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  • Severe disabling muscle spasms across the back,especially worse around waist line area.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions April 10, 2014 10:37 PM

    Muscle spasms so severe they make one of my legs draw up sometimes. If I bend over I can not raise myself back up until the "knot" has been massaged out of the muscle. This has been going on for almost 20 years after the first of 2 severe car wrecks and then 2 years ago I fell off a motorcycle...

  • cramps in rib area on both sides that radiates to lower abdomen. Very painful

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions April 7, 2014 05:38 PM

    Can anyone help me with this? I have had terrible painful spasms in rib area on one side or the other now for a couple years. Have had CT scans done and nothing is prevailed. Doctor has no idea what is causing spasms.

  • Diastasis recti

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 27, 2014 08:23 PM

    I am a 65 year old male with diastasis recti. I have read conflicting opinions about repair. Is surgery necessary? will the wraps and exercise help? Just live with it unless it ruptures?

  • 6 Year old with sudden weight loss and loss of muscle

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 19, 2014 08:10 PM

    My fiance's son is 6 years old and lives with his mother. We get him once a week and recently he has lost a lot of weight and lost all muscle tone. Every bone in his chest/back is visible and they don't look normal either. In the center of his chest where his ribs meet at his breastbone they stick...

  • Neurologist have tested my back and leg to find cause of leg weakness but say no problems found.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions March 12, 2014 04:06 PM

    I had a hip surgery in 2011 at the VA Hospital to have a bone-spur removed. I went through 1 month of PT and thought everything was OK. Then I started noticing that my leg was getting weaker and I couldn't bend down on my leg and push back up. I can't even lift up my heel and stand on my toes. The...

  • Mount and Reback Syndrome

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions February 26, 2014 08:38 PM

    I have Mount and Reback syndrome. I was given this diagnoses back in the 70's when all other epilepsy medications did not work. Now at 63 years of age the symptoms had lessen however, under stress I have severe attacks. Because of a recent nose surgery had complications and couldn't breathe for...

  • Severe Leg pain for slighest stress on legs.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 31, 2014 05:28 PM

    My mother(48) has severe leg pains. Under normal day to day life, she has no problem, but she develops severe leg pain if she walks for 500 mts or she does some work for long time. She is slightly overweight, unable to do morning walk, she walks very slowly due to pain and starts lymping due to...

  • Hemiphagic muscle,bone and connective tissue pain

    keenanma 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 29, 2014 05:06 PM

    I have severe muscle, bone and connective tissue pain on left side that started in ligament above left elbow where triceps connected to joint. It then moved to tissue below elbow, behind left knee then into shin bone. Over last few months has spread to all of left side and is now progressing to...

  • Joints not popping

    thegreatiam 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 7, 2014 01:47 PM

    I posted on another thread earlier, but I think this may be a more appropriate forumBasically my joints pop. Ankles knees, spine, neck. etc. There is no associated pain so Im not worried. the usual symptom is a mild pressure which is relieved when it pops. This usually occurs after a period of...

  • Closed Fracture Radius and Ulna (left)

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions January 4, 2014 08:37 PM

    Hello, I am a 23 year old male. Three weeks ago, Dec 17, I had H O fall on my outstretched arm while playing. I suffered closed fracture radius and ulna, left. I got surgery done on Dec 18 .The treatment is as follows, Open reduction,7H DCP to Ulna, Open reduction,5H recon plate fixation to Radius,...

  • Thigh muscle/knee weakness- progressive difficulty walking and pain in knees

    jencatgirl1 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 28, 2013 09:20 PM

    So as of the last few weeks, I have noticed a progressing problem in my knees and thighs. My knees started first, with them being very painful when I would walk down the stairs or get up from a chair, and now my thigh muscles are very weak and it is making it difficult to walk.When I walk I have to...

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  • Implant Audit

    Falascoj 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 24, 2013 03:54 PM

    Many people undergo implant procedures every year but how many of you know that the implant you are getting was most likely never run through any type of quality control. Yes I was shocked to learn that while there is legislation to cover everything from toxic spills to banned words over the...

  • spasm/twitches

    Debriah 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 4, 2013 04:31 AM

    My husband had a knee replacement two weeks ago, he has started these spasms on the lower jaw, stomach, and other places. It is keeping him awake at night, very noticeable. He is on a lot of medication. What is causing this?

  • Muscle wasting and no diagnosis

    Lyndav001 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions December 3, 2013 11:53 AM

    My father (now 64) has had the following symptoms and is now almost wheel chair bound. Initial symptom Facial Numbness – one sided that then became the entire mouth and tongue. Patient has had a cough for many years. Patient with an extensive history of traveling to 3rd world places for FISHING...

  • chronic pain but no diagnosis

    Beckyl1 2 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 15, 2013 12:42 PM

    i apologise for the ramble but i have no diagnosis...i had aches and pains since pregnancy with my daughter (now 9) but nothing i couldn't cope with. i was working as a fully trained private security Dog Handler when i began to get really bad lower back pain it got to the point where i couldn't...

  • rhabdomyosarcoma

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 8, 2013 11:06 AM

    i need help!! our topic for our case protocol is rhabdomyosarcoma with SCI status post left leg amputation. i don't know where to start really. please help!!

  • Polymyalgia rheumatica Brought on by Flu Shot

    paalni 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions November 6, 2013 02:57 PM

    Muscle stiffness, weakness, pain, began with a flu shot in October, 2013. I have had a flu shot every year and this year, 2013 will be my last flu shot. I am 67 and prior to my flu shot I ran an hour every day and played 36 holes of golf weekly. However, after having a flu shot I am barely able...

  • Please help my wife

    SSALTMAN 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 28, 2013 03:29 AM

    We have been struggling with this for 5 years and she is at the end of her rope. Hx below35 y/o female with fatigue, increased abdominal girth, weight gain, myalgia, bilateral wrist and had pain with swollen hands and fingers. Patient can no longer wear rings that she had worn for 6 years. ...

  • Hip pain

    livmck 1 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 22, 2013 10:18 PM

    Hi I am a 14 year old girl. Around three months ago I fell over and hit my hip. For a week or so after my fall I experienced no pain at all amd I had completely forgotten I had even fell, then I began to experience pain in my left hip everytime I moved a certain way. It is at a constant 2 on the...

  • i'm having muscle aches

    Dr. Zoidberg 0 Replies
    Posted in: Muscle conditions October 13, 2013 08:07 AM

    every time i get tired, my limbs start hurting; it's a very dull pain. in fact, i don't even know i would call it pain, but it is discomforting. The effect seems to worsen when i drink soda (only when i'm feeling tired). it's non-throbbing, it's constant, can anyone help me identify what it might...

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