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What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

What is the best treatment for muscle weakness?

Therapy: After removing any possible reversible causes from the equation, i would recommend therapy for strengthening. ...Read more

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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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What is the treatment for muscle rigidity?

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 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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What is the treatment for muscle strain?

What is the treatment for muscle strain?

RICE: Rest of injured area, ice to injured area - 20 min on 20 min off, may alternate with heating pad, compression (ace bandage) and elevation if the area is swollen. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Progressive weakening of breathing muscles?

What is the definition or description of: Progressive weakening of breathing muscles?

See below...: This usually means your diaphragm and intercostal muscles are weak and are getting worse over time. Diseases like ALS will cause this. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for weakness in the nervous system?

What is the best treatment for weakness in the nervous system?

Need diagnosis: Since weakness can involve brain or spinal cord lesions, or directly from muscle or peripheral nerve issues, need to locate area of dysfnctn, make sure there are no metabolic issues, medicine reactions, or toxins present. Once this is clarified, treatment can be accomplished. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscles spasms and what is the treatment for a pelvic bone fracture?

What causes severe muscles spasms and what is the treatment for a pelvic bone fracture?

Dehydration, meds, : Severe muscle spasms can come from sports injuries, orthopedic injuries, dehydration, medication side effects such as decongestants, low potassium, abnormal calcium, abnormal phosphorus, muscle pulls, tendon strains, and more. Often time it helps getting lab work, drinking at least half your weight in ounces of water and eating yellow mustard. Other people keep a bar of soap under the covers. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for weakness of cervix?

What is the treatment for weakness of cervix?

Depends: If you are pregnant with a short cervix, your doctor may recommend a cerclage which is a stitch placed around the cervix to strengthen it and hopefully prevent early dilation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for chronic muscle pain?

What is the best treatment for chronic muscle pain?

MUSCLE PAIN: Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems. Then that cause is treated directly if possible (sometimes with antispasmodics or anti-inflammatories). ...Read more

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What is a mild levoscioliosis of the lower spine? Is there a treatment to prevent any consequences of this condition?

What is a mild levoscioliosis of the lower spine? Is there a treatment to prevent any consequences of this condition?

Small left curve: Mild levoscoliosis means that it is a small curve that should have no consequensces for someone who is skeletally mature (any adult). For children, small curves are usually observed to see if they progress. Once someone is skeletally mature, curves at 30 degrees or smaller are thought to be stable. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

Joint movement: Lack of motion can come from tight capsule, loose bodies, internal tears, joint effusion from arthritis or synovitis. Also inadequate muscle function from a stroke, neuromuscular disorder, nerve problems, fracture, dislocation, or injury should be entertained. Spinal problems can caused referred limb weakness. Tailor the treatment after you find the specific cause. Stretch & pt can help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What is the best treatment for fibromyalgia to get rid of pain the rest of life?

What works for you!: Treatment of fibromyalgia should involve multiple therapies. Good quality 7-8 hours of sleep every night is a really good start. Stress reduction strategies are also important. Making sure there are no other physical or psychological issues which could contribute to your pain is also essential, hence treatment should begin with a thorough physical and psychiatric evaluation. ...Read more

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A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles is a symptom of what birth defect?

Amyotonia Congenita: Slow detrioration of anterior motor neurons of the spinal cord may occur. Etiology of this condition is not well understood. The condition is progressive with eventual respiratory muscle compromise. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a neck muscle spasm?

What is the best treatment for a neck muscle spasm?

Heat,etc: Neck muscle spasms generally respond best w/ heat , massage and possibly a muscle relaxant. Nsaids might be helpful temporarily. If they perist i would encourage u to see your pcp or ors for evaluation and the reason why your spasms are occurring. ...Read more

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What type of exercise is best for the heart muscle?

What type of exercise is best for the heart muscle?

Aerobic: The aha recommends 150 minutes / week of moderate aerobic activity spread over 4-6 days for optimal cardiovascular health. ...Read more

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Can you correct the loss of curve in the neck that is due to poor posture? What are the success rates for non-surgical options?

Can you correct the loss of curve in the neck that is due to poor posture? What are the success rates for non-surgical options?

Cause first : It depends on the cause. For example, if due to muscle spasm, then it could likely be helped. If due to scoliosis, would be harder to do. In your case, if it is truly due to poor posture, you need to address that first and loss of lordotic curvature should correct. ...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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What is the cause for a sudden onset of acne around the cheeks and jaw line? What can be done as a method of prevention and quick treatment?

What is the cause for a sudden onset of acne around the cheeks and jaw line? What can be done as a method of prevention and quick treatment?

Perioral acne: Many triggers for this including hormonal changes, stress and metal allergies. Keep your skin clean and dry. There are many good acne soaps available. Astringents can help with the oiliness. See your provider for more specific work up and assistance. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more