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

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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.?

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

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How long would a torn muscle in your back take to heal?

Fast Healing: A sprain is when a ligament or tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), rest, gentle range of motion are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more

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I heard a "pop" in my ribs a week ago and my Gp said I had torn the intercostal muscles. It's very painful. How long will it take for the pain to go?

I heard a "pop" in my ribs a week ago and my Gp said I had torn the intercostal muscles. It's very painful. How long will it take for the pain to go?

Tough injury: Figure a minimum of 3-4 weeks. I suggest anti inflammatory medical evaluation with x-ray and a universal female rib belt. ...Read more

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How long does it take for muscles to atrophy?

How long does it take for muscles to atrophy?

Which muscles?: If we talking about the arm and leg muscles, it is within 2-3 wks, if you look at a leg or arm after removal of the cast, u understand. ...Read more

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How long does it take a sprain muscle to heal?

6 weeks: In a healthy person with no other medical problems, a torn muscle or tendon will typically heal in approximately 6 weeks. Timing can change depending on the severity of the injury. Daily rest, ice, compression and elevation can help your recovery! ...Read more

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How long does it take a pulled chest muscle to heal?

How long does it take a pulled chest muscle to heal?

2-6 weeks: A pulled muscle is also known as a "strain". Astrain is a tearing of the muscle tissue and as such has to heal. Depending on the area and the amount of the tear it can heal (just like a cut) in about to 2- 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to tone muscles doing 50 pushups a day?

See details: Push ups are generally chest exercises. You need to expand your exercise regimen for benefit beyond this one area. 50 push ups a day is not much of an exercise regimen. ...Read more

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How long does it take for muscle to atrophy if you are bedridden?

Age and disease: It depends on the age of the patient and the underlying condition. Elderly are affected more severely. As a rough guide an elderly person loses about 10% of muscle function per day of immobility. If there are other factors, e.g., fever, nutritional impairment, trauma, and some medications, e.g., steroids, the muscle atrophy is worsened. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an average pulled leg muscle take to heal?

4-6 Weeks: It take awhile for the muscle to heal especially if the muscle had bad damage. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lose muscle mass? Is it hard to lose muscle harder than to lose fat?

Oone day: When you stop feeding your body protien and essential Amino Acids you well lose muscle. With injury and a day of bed rest you can lose 5% of your physical strength. Loss of fat is much harder, and requires susstained restriciton of calories relative to your energy expenditure. Your body has other reserve tissues and tricks to preserve muscle and fat when you exercise for fitness. ...Read more

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I know the incision site has healed. But how long does it take for muscles to heal after a hysterectomy cause I still feel pain every so often.

I know the incision site has healed. But how long does it take for muscles to heal after a hysterectomy cause I still feel pain every so often.

Never the same again: Often a significant wound takes about 4-6 wks to heal, but it will never be the same. Once cut/injured, you will have a scar at the site and this remains and may bother you on/off for life. Some get adhesions and this can cause pain intermittently. Once healed, gentle stretching of the scar area to maintain its elasticity can help with contracture and thus reduce pain. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take for muscles to loose its effectiveness after exercise? How long can I rest before training again for a mountain biking event?

How long does it take for muscles to loose its effectiveness after exercise? How long can I rest before training again for a mountain biking event?

Not quite sure of?: Muscle build up from training goes away 50% by 6 months.
How long to rest between exercise depends. Normally I don't; I run and lift weights daily. But when I did an 8 mile uphill quarry run and had muscle break down I stopped for about 2 weeks.
Mainly, judge the amount you can do to have muscle pain NOT BUILD UP. ...Read more

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How long does it take for expired muscle relaxer to get out of your system?

Incomplete question: You forgot to mention muscle relaxant medication name. In your medication list, there is no muscle relaxant listed. Also remember, once the expiration date of your medication has passed there is no guarantee that an expired medicine will be safe and effective.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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How long does it take for overweight people like me to see my muscles appear after several workouts?

How long does it take for overweight people like me to see my muscles appear after several workouts?

Depends: The amount of time needed to see muscle definition in overweight people is higher since excess fat drives down testosterone, the hormone that helps with muscle mass. Also many people lose muscle mass with weight loss since they are not dieting well; recommend continue working out, eat protein, low carbs and drink lots of water. ...Read more

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How long does it take before your body starts losing muscle when it is in starvation mode or fasting?

How long does it take before your body starts losing muscle when it is in starvation mode or fasting?

Starvation mode: As soon as 2-3 day depends on how much Glycogen and fatty acid the liver has and how much fat the body carries, After couple of days the body starts making Keton body which could be used by brain to decrease its Glucose need but if all the fat has been used then the only source for Glucose ould be breakdown of Proteins.
I'm hoping you are not using the starvation Mode to lose weight, ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from whip lash and pulled muscles?

Depends on severity: Depending on how severe the whiplash/muscle strain or sprain is, days to weeks. If there is underlying nerve/muscle/bone injury, recovery may be incomplete. If symptoms persist for more than a few weeks, see your primary doctor and possibly a neurologist! ...Read more

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How long does it take for pain to go away in a pulled muscle injury?

How long does it take for pain to go away in a pulled muscle injury?

Days to weeks: Some muscles heal quickly while others may take much longer to heal. If in doubt of the diagnosis, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for damaged muscle tissue in the wrist to heal?

Depends: It depends on the tissue damaged and the degree of damage. Ask your doctor who is treating the problem. ...Read more