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Over Stretch Muscles
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
10 years of physical labour. Have chronically over stretched upper back muscles. Can these muscles take years to fully heal ?
No, not if you can -: Go through a physiotherapy program to strengthen the back muscles ; improve the posture. I don't believe it'll take years to improve, but maybe 4-6 months, depending on how much effort you invest in your back's recovery. You are young and if well motivated, I am sure you'll be able to help yourself soon. Muscles get stretched but can recover very well, in months than in years. Good luck. ...Read more
Way under the back of my tongue aches and feels over stretched with tight throat muscles, what causes strained feeling under tongue making it hard to talk and swallow. Had normal emg.
See a Demtst and MD: From a dental standpoint, these symptoms are associated with several types of conditions which include life threatening infections to tmj. Best to have an exam by a dentist and physician for a more thorough exam before jumping to any conclusions. I would also recommend that you not put this off for long. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do I feel like puking when i bend over my head and stretch the muscles going down neck and back? Neck is stiff
I'm not sure if I have an overbite. My top teeth cover a little more than half of my bottom teeth. Also, I sometimes get jaw pain where it feels like my jaw muscles are being over stretched. Is this something I should maybe see and orthodontist about?
Im a all star cheeleader and i always stretch my back and my muscles but lately my lower back has been bothering me. Its really painful. Why is that?
Pars Stress Rxn: Hope strain & will go away w/ little rest & pt. Another cause should be looked for before returning to physical activity. Spondylolisthesis is a back condition commonly seen in young female athletes. Therapeutic exercises focusing on proper trunk & hip muscle strength & extensibility balances, education regarding proper back postures, positioning, lifting mechanics & jump landing is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle shooting pain last 2 weeks. Any stretching, over exertion or extension causes muscles to lock up for a minute or more. What is causing this?
Doctor can evaluate: Odd changes in muscle activity and muscle behaviors are hard to figure out in words. One can go to his primary care doctor and show the doctor exactly what happens. The doctor may then refer to specialists for more evaluation, if needed. The doctor will need to know all the medications, vitamins, supplements, etc..., being taken. Some lab tests may be done to see if the blood chemistries are ok. ...Read more
When I stretch my neck down the muscles in my back down my spine but only part way down get cold like I applied icy hot. What could it be?
Stretchmarks post tu: I have on occasion seen stretch marks of the legs or shoulders with rapdi growth and/or weight training. However, I have not observed this with abdominal muscles. It is far more likely you well develop well established flexion creases if you repeatedly flex (sit ups). ...Read more
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