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    Muscle indentation
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    cameka2010 posted:
    Have had an indentation in my upper right thigh muscle for months. Does anyone know what could be causing this?
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    Mary Ann Wilmarth, PT, DPT, OCS responded:
    Hello

    There could be many possible reasons for this dent that you see in your thigh. This could include, but is not limited to, the following:
    - a partial muscle tear
    - muscle wasting
    - a soft tissue deformity: in fact, sometimes this can be from habitual positions that cause pressure
    - fascia imbalances
    - muscle imbalances

    It is difficult to know for sure without assessing your strength and soft tissue in the involved area.

    I would recommend checking with a physical therapist who can do a full assessment. You can find a PT near you at Find a PT -
    www.moveforwardpt.com

    Once you determine the cause, then the PT can assist with your recovery.

    Good luck.
    Dr. Mary Ann Wilmarth


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