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What kind of specialist can treat muscle disorders?

What kind of specialist can treat muscle disorders?

Neurologist: Neurologists diagnose and treat myopathies e.g. Muscular disorders. Neuromuscular specialists are mostly found at academic medical centers. For symptomatic treatments, orthopedists and physiatrists treat patients with myopathies. ...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 are different types of muscle disorders?

What are different types of muscle disorders?

Many: U have 2 google this or read a book @ the library. There r 2 many 2 list here. They include congenital-infective- injury-degenerative 2 give u a few areas to research. Sorry, if ur ? Was a little more specific it would help. ...Read more

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Does an emg detect nerve issues or can it detect muscle disorders also? How do the results show on emg? Muscles so weak after small activity n spasms

Does an emg detect nerve issues or can it detect muscle disorders also? How do the results show on emg? Muscles so weak after small activity n spasms

EMG/NCV: The test are combined as EMG and nerve conduction velocity. They often point to possibilities and may not always provide a final diagnosis. They provide insight into defects but not always the cause. Suggest see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I currently have an ongoing (4 year) muscle problem with my left rib cage. What kind of specialist should I see?

Shoulder Specialist?: Good question. Just from your description the pain could be multiple sources like the cardiac and pulmonary systems as well as GI system, but may also be musculoskeletal pain and/or referred pain from the shoulder so start with a thoughtful detailed examination with you preferred physician and go from there. Learn more here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more

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Which type of specialist do I see for a hip muscle problem?

Which type of specialist do I see for a hip muscle problem?

Ortho Sports Med: An orthopaedic sports medicine specialist is probably the best suited physician to help you with your hip muscle problem. ...Read more

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If my 2 year has increased muscle spascity in one leg does that mean she could have a muscle disorder?

Hard to say: Spasticity usually relates to lack of coordinated nerve messages from the brain and may indicate a subtle brain injury often called cerebral palsy in its more dramatic forms. A muscle disorder implies selective abnormality in the muscle, usually producing a weakness.An exam and testing if indicated can separate the likely cause.It is time for a discussion with your doc. ...Read more

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I need info for polymyalgia rheumatica muscle disorder?

See below: The american college of rheumatology has good information on this: http://www.Rheumatology.Org/practice/clinical/patients/diseases_and_conditions/polymyalgiarheumatica.Asp. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between neospora and muscle disorder?

HUMAN OR ANIMAL?: Neospora is a protozoal parasite in dogs and cattle, and has not known, YET, to afflict humans. I am unaware of any muscle disorder in homo sapiens or indeed any neuromuscular associated condition that has been described currently. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist doctor I should see if I am suspecting an internal muscle injury?

What kind of specialist doctor I should see if I am suspecting an internal muscle injury?

Different kinds: The doctors that typically deal with muscle injuries would be orthopedists and physiatrists (specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation). Sports medicine doctors would also be qualified to deal with this. ...Read more

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What is the most common muscle disorder?

What is the most common muscle disorder?

Sprains: Sprains/strains is the most common muscle problem. If you are looking specifically for a disease, then muscular dystrophy would be my top choice. Depending on how you want to classify fibromyalgia, it could rank as the top disease. ...Read more

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Muscle Disorders (Definition)

Muscle disorders includes structural and functional problems that can be due to genetic, infectious, or cancerous abnormalities. A particular muscle disorder can be due to the muscle itself, the nerves to ...Read more