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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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How do I repair a pulled thigh muscle ?

How do I repair a pulled thigh muscle ?

Physical therapy: Can be effective if pain has been there for a while and it limits your activity ...Read more

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Is there a difference between a muscle strain and sprain? what is the treatment for both? I injured my thigh muscle working out.

Is there a difference between a muscle strain and sprain? what is the treatment for both? I injured my thigh muscle working out.

Difference: A sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. A strain is an injury to a muscle and/or tendons. Rest, ice, compression and elevation are used to address both types of injuries(for the most part.) But the nuance of treatment really depends on the exact nature of your injury. ...Read more

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Miserable muscle pain in my right thigh that extends into my groin..on treatment for previous dvt...no swelling or warmth should I be concerned?

Miserable muscle pain in my right thigh that extends into my groin..on treatment for previous dvt...no swelling or warmth should I be concerned?

R/O DVT/RHABDO: DVT=Blood Clot would cause unilateral arm pain and swelling. If your mom has this she needs prompt evaluation. A Doppler US or LE will define the anatomy. Other conditions to evaluate are LYMPHEDEMA/RSD(REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY). Also a full clotting W/U. You needs a prompt exam and through W/U. Check INR to evaluate treatment. CPK level to evaluate component of Rhabdomyolysis. ...Read more

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Large muscle in the back of my leg below da knee has been stiff and painful for days. I don't remember an injury now spasms after wo. treatment?

Large muscle in the back of my leg below da knee has been stiff and painful for days. I don't remember an injury now spasms after wo.    treatment?

Sprain: Most likely you sprained your gastrocnemius (calf muscle) while working out. This can happen with exertion or overuse, and not just from a traumatic event. Your calf is probably trying to "tell you" in its own way to rest the muscle while it heals. I often recommend RICE therapy for this:Rest, Ice (20 min at a time) compression (ace bandage not too tight!) and elevation, however rest is the key! ...Read more

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Reasons and treatment for leg muscle atrophy in 65 years old man.

Reasons and treatment for leg muscle atrophy in 65  years old man.

If due 2 no medical-: -reasons, it is due 2 disuse and the treatment is exercise as he can tolerate. Physical therapy would B a good idea 2 get him into the proper program that suits his abilities and needs. ...Read more

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Both of leg's muscles hurts and my fret are sweating and feels cold. What is this feeling and treatment?

Both of leg's muscles hurts and my fret are sweating and feels cold. What is this feeling and treatment?

Hard to say: The symptoms and description are too vague to give you any real good advice. Certainly see your primary care physician. Leg aching can come from a number of different causes including exercise, restless leg syndrome, poor circulation, and the list goes on and on. Feet sweating and feeling cold is also hard to give you a good answer. It could be normal as sweat is designed to cool the body/feet. ...Read more

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How can leg muscle spasms be treated? Prevention and treatment while they're occurring. They are so so painful brings me to tears

How can leg muscle spasms be treated? Prevention and treatment while they're occurring. They are so so painful brings me to tears

Muscle cramps/spasm: 33 year old lady with painful leg muscle spasms s/p tibial tubercle transfer and bone graft. Are these cramps in the same leg you had surgery or bilateral? Severe muscle cramps can be caused by several serious medical conditions and may indicate dehydration, a lack of blood supply, nerve compression, electrolyte problem, or myopathy. Leg of surgery? Call MD ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower leg and calf pain from 8 months , i doubt it could be compartment muscle syndrome, please tell me the symptoms and treatment for it.

Lower leg and calf pain from 8 months , i doubt it could be compartment muscle syndrome, please tell me the symptoms and treatment for it.

No compartment syndr: Compartment syndrome is a catastrophic event typically following a crush injury or an ischemic event, in which the pressure inside the fascial compartment rises higher than capillary perfusion pressure, effectively cutting off the blood flow to nerves & muscle cells within the compartment. It usually requires emergency surgery (fasciotomy) to save the limb. ...Read more

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Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Simple MSK?: Yoga helps a variety of problems, including balance, muscle imbalances, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, mood porblems, and many more. I encourage you to give it a try--many studios have introductory packages. Each instructor and class has their own feeling, so try a few before you lay out a lot of money. ...Read more

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Tight muscles on right side of neck that cause sensations down rt arm and a little down left leg. Doesn't hurt. Normal? Massage therapy's helping .

Tight  muscles on right side of neck that cause sensations down rt arm and a little down left leg. Doesn't hurt. Normal? Massage therapy's helping .

See a doctor: Symptoms of neck pain with a "shooting" characteristic can be related to anything from a pulled muscle of the neck to a pinched nerve. It may be useful to follow up with your doctor if symptoms do not seem to be improving in a few days or if they worsen in severity. Over the counter pain relievers, heat/cold therapy, and gentle stretching may help relieve the pain prior to a visit. ...Read more

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My hands feet and leg muscles lock it has happened for as long as I can remember its worse in colder weather . I also have congenital ptosis and wore brases on my legs to help me walk I also had therapy I have been getting worse as I gotten older I will b

My hands feet and leg muscles lock it has happened for as long as I can remember its worse in colder weather . I also have congenital ptosis and wore brases on my legs to help me walk I also had therapy I have been getting worse as I gotten older I will b

Get a physical: Sounds like your muscles have too much tone. This spasticity or cramping could be part of the same condition you had when you were a child. But you also may have an electrolyte abnormality or vitamin deficiency that can be easily corrected with nutritional supplements. Your thyroid hormone level could also be a cause. Some bloodwork should sort that out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Treatment for a pulled thigh mus, le?

Treatment for a pulled thigh mus, le?

See below: Rest but some activity, use heat or ice depending how acute the injury, and pain relievers such tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids (depending on your underlying health conditions. See your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist. ...Read more

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Pain in both thighs fielding a ground ball in softball pain excruciating! i can't turn my head any direction without feeling pain. Did i pull a muscle?

Varies: If it is both legs, it would seem a little unlikely to have occurred simultaneously. Another possibility is it is from your back. People with back injuries can have pain running into the legs and this pain is characteristically worse with motion on the head/neck, which increases the pressure in the spinal canal. ...Read more

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Front of my thigh hurts and I can't straighten my leg. Pulled muscle?

Front of my thigh hurts and I can't straighten my leg. Pulled muscle?

PROBABLY: Sounds like it. Have it looked at if not improving 24-48 hrs., sooner if worsening. ...Read more