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Doctor insights on: Muscle Tear Symptoms

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My left back shoulder is so pain till my neck when I breathe in or move my shoulder. (continuously 5 days). Muscle tear or any symptoms?not seen Dr.

My left back shoulder is so pain till my neck when I breathe in or move my shoulder. (continuously 5 days).  Muscle tear or any symptoms?not seen Dr.

Maybe muscle or nerv: You may have pinched a nerve, pulled muscle, and early in such an injury ice will help but now you need to use heat. You may need to see your physician, and even see physical therapy, and get imaging. You can try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or over-the-counter Advil or Aleve , if you are comfortable with that ...Read more

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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Doctors, what are the symptoms of muscle tear?

Depends on the muscl: This depends on the muscle as there may be weakness or lack,of joint movement, but generally there,is aching in the area, or occasionally burning ...Read more

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If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

If I have s muscle tear of bout 1 1/2 inches and did not operate on it, will I be paralysed?

Muscles: Muscle tears do not lead to paralysis. Injuries to the spinal cord lead to paralysis. Sounds like you'll be ok. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Muscle tear?

What is the definition or description of: Muscle tear?

Actual rip of muscle: The muscle is actually torn or ripped through. It can come with trauma, certain medications such as statins can contribute to it, and can be associated with elevated muscle enzymes after the injury ...Read more

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What is the alternative to operation on muscle tear?

What is the alternative to operation on muscle tear?

Prolotherapy: Though controversial to some doctors, and elective to insurance companies, some people and their physicians swear by injections to muscle tears using inflammation-triggering agents to promote a healing specified scarring response. Prolotherapy and related sclerotherapy techniques include plasma-rich platelet injections. Musculoskeletal ultrasound can help target injection sites specifically. ...Read more

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Intercostal muscle tear? Is that possible?

Sure: Can be seen in athletes who do a lot of twisting of the upper body. Think of a base ball player at the plate. Occurs in weight lifters too. Not all that common but certainly seen ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for muscle tear?

It depend: If the muscle torn from certain spot it may need surgical repair, other wise will treated with rest and pain medications'. ...Read more

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What should you avoid to eat when you have a muscle tear or rotator cuff injury?

What should you avoid to eat when you have a muscle tear or rotator cuff injury?

Muscle tear: There are no specific studies showing that any one single nutrient would hurt or help for this injury. Maintain a well-balanced diet, making sure that you have adequate protein intake. ...Read more

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What are foods to avoid eating when you have a muscle tear or rotator cuff injury?

What are foods to avoid eating when you have a muscle tear or rotator cuff injury?

Good Question: I'm not aware of any studies or research looking at relationship of shoulder and rotator cuff symptoms and food. That said, for patients planning on a surgical procedure it does make sense to optimize your nutrition to promote healing. ...Read more

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How long will my intercostal rib muscle tear take to heal? It's so painful. It's been like this for a week.

How long will my intercostal rib muscle tear take to heal? It's so painful. It's been like this for a week.

Hard to say: Rib problems can cause a lot of pain for a long time and can cause spasms. This is expected. See your MD for evaluation and meds If needed. If still concerned, additional imaging might be needed. Ibuprofen and a muscle relaxant might help ...Read more

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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?

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?

Tear me up.: Muscle tear, for the most part, heal with normal muscle tissue. Occasionally, however, some torn muscle tissue may be replaced by fibrous tissue, forming scars. ...Read more

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Can bluntforce trama cause chest muscle tear?

Traum: Certainly possible, although a contusion to the muscle or surrounding tissues would be more likely. ...Read more

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Why is an abdominal muscle tear so painful? What can be done ?

Why is an abdominal muscle tear so painful? What can be done ?

Abdominal tear: It hurts so much because it moves each time you breathe & move. Consider initial rest, ice, & wrap. Then consider pt, laser therapy, swimming, progressive yoga & pilates as tolerated. ...Read more

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Can a muscle tear on the heel still cause problems after 7 months?

Muscle tear heel: Sure a muscle tear after 7 months can be painful due to many reasons. One is scar tissue may have formed. A nerve entrapement may have occur such as baxters nerve compression. Sometimes no physical therapy after it being healed can cause intermittent pain. Finally your condition might have been a surgical case, hence conservative measures may have not healed the tear. ...Read more

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Will taking glucosamine, msm and chondroitin tablets help muscle tear!?

Will taking glucosamine, 
msm and chondroitin tablets help muscle tear!?

No: The above substances resemble the building blocks of a cartilage, but not of muscle. They will be ineffective in case of a muscle tear. ...Read more

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Will walking (2 miles in 30 minutes) make a muscle tear in abdomen worse?

Will walking (2 miles in 30 minutes) make a muscle tear in abdomen worse?

It shouldn't...: That's a leisurely pace and you shouldn't be stressing your torn abdominal muscles too severely. The only thing that might make it more difficult is walking up or down an incline. And you could always try to do one mile first... ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal shoulder muscle tear besides getting a surgery?

What is the best way to heal shoulder muscle tear besides getting a surgery?

Depends: Understanding which tendon is torn and how much can better answer your question. The rotator cuff has five distinct layers and if it is torn top to bottom (full thickness), this will not heal and will progress over time. If speaking of a tear of the long head of the bicep, this does not typically require surgery and results most frequently in a "popeye" cosmetic deformity. ...Read more

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My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?

My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?

Depends on how bad: The muscle tear is....Generally rest, not aggravating it, ice alternating with heat. My favorite recommendations include homeopathic arnica, rhus tox, and bryonia. Acupuncture and chinese medicine are wonderful at speeding recovery as well. ...Read more

Muscle Tear (Definition)

The muscle is actually torn or ripped through. It can come with trauma, certain medications such as statins can contribute to it, and can be associated with elevated muscle ...Read more