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Atrophy usually refers to the skin-as you get older or if you have had alot of sun in the past-the dermis (that is the layer below the top layer which is called the epidermis) gets thinner and the skin looks more wrinked. Muscles and fat can also get thinner -this is another form of atrophy. Even the top layer gets thinner ...Read more
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the knee, bringing your heel towards your hip. Otc anti inflammatory meds can help. See an orhopaedist if you experience snapping or clicking in your hip. ...Read more
Strengthen: The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist. There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
THE MUSCLES AROUND: The joint can be rehab'd, hope it goes well for you. It will take a lot of effort but of course it is worth it. ...Read more
DOCTOR NAME: Because dr. William kennedy first described it in 1968. ...Read more
Surgery? Degeneration posterior horn of meniscus, tendinosis/partial thickness tearing of patellar tendon at interpolar patella, subcutaneous edema
When nonop tx fails: Surgery is not usually the first line of treatment for chronic injuries such as you described: degenerative (chronic) PHMMT, and patellar tendinosis (vs partial inferio pole tear). Nonoperative management: physical therapy, stretching program, NSAIDs, rest, ice, may all help considerably. Arthroscopy to debride a degenerative meniscal tear due to persistent mechanical symptoms may be needed later. ...Read more
Diffuse grade 2-3 chondromalacia in lateral compartment w/lg area of full thickness cartilage loss & fissuring f/weightbearing lat. femoral condyle?
Maybe: Some rotator cuff tears are traumatic in nature and can occur despite any preventative measures. The majority are degenerative or overuse injuries, and maintenance of certain shoulder and scapular musculature may help prevent slow underlying damage. In short, it can probably help, but everyone is unique and not all conditions will be preventable. ...Read more
Anterior hip pain: The rectus femoris is a muscle that overloes the front of the hip joint. It functions to help straigten the knee and flex the hip( lift the leg while sitting or lyong) if it is strained time, rest and anti-inflamitories help. Other causes of pain in the anterior hip are arthritis, a labral tear, a hernia, or other hip joint problems. If the problem lasts more than 6 weeks you should get an xray. ...Read more
Patient with excellent result of prior (x3) spinal fusion. Severe paraspinous muscle spasm with MRI showing paraspinous muscle atrophy edema. Rx?
I have complete rupture of the supraspinatus tendon w/ medial retraction. Interstitial delaminating tear of infraspinatus tendon. Severe tendinosis of subscapularis tendon w/bursal side fraying. Interstitial tear of supraspinatus tendon at the insertion.
Your question is???: What is your question? Making a statement is not asking a question. Ii assume you have discussed your options with an orthopedist. ...Read more
Nerve damage: If you have unilateral muscle weakness and atrophy there has to be an injury or impingement of the nerve which innervates that part of your leg. A demyelinating process such as MS may also lead to muscle atrophy and weakness unilaterally. Other causes may be trauma to that muscle, prolonged immobilization in a cast, or not weight bearing on the leg can lead to loss of strength and muscle mass. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lateral epicondylitis, tendinopathy with multiple tendon ruptures along extensor tendon. Treatment options?
That is a very com--: Plex problem that you have. Is it in the same arm or elbow area? Is this from an injury? Without being seen ; examined/investigated, its difficult to address all your issues in a meaningful way. You need to see an orthopod or a elbow/shoulder surgeon to get the best advice, as otherwise you'll get a pot pouri of suggestions, which may or may not help. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: Any time you have decreased range of motion as a result of tight muscles there is an increased risk of tendon and ligament injury. ...Read more
Gluteus maximus and quadriceps hurt suddenly for no reason. Pais is lessened when standing, but getting almost unbearable on sitting or lying down.?
Check your hip: Hip problems typically cause thigh pain as well as buttock pain. However fractured hips generally hurt more when weight-bearing. Femoral nerve problems are often worse with hip flexion but shouldn't cause buttock pain. Any pain worse when recumbent is worth getting checked out, soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep getting sporadic stabbing pains in the same spot in my right quadricep. It can happen anytime, lasts for a few seconds and makes me scream out.?
Spasm?: Etiologies include underlying abnormality of the bone or muscle, a spasm, partial tear or referred pain from another site such as your back. If pain does not respond to gentle stretching, rest, ice and nsaids then proper evaluation is waranted. Get some basic xrays and see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do not overload it.: it can be strengthened by a PRE exercise program. most quad. failure comes from episodes beyond your control as in falls from height, auto accidents or jumping from heights. the actual load limit of ones quads can only be decided by failure, then you know what the area of the overload is. ...Read more
Quad tear: Progressive rehabilitation should provided this answer by being able to return to functional activity. ...Read more
What could cause a groin pain and a pulse near the inner quadricep that is worsened by bending over?
I have a tear in the quadriceps top of the right leg. What can I do to improve fast and return to train?
Rest: Quads strains are common and respond best to rest , nsaids, comp. Wrap... The best way to re- injure your quads and cause a lingering problem is to try to come back too soon( esp. Sprinting, jumping, 'burst' exercises). No substitute for rest... Check w/ your physician but usually 6wks is best( you can cross- train though). Best of luck! ...Read more
My lower right back hurts as well as my quadriceps on the same side. Hurts to walk feels better when I sit down.
What to do if I have extremely narrow hips, broad shoulders, narrow butt, bigger quadriceps than hamstrings, why are these male attributes?
How long does it take to recover from a severed quadricep tendon?I had surgery on jan 8 2013 and am wearing a brace keeping me 0-30degrees. Age 52
Are you using deer: Antler products to help? In all seriousness that is a tough injury and will require careful rehab. The surgeon who did your repair should let you know the limits so you don't reinjure yourself. ...Read more
Knee won't straighte: If you can't straighten out your knee the tendon tore and it needs to be reconnected surgically. ...Read more
Basically...: All four parts of the quadriceps muscle ultimately insert into the tibial tuberosity of the tibia. This is via the patella, where the quadriceps tendon becomes the patellar ligament, which then attaches to the tibia. ...Read more
Thats what physical : Therapy is for.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not rare: Myositis ossificans can occur with any muscle injury that produces an inflammatory response. It often occurs and resolves without us knowing it. The more severe ones are associated with bigger injuries, so we follow them more closely. Since it is not harmful, we encourage stretching and rest to give it a chance to resolve or play its course. ...Read more
Hamstring:QuadRatio: It is all about balance. The quadriceps and hamstrings are opposing muscles. The hamstrings are considered secondary supporting structures for the acl in preventing anterior translation of the tibia. The quadriceps pull the tibia forward. If the quads are overly developed then more pull forward. Ideal ratio is about 75%. Check in weight room: divide leg curl weight by leg extension weight. ...Read more