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A torn muscle will not stagnate: it will attempt to heal itself, although this process can result in poor outcomes if the native structure isn’t well-aligned during healing (e.g. when surgical repair is required). As this repair process occurs, the tissue is unstable, and “re-aggravation” refers to interrupting healing by exerting stresses on the injured ...


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I am not sure about physiotherapists, but one solution that is over thousand years old is Surya Namaskar, or Sun Salutations. One rep = two sets of yoga poses that give you a total body workout. If you are someone who doesn't like to exercise, or is short on time, Surya Namaskar is definately for you. Recommended daily is 54 reps = 108 sets (according to ...


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According to human kinetics, the movements of hip muscles in hip joint are performed by a series of muscles. For example, when hip is doing external rotation (30° with the hip extended, 50° with the hip flexed), it's using the gluteal muscles including iliopsoas (combination of the psoas major and the iliacus at their inferior ends). According to Meridian ...


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Artificial hips made out of an element on level above titanium. The trouble I'm having here: Literally the only four metals/metalloids a period above titanium are beryllium, magnesium, aluminium and silicon (and, to be fair, boron also counts as a metalloid). You don't won't your artificial hip to be made of either one of the four. Your doctor can not have ...


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More physical activity would very probably be a good idea. Body fat distribution has genetic determinants, and you cannot really target a body area for fat reduction. Conversely, exercising can have an impact on muscles and general fitness, in addition to improving your mood and maybe helping you be more satisfied with your body. It does not have to be ...


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I'd venture to guess that when your doctor referred to "above" titanium, he meant towards elements with greater atomic number. If so, my guess is that he/she was referring to zirconium. Zirconium oxide ceramic materials are an alternative to titanium, but according to this article, there are conflicting studies as to their effectiveness. Apparently this ...


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No one can tell you what is going to happen to a patient exactly, because every Patient is different. However, the risk are: Mayo Clinic A hip fracture can reduce your future independence and sometimes even shorten your life. About half of people who have a hip fracture aren't able to regain their ability to live independently. If a hip ...


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