How long does surgery take for a torn oblique muscle?

How long does surgery take for a torn oblique muscle?

Time.....: We see questions like this all the time. Do you mean, how long is the surgery (from initial incision to skin closure), or how long is the recovery period? ...Read more