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How long does it take a torn sartorius muscle to rehabilitate?

How long does it take a torn sartorius muscle to rehabilitate?

Depends: It would depend on the severity of the tear, your overall health, your prescribed therapy and your own inate ability to heal. It could be anywhere from a couple of weeks to 6 weeks or more. Get a good evaluation from an orthopedist or a sports medicine specialist and perhaps a physical therapist dealing with sports injuries. ...Read more

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I have pain in my sartorius or gracilis muscle. I had an ACL reconstruction a year ago and they used one of the above muscle.?

I have pain in my sartorius or gracilis muscle. I had an ACL reconstruction a year ago and they used one of the above muscle.?

Possibly: They could have used the gracilis as part of the graft. The sartorial is never used as a graft. However, the current pain is more likely from limping. Limping and favoring that knee comes from quad weakness and inhibitions. This in turn causes hamstring tendinitis. ...Read more

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I think I tore my sartorius yesterday. The pain is sharp with any rotation of my leg, or raising. How do I know if this is DOMS, a strain, or a tear?

I think I tore my sartorius yesterday. The pain is sharp with any rotation of my leg, or raising. How do I know if this is DOMS, a strain, or a tear?

Get it checked: You will know what it is by getting it checked by your doctor. You will go through detailed history and physical exam to make the correct deiagnosis ...Read more

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I have twitches for 2 days now, it went down in severity, it's isolated to a single location on my thigh (sartorius muscle if I am not mistaken), should I be worried?

I have twitches for 2 days now, it went down in severity, it's isolated to a single location on my thigh (sartorius muscle if I am not mistaken), should I be worried?

Not yet: Muscle twitching for two days in a middle age male is very likely related to isolated overuse of a local muscle group. Warm soaks, calcium supplements or foods, and rest will likely accompany resolution. Continuance after a week or so, worsening, or occurrence of other symptoms might suggest a doctor visit. ...Read more

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What causes an avulsion fracture of the left anterior superior iliac sartorius?

What causes an avulsion fracture of the left anterior superior iliac sartorius?

Sudden muscul force: The mechanism of injury in apophyseal avulsions is sudden forceful concentric or eccentric muscle contraction during running, jumping or kicking a ball, which results in traction on the unfused apophysis. Extreme passive stretching and chronic repetitive microtrauma have also been implicated in the development of apophyseal avulsion. ...Read more

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How can I treat torn skin?

How can I treat torn skin?

Torn Skin Issues: "torn skin" or any break in the skin is at risk for infection. If the wound is superficial enough then a bandage with antibacterial ointment should be sufficient. If the wound is deeper, it might require more care such as oral antibiotics or even sutures to close it. If the wound oozes pus, has an intense odor, or is red/inflamed, it is important to have it looked at by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Is fixing a torn sternomastoid easy?

Is fixing a torn sternomastoid easy?

Depends: It depends on how severe the tear was and where it is located on the muscle. Hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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Do torn shoulders always require surgery?

Do torn shoulders always require surgery?

Consult: If you have a rotator cuff tear it will not heal itself. If you have pain and disability you need to get the opinion of an orthopedic surgeon. I fixed mine last year and am 100% now. ...Read more

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How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

How bad is it to wear a torn contact lens?

Uncomfortable: A torn lens will be irritating and it may not center well so the vision is less clear. It is simply not optimum but probably not harmful in and of itself, although such a lens will decenter and cause discomfort. ...Read more

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What's a good way to check if my hymen is torn?

What's a good way to check if my hymen is torn?

Exam: If you have never been sexually active, your hymen should not be torn, usually. It is hard to determine with a pelvic exam as well, sometimes. Using a special scope, colposcope, we can tell sometimes. ...Read more

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How do you fix a torn aorta due to heavy lifting?

How do you fix a torn aorta due to heavy lifting?

Surgery sometimes: That would depend on where is the tear and how much it compromises flow to vital organs. If the tear is within the first few inches of the aorta taking off from the heart, emergent surgery is needed. If the tear is further downstream and does not compromise flow to vital organs then it may be treated with medications for pain/high blood pressure and watchful waiting. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a torn MCL to heal on its own?

Is it possible for a torn MCL to heal on its own?

Yes: Yes, mcl injuries have a good chance to heal on their own without surgery depending on the grade and location of the tear. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a fully torn supraspinatus.?

What are symptoms of a fully torn supraspinatus.?

Pain and weakness: Pain usually on the front and outside of the shoulder. Pain often radiates down the lateral arm/deltoid. Pain is worse when reaching up and/or out. Pain at night, especially while trying to sleep is common. Weakness of the arm, especially when overhead, is very common. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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How do I determine if I have a torn latissimus dorsi?

How do I determine if I have a torn latissimus dorsi?

Need more evaluation: That would be an unusual injury. The pain would be near your armpit and would probably hurt there to reach overhead or to pull something down from overhead. A clinician should be able to determine if you need an MRI or a musculoskeletal ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can hymen be only partially broken and not totally torn?

Yes: The hymen is a thin, circular or crescent-shaped fold of mucous membrane located just inside the introitus. The hymen can be different in each women. It can tear with intercourse, tampon use, masturbation. Sometimes it may not tear at all. The hymen can tear in several places or one place, as it is stretched. The torn edges heal quickly so, the hymen is never totally torn. ...Read more