What Causes A Painful Burning Sensation In Muscles?

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Definition

Muscle function loss is when a muscle doesn't work or move normally. The medical term for complete loss of muscle function is paralysis.


Alternative Names

Paralysis; Paresis; Loss of movement; Motor dysfunction


Considerations

Loss of muscle function may be caused by:

  • A disease of the muscle itself (myopathy)
  • A disease of the nervous system: nerve damage (neuropathy), or spinal cord injury, or brain damage (stroke or other brain injury)

The loss of muscle function after these types of events...

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