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Muscles Used In Baseball
Pulls muscle/tendon in both thighs fielding a ground ball in softball pain excruciating! what can help?
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
Most: Most all activities will in some way utilize your core, the abdominal muscles. They are thus very important to most activities, even daily activity thus keeping your core strong (abdominal muscles and lower back as well) is key! ...Read more
Woke up with very painful muscle strain in right upper back near ribs... Will heat application help loosen the muscle?
Yes: Shoulder tendinitis is a very common problem and can be treated with ice, nsaid's and activity modification. As far as exercising at the gym is concerned, try to avoid overhead lifting. Military/shoulder press and push-ups should be avoided. Add internal/external rotation exercises to your routine and always ice after exercise. After 4-6 weeks you should feel better, if not see an orthopod. ...Read more
HAVE MUSCLE STAINS: NECK TO ANKLE ALSO INTO ARM, MAINLY HIP SNAPPING. WOULD TENDON RELEASE SURGERY MAIN THIGH MUSCLES CORRECT WHOLE BODY SIDE STRAIN?
Varies: You would really need a detailed exam to answer that. There are occasions where we can fix one condition and that can lead to improvements in other areas of the body due to compensation. There are other occasions where a person may have two or more conditions and fixing one of them will only lead to improvement on that specific condition. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
Exercise: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Low dose Gabapentin unlocks permanently contracted muscles/fascia(?) in back,hips. Can stretch, squirm in exquisite novel ways. Is this spasticity?
Blood supply: The supraspinatus is most commonly torn for a couple of reasons. First, the tendon gets blood supply from attachment site on bone, and from muscle. Between these is a watershed area where blood supply is limited. Allows for more rapid tendon degradation. Next, it is subject to pathologic contact with the undersurface of the acromion, known as impingement. ...Read more
Get 2nd opinion: This procedure of removing the muscle is not considered standard. If there is muscle involvement, then you need chemotherapy before surgery. I recommend you ask more questions and consider finding a breast center to speak with a breast cancer surgeon for options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could extremely large lipomas in lumbar region over each erector spinae group cause loss of range of motion and the abilitynot to engage abdominals in?
Depends on size, but: If it is large enough, yes. Have a surgeon look at it, because large lipomas could be liposarcoma, a malignant tumor. ...Read more
Senior football player with apparent muscle strain to his right lower back including some knotted up areas and fluid. Treatment?
Heat, PT, massage: Muscle knots in your back can be painful, especially if they are big and aren't going away. Some knots may cause mild discomfort, while others may affect your ability to sleep, work and move. Try further exercises, heat pat, or physical therapy/massage. If they symptoms worsen, see your physician. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myofascial-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20033195 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in the back of the head when doing compound movements in the gym? Is it exertion headache or a strained muscle?
I believe I have torn the flexor halliucis muscle in the very center of my calf muscle. I was straining to make a rock climbing move which involved p?
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