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Pulled Gluteus Maximus Muscle Treatment
See details: This is more likely an acute low back strain rather than a pulled glute. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
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
You means quadriceps: If this what you means it need more information. ...Read more
Few days ...: Of rest with ice packs 30 minutes on then off. Then some stretching and walking or cycling. Then core strengthening. ...Read more
Yes it could:
But it is not very common.
Relief is usually given by either massaging or stretching the foot, ankle or knee in the opposite direction of the spasm.
Sport medicine advice suggests that dietary deficiency of potassium, found richly in bananas and many vegetables, is a common cause of these spasms. ...Read more
I know for sure my muscles have been torn and pulled from my shoulder bone completely off ! what's the treatment for this?
Ext. unlikely: You are young and know your body better than anyone ; however if your pain/ impairment continue i would suggest seeing an ors ( orthopedic surgeon)... Sometimes other diagnoses ( shoulder instability ) are more common.Good luck ! ...Read more
I have an inflammation in the Maximus gluteus muscle caused by a 2 year old ski fall. Recently I am in so much pain! What can I do?
Get an evaluation: Have you gotten an MRI of that area? Probably the best way would be to consult an orthopedic doctor first, who would get the imaging study best suited to make the correct diagnosis first. Presuming that's what it turns out, a trial of intensive OT/PT, heat application etc. would be ideal to alleviate the discomfort. Feel better? ...Read more
I think I pulled a groin muscle, but my hip flexor hurts as well. How long should I wait to see improvement before seeking treatment?
I fell &hurt my lower left side of my back. In the er, they said that nothing was broken, but i might've pulled or strain a muscle.What treatment is bes?
Is deep tissue massage better than physical therapy for a hurt hamstring and the gluteus maximus ? ?
I think I pulled a lower back muscle, what are the easiest and cheapest treatments to get rid of it and get my back feeling great again?
Heat: Try to heat the area and then passive stretching exercises this will help you but will take a few days. Also could take soaringly over the counter a level or iboprophen but not consistently ...Read more
Sharp pain left side, what are signs and treatments for bruised rib/pulled muscle there? Pain comes and goes
Anti-inflammatory: A pulled muscle is certainly a possibility, especially at your age, and would be more tender between the ribs. A bruised rib would be more tender directly on the involved rib. Try an oral anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen - aka Motrin or advil, or naproxyn - aleve) for a week or two, and see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Whats sign symptom synovial leak under vastus laterasis, gluteus medius. Treatment for this, had hip arthroscopy, capsule left open. 9 weeks ago. Thanks?
Second opinion...: I'm curious as to why you have had 3 hip scopes? What is your original diagnosis? If your capsule was left open the you should expect synovial fluid to leak into the soft tissues. If you have had 3 surgeries by the same surgeon and still have problems then I would get another opinion. ...Read more
speaking, there isn't one. Muscles run from their attachments. The bones would need elongate. No home tx.
I'm an expert having increased 10lb a week to benching my weight.
1) eat a decent amt protein don't starve.
2) find maximal lifting weight, use 80-90%
3) lift near maximal reps; wait 10 sec, lift 50% of that #, wait, lift 30%.
4) once daily workout. ...Read more
Just a guess...: It may be because it is not covered by insurance and can be expensive, making it less likely to be prescribed. Drs may also want to come up with a source of the muscle tension and focus on treating that. Massage therapy can provide relief in some people and in some the tension comes back. Osteopathic drs are trained in manipulation treatments, some include muscle stretching/massage-like treatments. ...Read more
Usually Not: Massetter muscle Botox injections are also used to decrease the forces of clenching and grinding. It is indicated in patients with bruxism, TMJ dysfunction and to protect teeth from fracture (especially with new restorations in patient with severely worn-down teeth or a history of multiple fractured teeth or restorations.) with proper technique and dosage, speech is usually not affected. ...Read more
Depends: There are many potential causes of low back pain with muscle spasms. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more
My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?
Can I use both hot water and cold water treatment to relax the knots in my chest muscles? Or should I treat with only one of them?
Hot and cold: Hot is for soothing or relaxing spasms and cold is for post injury swelling. ...Read more
Can you get surgery to get rid of painful muscle knots that no one/ treatment has been able to help you with. 21 athlete, no activity 3yrs, pain 24/7
Try low energy: Shockwave.....find a doc who has this, it works very well. ...Read more
Is the thickening of plica reversible without surgery or does conservative treatment only serves to strengthen muscles to keep the plica from sliding?
Discuss with MD: In those few patients who do not respond to a non-operative treatment program, an arthroscopic resection of their medial plica may be indicated. ...Read more
Muscle pain: What caused the pain? Working out? Sports? Heavy lifting? Any restriction in range of motion? Moist heat can help relax tense muscles. Nsaid (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) can reduce pain & inflammation. If no improvement, or if roms are decreased, see fp/orthopedics/sports medicine for evaluation & treatment options. ...Read more
Heat or cold: A hot blanket or heating pad applied to the area of spasm will often do the trick. A hot bath or shower may also help. Drinking hot tea or warm milk may also relax you enough to end your spasm... This is all presuming that the spasm you are having is a result of a temporary overuse syndrome or a strain. If there is another cause of your spasm it may not work. If they don't work - get it checked. ...Read more