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Symptoms Of Torn Muscle In Arm
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
I have a torn muscle in my upper left arm. It flares up occasionally, how can I help it heal. Hurts to move it some days.
Muscle: Muscle generally heals very well on its own due to abundant blood supply. Tendons, on the other hand, do not heal well. Did you tear your biceps muscle or tendon? If so, talk to ortho doc for options. ...Read more
Hi im a male 31 complaiming of a dull pain in my left upper arm the last few weeks. No lumps. Had a torn muscle near this area few months ago.
May be related: You will need to discuss with your physician and maybe see a specialist. ...Read more
Large knot appeared overnight on R arm abt 1" from bend in wrist. Painful to touch, hard, hurts to move thumb in/outward. Pulled/torn muscle/tendon?
Can a tear muscle in the back cause arm and leg weakness muscle astropy and also abdominal weakness. And can MRI find torn muscle and legaments.
A: Torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs. ...Read more
What could have caused my right forearm to feel extremly sore like a torn muscle for no known reason noticed it when I woke up?
Have pain between bicep and tricep in left arm its been constant pain for several months. It seems deep in arm but doesn't seem like a muscle tear?
Pulled leg muscle: This depends on location. For example, if in calf muscle u get sore tender stiff calf, if in hamstring u get tender swollen back of thigh, if in quadriceps muscle u get swollen tender front of thigh. The first one is common in golfers, the second in football, & the third in climbers. ...Read more
Heal w/scar: A 'torn' muscle does heal but depending on the size of the tear and location it generally heals w/ fibrous tissue similar to scar tissue. Muscle does not reform itself. Muscle can hypertrophy (get bigger) and make up for the defect created but not re-create the muscle that was torn or lost. ...Read more
Probably can't...: Which muscle? When? When someone really completely tears a muscle there's usually swelling and bleeding from the injury as well as profound weakness of that muscle. Most muscles have at least partial backup so that unless there's complete lack of movement like a torn achilles' tendon, you won't know for sure. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
Graded 1 through 3..: Sprains & strains are graded based on the # of fibers w/in the structure that are stretched/ torn. This is by no means an exact # of fibers, but a grade 1 = fiber stretch, grade two = partial/ moderate disruption, & grade three = complete disruption. Symptoms of each are very similar but severity varies. Rice is the beginning treatment regardless of grade. Severe inj often need pt, sometime surger. ...Read more
Sprain implies a:
Ligament injury. A torn muscle can be a strain which is essentially a stretch just beyond the normal elastic recoil with resultant injury while a true tear of a muscle means usually that the muscle unit is grossly disrupted similar to when a laceration occurs.
A ligament sprain can be partial grade 1 stretch, grade 2 which implies stretch beyond elastic limit or a rupture (grade 3). ...Read more
What's the worst that could happen if u have a suspected torn muscle in calf and you don't go to the ed?
I have a sudden pain in the middle of my chest. I'm not sure how I may have injured it. Is it possible its a torn muscle or is it something else?
Could be: If pain is reproduced with deep palpation or stretching most likley muscular if not furthar testing is needed. ...Read more
Can a torn muscle in neck and back be diagnosed and repaired if injury occurred several months ago? How are torn nerves diagnosed and treated?
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Do I need to go to the emergency room if I have a suspected torn muscle in my calf? If not what should I do.
See primary care doc: Asap, if in severe pain go to er. ...Read more
Tears in the abdominal muscle layers can be seen in trauma, sports injury, and due to post surgical hernias from weight gain or strain. There will be a distinct area of soreness.
Your surgeon can evaluate your complaints with a manual exam and imaging.
Skeletal ligaments are attached to bone, and not a concern in the stomach wall. ...Read more
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