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Dr. Nizar Chahin
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Muscle Disorders (Overview)

Muscle disorders can be described as the disruption of normal function resulting in, among other things, weakness, abnormal movement and pain.


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What are different types of muscle disorders?

What are different types of muscle disorders?

Many: U have 2 google this or read a book @ the library. There r 2 many 2 list here. They include congenital-infective- injury-degenerative 2 give u a few areas to research. Sorry, if ur ? Was a little more specific it would help. ...Read more

Dr. Nizar Chahin
61 doctors shared insights

Muscle Disorders (Overview)

Muscle disorders can be described as the disruption of normal function resulting in, among other things, weakness, abnormal movement and pain.


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Treating Muscle Strain (Checklist)

Determine cause, if possible
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Try R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation)
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Ease back into activity. Don't overdo it!
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Consider physical therapy or range-of-motion massage
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What kind of specialist can treat muscle disorders?

What kind of specialist can treat muscle disorders?

Neurologist: Neurologists diagnose and treat myopathies e.g. Muscular disorders. Neuromuscular specialists are mostly found at academic medical centers. For symptomatic treatments, orthopedists and physiatrists treat patients with myopathies. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of muscle pains in your back?

How can I get rid of muscle pains in your back?

Stretch and Exercise: You should stretch daily and exercise your back muscles regularly to keep your body functioning optimally. This works for the great majority of people with back pain. Anti-inflammatories are helpful too so consider taking fish oil supplements over the counter in that they have anti-inflammatory action. As always, see your doctor before taking any supplement, etc. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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What genetic muscle disorder could make your knee hurt?

What genetic muscle disorder could make your knee hurt?

Many: Because many things can lead to the symptom you are experiencing, you need to see a doctor who will talk with you about this, examine you, and run appropriate tests as necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are different types of muscle disorders?

Many: U have 2 google this or read a book @ the library. There r 2 many 2 list here. They include congenital-infective- injury-degenerative 2 give u a few areas to research. Sorry, if ur ? Was a little more specific it would help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Muscle disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Muscle disorders?

Movement quality.: Muscle disorders can be described as the disruption of normal function resulting in, among other things, weakness, abnormal movement and pain. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist can treat muscle disorders?

Neurologist: Neurologists diagnose and treat myopathies e.g. Muscular disorders. Neuromuscular specialists are mostly found at academic medical centers. For symptomatic treatments, orthopedists and physiatrists treat patients with myopathies. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Maintain cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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Does an emg detect nerve issues or can it detect muscle disorders also? How do the results show on emg? Muscles so weak after small activity n spasms

Does an emg detect nerve issues or can it detect muscle disorders also? How do the results show on emg? Muscles so weak after small activity n spasms

EMG/NCV: The test are combined as EMG and nerve conduction velocity. They often point to possibilities and may not always provide a final diagnosis. They provide insight into defects but not always the cause. Suggest see a neurologist. ...Read more

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In any known muscle disorder, is it possible to have a ck level that rises and falls? Just curious.

In any known muscle disorder, is it possible to have a ck level that rises and falls? Just curious.

Curious: This would be a good time to go online to read about muscle disorder and CK. It might take you a while to fully understand it but keep trying. ...Read more

Dr. Miroslava Fox Dr. Fox
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Living with Manic Depressive Disorder (Checklist)

Keep a crisis list with doctor and family phone numbers
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What is the most common muscle disorder?

What is the most common muscle disorder?

Sprains: Sprains/strains is the most common muscle problem. If you are looking specifically for a disease, then muscular dystrophy would be my top choice. Depending on how you want to classify fibromyalgia, it could rank as the top disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
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Make sure evaluations are updated
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Meet with a psychologist
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Join Spec ED Parents Organization
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If my 2 year has increased muscle spascity in one leg does that mean she could have a muscle disorder?

Hard to say: Spasticity usually relates to lack of coordinated nerve messages from the brain and may indicate a subtle brain injury often called cerebral palsy in its more dramatic forms. A muscle disorder implies selective abnormality in the muscle, usually producing a weakness.An exam and testing if indicated can separate the likely cause.It is time for a discussion with your doc. ...Read more

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I need info for polymyalgia rheumatica muscle disorder?

See below: The american college of rheumatology has good information on this: http://www.Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/polymyalgiarheumatica.Asp. ...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