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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
What could cause a groin pain and a pulse near the inner quadricep that is worsened by bending over?
Gluteus maximus and quadriceps hurt suddenly for no reason. Pais is lessened when standing, but getting almost unbearable on sitting or lying down.?
This is not likely : Be a hip or sacroiliac issue as the opposite would be occuring. This sounds most likely to be a high lumbar disc herniation at l3-4 or l2-3 or possibly a far lateral disc herniation at l4-5. Sitting is 4x your body weight across the lumbar discs & standing is only 2x. When lying down, the neural foramen may be more narrowed & the disc may extend into this location. You need to see a physician. ...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
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
Quad tear: Progressive rehabilitation should provided this answer by being able to return to functional activity. ...Read more