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Stretching Hip Muscles In Cerebral Palsy Patients
Why pain in facialis posterior tibialis diaphysis after stretching in post-trauma lower-leg? NSAID takes pain/stiffness off. Muscle, joint trauma?
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
Patient with excellent result of prior (x3) spinal fusion. Severe paraspinous muscle spasm with MRI showing paraspinous muscle atrophy edema. Rx?
They are opposites,: There are different phases depending on the time since injury ...Read more
Annular tear L4/L5 disc. Could that cause aching in leg muscles @ night, intermittent knee weakness, numbness in lateral quad in L leg, sweating fits?
How effective is PT to treat labrum tear in hip and quadrus femoris muscle impingement in a patient with Ehler-Danlos?
Not effective: PT is unlikely to help with those diagnoses. ...Read more
Arthritic right knee and right sided hemiparesis post stroke. Movement restricted by big knots in muscles around back of knee. How to remove knots?
Spinall cord injury atrophy both legs spasticity and lowe lumbar pain which is making my rehabilitation slow and frustrating.Incomplete para ?
Not really: Tens is low intensity electrical stimulation so mainly helps for pain control but a different form of electrical stimulation can help to decrease spasticity which i personally loves to use since it has practically no side effects and pt can use it at home once trained appropriately and it cost about 500$ which is equal to 1.5 vials of botox. ...Read more
Paralyzis and hyperalgesia in one limb initiated 2 weeks after scoliosis surgery. sphincter incont Clonus. Spasticity. upper motor neuron lesion? why?
Have disuse atrophy of legs/glutes. have femoroacetabular impingement. Athroscopic surgery in 8 weeks. Will a swimming pool help my recovery? exercise
HAVE MUSCLE STAINS: NECK TO ANKLE ALSO INTO ARM, MAINLY HIP SNAPPING. WOULD TENDON RELEASE SURGERY MAIN THIGH MUSCLES CORRECT WHOLE BODY SIDE STRAIN?
Varies: You would really need a detailed exam to answer that. There are occasions where we can fix one condition and that can lead to improvements in other areas of the body due to compensation. There are other occasions where a person may have two or more conditions and fixing one of them will only lead to improvement on that specific condition. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking, hip stiffness, hip muscle weakness and limited hip movement. Due to hip fracture 12-26-04. The following also describe me: Back?
Please resubmit: Insure that you include a specific question so that we can be of help. ...Read more
Can limitation of motion or pain at vertebral column affect movement in the hip, knee and ankle joint?
What are good exercises for numbness in fingers. Chr neck pain MRI confirmed bulging disc in c18.104.22.168. No motor weakness.No trauma. Is Mackenzie good?
Finger numbness : Numbness in the fingers as it relates to the neck usually causes compression of the spinal cord or cervical myelopathy. Numbness without spinal cord compression may indicate an impingement of the ulnar nerve at the elbow (cubital tunnel syndrome) or impingement of the median nerve at the wrist (carpal tunnel syndrome). An EMG of the upper extremities will establish the cause of the numbness. ...Read more
Diagnose in 2014 with arthritis in neck/back and lumbar spondylosis.Having swelling in lower back/ ankle/knee /muscle spasms/shooting pain down leg?
I would see a back: specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine. You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Does herniated disc cause protective scoliosis and difficulty walking in the pediatric population? Can injections or surgery improve mobility?
Confusing question: You don't get herniated disks in kids. They are unheard of before adult muscle mass is present along with some ageing. I kid can have a mild degree of "splinting" scoliosis if they have any pain in their side for any reason.They tend to lean toward the pain. Improvement depends on finding the source of the pain which could be as simple as a muscle pull or as bad as appendicitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do runners with bilateral hip dysplasia have greater muscle hypertrophy down the legs from needing to stabilize body more?
Not necessarily: When any muscle is strengthened, or with increase use -- muscle hypertrophy does occur. But regarding your specific question, there is no clear correlation out there in the literature. Leg muscles (i'm assuming you are referring to either calf muscles vs. The anterior or lateral muscle compartments) are stabilizers of the hip joint. ...Read more
Low dose Gabapentin unlocks permanently contracted muscles/fascia(?) in back,hips. Can stretch, squirm in exquisite novel ways. Is this spasticity?
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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