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Doctor insights on: What Are The Treatments For A Sartorius Muscle

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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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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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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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Muscle deconditioning treatment and complications?

Muscle deconditioning treatment and complications?

Loss of muscle mass!: Muscles weaken over time with less activity. You need to start exercising, preferentially resistance exercise using weight or machines. When you are deconditioned, climbing, walking, lifting all become more difficult. The number one cause for nursing home admissions is frailty! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

Varies: The extreme would be stiff man syndrome, but cramps and spasticity might be answer. Parkinson's disease can cause rigidity, and tight muscles can be seen even in fibromyalgia. See a neurologist, get examined, obtain diagnosis and then get treated. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a pulled muscle?

What's the best treatment for a pulled muscle?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ace bandage), elevation. (if swollen). Some prefer to alternate heat and cold every 20 minutes if that works better over the acute phase ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

Determine the cause: First determine the underlying cause of the muscle degeneration which can range from disuse from pain to denervation/nerve damage to ALS disease of the neuromuscular junction. Get a proper diagnosis from you physician! ...Read more

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Why is massage therapy rarely prescribed for treatment of muscle tension.?

Why is massage therapy rarely prescribed for treatment of muscle tension.?

Just a guess...: It may be because it is not covered by insurance and can be expensive, making it less likely to be prescribed. Drs may also want to come up with a source of the muscle tension and focus on treating that. Massage therapy can provide relief in some people and in some the tension comes back. Osteopathic drs are trained in manipulation treatments, some include muscle stretching/massage-like treatments. ...Read more

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Will my speech be affected if I receive botox treatment on my masseter muscles?

Will my speech be affected if I receive botox treatment on my masseter muscles?

Usually Not: Massetter muscle Botox injections are also used to decrease the forces of clenching and grinding. It is indicated in patients with bruxism, TMJ dysfunction and to protect teeth from fracture (especially with new restorations in patient with severely worn-down teeth or a history of multiple fractured teeth or restorations.) with proper technique and dosage, speech is usually not affected. ...Read more

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I was treated in an e.R. For muscle spasms in my back. What is a more permanent treatment?

I was treated in an e.R. For muscle spasms in my back. What is a more permanent treatment?

Depends: There are many potential causes of low back pain with muscle spasms. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?

My 12yr old brother had an accident which caused a muscle tear. What is the right treatment for this?

Depends on how bad: The muscle tear is....Generally rest, not aggravating it, ice alternating with heat.
My favorite recommendations include homeopathic arnica, rhus tox, and bryonia. Acupuncture and chinese medicine are wonderful at speeding recovery as well. ...Read more

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Is the thickening of plica reversible without surgery or does conservative treatment only serves to strengthen muscles to keep the plica from sliding?

Is the thickening of plica reversible without surgery or does conservative treatment only serves to strengthen muscles to keep the plica from sliding?

Discuss with MD: In those few patients who do not respond to a non-operative treatment program, an arthroscopic resection of their medial plica may be indicated. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for muscle cramps?

What treatments are there for muscle cramps?

Symptomatic/Cause rx: The treatment depends on the cause of the muscle cramps, but symptomatic treatment to relieve symptoms can be done. Anti inflammatory&pain meds, muscle relaxants and physical therapy/message. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vaginal muscle spasms?

What is the treatment for vaginal muscle spasms?

Vaginismus: Vaginismus are involuntary muscle spasm of outer third of vagina. Management is mainly with biofeedback and counseling. You should talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for muscle pain?

Muscle Pain: The best treatment for pain after exertion is usually time and perhaps nsaid's such as aleve (naproxen). However, the pain is severe or has been present for more than a few days, it could represent a muscle tear or more severe condition and require medical evaluation by a physician. ...Read more