Why has my muscle stopped working?

I was hit by a truck while riding my bike and my right sensored cheek was super bruised and swollen for 2-3 weeks. Its 2 months later and my sensored cheek looks fine, but I noticed the other day that the top muscle doesn't work at all.

I can flex my sensored cheek and only the bottom muscles will flex not the top. It's really weird. The muscle that won't flex feels a little sore when I poke it/massage it. My sensored cheek visually looks different while relaxed too, which probably means that the top muscle has atrophied due to lack of use. I'm assuming the top muscle took the majority of the impact since the lower muscles work fine.

I would go to a doctor, but have no money and massive amounts of medical bills already from this accident.

What's wrong with my muscle and how can I fix it?

Thanks for the help!

-james

Posted By James on August 03, 2009 at 20:58:59:

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