Muscle weakness

Muscle weakness has many different causes ranging in severity from mostly harmless to life-threatening (e.g. stroke). Weakness may affect a single muscle or all muscles in generalized muscle weakness. Causes include muscle injury, nerve disorders, spinal disorders, metabolic ...

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Causes

Causes of muscle weakness include:

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Types

The types of muscle weakness are in two main categories:

  • Generalized muscle weakness
  • Localized muscle weakness

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