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Information about Paralysis (Muscle Function Loss)

We Have to Know about the Muscle Function Loss

  • Muscle perform loss is once a muscle doesn’t work or move because it is meant to. The medical term for complete loss of muscle perform is dysfunction.

Causes of Muscle Function Loss

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Botulism
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning
  • Peroneal dystrophy
  • Polio
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke

Do’s & Don’ts – Muscle Function Loss

After you have received medical treatment, your doctor may recommend some of the following measures:

  • Follow prescribed therapy.
  • If head nerves are damaged, you may have difficulty with chewing and swallowing. In these cases, spoon food is also counseled.
  • Long-term immobility can cause serious complications. Frequently change positions and take care of your skin. Passive range-of-motion exercises are encouraged, as they may help to maintain some muscle tone.

Signs & Symptoms of Muscle Function Loss

  • Loss of muscle function most often results from stroke or injury such as a broken neck or back. The loss of muscle perform following such events are often severe and regularly is irreversible.
  • Paralysis can be temporary or permanent. It can affect a small area (localized) or be widespread (generalized). It may have an effect on one aspect (unilateral) or either side (bilateral).
  • If the dysfunction affects the lower 1/2 the body and each leg it’s referred to as paralysis. It if affects all arms and legs, it is called quadriplegia.

Medical advice for Muscle Function Loss        

  • In each state of affairs, muscle paralysis requires immediate medical attention.

Self Care for Muscle Function Loss  

  • Loss of muscle function is a medical emergency. Seek immediate medical help.

Risk factors of Muscle Function Loss           

Treatment for Muscle Function Loss 

  • Intravenous feeding or feeding tubes could also be needed in severe cases. Physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy may be recommended.

Investigations for Muscle Function Loss

  • Blood studies (such as CBC or blood differential)
  • CT scan or MRI of the head or spine
  • Nerve conduction studies and electromyography
  • Myelography
Medical advice for Muscle Function Loss
  Paralysis (Muscle Function Loss)