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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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How long does it take to heal if a muscle in the neck has been strained?

How long does it take to heal if a muscle in the neck has been strained?

Depends: On severity, but if it is just a muscle strain, it should get better in about a week. If it persists any longer, it might be something more serious such as a herniated disc. So go get medical help if it persists. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for abdominal muscle strain to heal?

Depends: It will depend on the cause of the strain, the degree of the strain and how you treat it following the strain. What medications you are on may have an effect as well as your general state of health. Usually a strain to an abdominal wall will be healed in 1-3 weeks. Do you have an abdominal wall hernia or oher hernia? This could be a cause of continued pain. ...Read more

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How long does it take a bad sprain in your back to heal?

How long does it take a bad sprain in your back to heal?

Several weeks: See podiatrist for proper evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take for strained tendons to stop hurting in the foot?

How long does it typically take for strained tendons to stop hurting in the foot?

Weeks: Depending on the severity of injury, a strained tendon (its not torn) takes roughly 2-3 weeks to heal before physical therapy is started. Sprains are usually treated with rice therapy (rest, ice, compression) with protection of the affected extremity. ...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 usually take for a groin muscle injury to heal?

Depends on injury: The healing time of a muscle strain or "groin pull" depends on the severity of the injury. If you see bruising along the course of the muscles it will take longer. Labral tears of the hip can cause groin pain; so if not improving within 4-6 weeks that should be considered. Step one-ice the area to minimize the zone of injury step 2-restore pain free flexibility, strength then sport specific ex. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a back spasm to heal?

How long does it take for a back spasm to heal?

Usually days: For pure back spasm with no underlying injury, it takes less than 1 week. ...Read more

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About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

About how long does it take for a spinal fracture to heal in your lower neck?

6 weeks: In general a fracture takes about six weeks to heal, but it depends on your other related medical conditions. ...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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How long does will it take for a lower back injury to completely heal?

How long does will it take for a lower back injury to completely heal?

Depends on cause: Improvement of symptoms depends on what is the cause. Muscle spasms respond well and quickly to physical therapy and anti- inflammatories. Fractures and nerve impingement takes a longer time. Average for pain is 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for a quad strain take to heal fully?

Long: Usually 4-10 weeks, depending on the severity of trhe strain. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a strained ligament in the left knee to get better?

How long does it take for a strained ligament in the left knee to get better?

Depends: depends which ligament. ACL may not heal. MCL will take about 6 weeks , for example. ...Read more

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How long does it take for inflammation to heal in the lower back ?

How long does it take for inflammation to heal in the lower back ?

Depends on cause: Normally, it could be hours if caught in time and treated. But, if longstanding, that may differe. You didn't state where, how long, what was diagnosis made, or other details. So, suspect you may not have been seen by a doctor yet, and may want to consider a osteopathic musculoskeletal evaluation to go over this, and treat you too. You are close enough to kirksville osteopathic med. Sch. To do so. ...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

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How long does a very severe tendonitis in your arm take to heal?

How long does a very severe tendonitis in your arm take to heal?

Hard to predict: Forearm tendonitis problems can be difficult due to the fact that they are hard to predict. The best course of action is proper identification of the problem by a specialist and directed care early on in the course of the problem. If treatment is initiated early, such as therapy, the resolution tends to be quicker. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over a muscle strain?

DEPENDS ON THE: Location, size of muscle anf type of injury that caused it, but usually 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long sure does it take for pulled lower back muscles to heal?

How long sure does it take for pulled lower back muscles to heal?

The back muscles: May not be pulled, but are in a spasm in response to lower spine problem. Try upward dog yoga stretches for 5 min a day. ...Read more