Quad impact damage

DOI: 5-1-07
Description: Impact to front of thigh by Pick-Up bumper AND back of thigh impacted on rim of RV Storage cubicle

PT began about 1 mo after impact with massage and strengthening exercises.

Currently - Leg is functional, BUT muscle mass that goes from outside front upper thigh to inside lower thigh gets very tender on the upper edge after a day of walking activity.

Muscle mass "feels" to me like a thick, wide strip steak when I rub my leg.

1. Will the numb/painful feelings ever stop?
2. Will compression support to the muscle mass help prevent the tenderness at the end of an active day?

Posted By LMF on October 31, 2008 at 18:54:44:

Disclaimer
Silicone inserts leave the epicondyle pressure-free and provide an intermittent compression to the soft tissue of the joint, leading to increased circulation, thus aiding in the resorption of swelling and edema.

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