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Doctor insights on: Rebuild Muscles After Breaking Leg

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Muscle (Definition)

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


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Do they ever subscribe muscle relaxers after tkr! so very stiff! scar tissue. Multiple surgeries to leg in last year plus break and 2 dislocations?

Do they ever subscribe muscle relaxers after tkr! so very stiff! scar tissue. Multiple surgeries to leg in last year plus break and 2 dislocations?

Muscle pain: Yes, they do. However, the stiffness is usually due to severe swelling that limits joint mobility causing the stiffness. The best treatment is usually icing. I usually recommend icing all day while awake, but never leave the ice on one patch of skin for longer than 15 minutes. Divide the knee into 4 quadrants (top, bottom, both sides) and move the ice to the new quadrant every 15 minutes. ...Read more

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What are exercises to build leg muscle?

Try a few: how about some properly done squats, lunges and leg presses. don't forget your hamstrings - hamstring curls also work on your calves- stairs climbing I also like cycling to work on your quads and endurance at the same time ...Read more

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What can I do to build leg muscle fast?

You can't: Building muscle takes time and a dedication to strength training. It requires hard work and motivation. There are no shortcuts here. ...Read more

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Measures to improve leg muscle strength?

Measures to improve leg muscle strength?

As above: Usually exercise can improve u wellbeing and strengthening u. Muscle. ...Read more

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How to relieve painful muscles in my leg?

How to relieve painful muscles in my leg?

Leg muscle pain: Ibuprofen 3/day and tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours will be helpful. Also warm moist compresses treatment will depend upon what is the cause of the pain. If the condition persists more than a day or two a doctor visit would be appropriate. ...Read more