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torn rhomboid muscle

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: These muscles can take a long time to heal. If you haven't, you may want to consider physical therapy, where they can do electrostimulation therapy a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
10 years experience General Practice
Soreness: The timing is important. There is a myth that it is caused by lactic acid, but this is usually cleared within a few hours. If it is delayed onset, it ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Relax: A program of flexibility and stretching e.g. Yoga can help. Chronic tension in this area can also be referred from the neck, in which case an x-ray c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Therapies: Chronic musclular pain may respond well to moist heat. Apply for 20 minutes and then stretch the muslce after the heat application. Other options ma ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the kn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This is very plausible. To be sure, and due to the complex nature of the shoulder, and evaluation by an orthopedist would determine the exact cause of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Not really: Ligaments connect bones to one another. Tendons are what attach your muscles to the bones. So there really is no correlation between a ligament tear ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes,possibly: Patellar maltracking can cause knee pain and instability. Anything that causes knee pain may result in muscle spasms about the knee.See your ors for e ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It's not uncommon to strain or partially tear an intercostal muscle while coughing . Rest and time should heal this. If pain persists, see your physic ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Charley horse: When the muscle is sprain badly enough the muscle tissue can be torn or damaged enough to result in spasms. Careful management is necessary with atte ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility th ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Not directly: The sciatic nerve runs deep to the gluteus maximus and piriformis muscles after the nerve exits the pelvis. An injury mechanism that causes injury to ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain, weakness, etc: Stiffness can be a sign or symptom. If truly stiff/loss of motion, then the diagnosis could actually be a frozen shoulder or arthritis. If just percei ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Doubtful: Other causes are much more likely
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Paraspinal spasm: It is when the muscles on either side of your spine become really tight. It can cause pain.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
very unusual: They are likely related to a similar cause. The potential list of causes can range from; poor postural mechanics, nerve root dysfunction from the neck ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
47 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Torn trapezius: Orthopedic surgeons, if it needs repair.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Extensor: They are an extensor muscle.
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Possible: There must be a balance of muscles supporting the head to remain comfortable. The delts and lats help support the upper body and shoulders which are h ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Torn muscle: Healing depends on degree of trauma, type of muscle, location of joints, age, and degree of rest. Like wise so many variable. Some doesn't heal at all ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This totally depends on the cause of your neck pain. Strengthening the muscles supporting your neck can help the pain but strengthening some but not a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: That a pinched nerve would cause this problem. You would probably benefit from a good neurologic and muscle function exam.

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