Symptoms of muscle atrophy include one limb being substantially smaller than the other, having a marked weakness in one limb, and being unable to move in a regular manner. If unable to move normally, it is important to c... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Muscle atrophy is actually a symptom that is caused either by inactivity, poor nutrition or by other illnesses that adversely affect the nerves in the muscles. Examples of medical conditions that affect the nerves in the... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis, spinocerebellar ataxis, multisystem atrophy and olivopontocerebellar degeneration represent one cause of cerebellar atrophy, according to the National Institutes of Healt... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Symptoms of muscle deterioration or muscle atrophy include one arm or leg being smaller than the other or when noticeable weakness in a limb occurs, according to Healthline. Treatment for muscle deterioration includes ex... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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Treatment options for muscle atrophy include an exercise program that can be done at home, physical therapy, ultrasound therapy and surgery to correct contracture, explains MedlinePlus. There are two types of atrophy tha... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to MedlinePlus, deltoid muscle atrophy is a condition in which the deltoid muscles of the shoulder have become wasted or diminished, resulting in loss of strength or movement. Causes of deltoid muscle atrophy i... More » Science Human Anatomy Muscles