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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for muscle tear?

It depend: If the muscle torn from certain spot it may need surgical repair, other wise will treated with rest and pain medications'. ...Read more

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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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 the type of tear. Mid muscle responds to 6-8 weeks of care 2 full recovery, using ice, rest, , later heat, as it feels better in2-3 weeks gentle motion after heat 2 warm up the muscle is ok, & slowly regain ur rom? Later add pre 2regain strength. Attachment tears r often surgical as distal biceps or triceps & some others. Have an ortho evaluation early on. ...Read more

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I have muscle tear in my left calf, I am 48 male. What is the recommendations regarding treatment and motion?

I have muscle tear in my left calf,  I am 48 male.  What is the recommendations regarding treatment and motion?

Gastroc: If the tear is mid alf or higher (muscle), treatment is conservative. Ice, light compression wrap, optional boot for immobilization, stretching, & weight bearing as tolerated. Light exercises such as stationary biking is ok. Some have used prp injections. If the tear is in the achilles' tendon you likely need surgery to repair it. ...Read more

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Lower back muscle tear...How long will i be off work...2 weeks later still the same pain..I'm doing therapy and muscle relaxer?

Lower back muscle tear...How long will i be off work...2 weeks later still the same pain..I'm doing therapy and muscle relaxer?

Depends: The extent of the tear, your ability to rest and stretch the injured area, and the type of work you are returning to are important factors your doctor will have to consider. If medications and rest aren't making a difference yet, seek the help of a physiatrist (pm&r) to upgrade your therapy with modalities that speed circulation and healing. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal shoulder muscle tear besides getting a surgery?

What is the best way to heal shoulder muscle tear besides getting a surgery?

Depends: Understanding which tendon is torn and how much can better answer your question. The rotator cuff has five distinct layers and if it is torn top to bottom (full thickness), this will not heal and will progress over time. If speaking of a tear of the long head of the bicep, this does not typically require surgery and results most frequently in a "popeye" cosmetic deformity. ...Read more

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Can muscle tension from anxiety cause you to have a muscle sprain/muscle tear/muscle pull, etc?

Can muscle tension from anxiety cause you to have a muscle sprain/muscle tear/muscle pull, etc?

Only part of problem: John, While anxiety can increase muscle tone, this is not likely the biggest reason for a tear. More likely the injured muscle was tight from lack of stretching, or even over-stretching/weakness. A muscle tear or sprain is diagnosed through a physical exam by a doctor and confirmed with an MRI. Although if the pain improves spontaneously an MRI often will not alter the treatment plan. ...Read more

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How long can tendonitis and a muscle tear take to heal to play sports again?

How long can tendonitis and a muscle tear take to heal to play sports again?

1: Depends on the tendon/muscle area and the specific sport. With complete rest and focused treatment, most of these issues can improve within 2-4 weeks. More complex areas and pathology can take longer. ...Read more

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Pretty positive have a muscle tear in top ab, maybe obliques.Swollen painful knots.Ct & xrays clear.Months of pain.How can I treat this muscle injury?

Pretty positive have a muscle tear in top ab, maybe obliques.Swollen painful knots.Ct & xrays clear.Months of pain.How can I treat this muscle injury?

Rest, get MRI : 30 yo woman with possible tear in text us abdominus versus external oblique versus strain. No rib fracture seen on X-rays / ct scan. Presents with persistent pain. You may need to get an MRI to determine the extent of your injury. Rest your core muscles as much as possible and visit an orthopaedic surgeon to determine if mr imaging may change your diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more