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What's an effective way to work my anterior deltoids without compressing the spine?

What's an effective way to work my anterior deltoids without compressing the spine?

Cables: No military press use cables for shoulder work keep elbow below level of your shoulders to make it easy on your rotator cuff. ...Read more

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I can now pass a deltoid extension lag test 4 months after axonotmesis/traumatic BPI, how much longer until my anterior deltoid begins to function?

I can now pass a deltoid extension lag test 4 months after axonotmesis/traumatic BPI, how much longer until my anterior deltoid begins to function?

Needs to be seen: Hello! To be able to adequately answer this question, you need to be seen and properly evaluated, either by your PCP or Physical Medicine specialist. ...Read more

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When touching my lower back with my right hand i feel an acute pain in my right anterior deltoid. Is this a sign of a possible shoulder injury?

When touching my lower back with my right hand i feel an acute pain in my right anterior deltoid. Is this a sign of a possible shoulder injury?

Possibly: Common shoulder injuries at your age include sprains/strains, labral tears, & other soft tissue trauma. The rotator cuff is less often injured. Inflammatory issues include bursitis & tendinitis. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing muscle spasms similar to a charlie horse in my right deltoid (anterior/lateral) when i stretch or reach. Do not lift weights?

I have been experiencing muscle spasms similar to a charlie horse in my right deltoid (anterior/lateral) when i stretch or reach. Do not lift weights?

Depends on This&That: If you're not used to stretching very much or doing routine exercises then, you may simply be suffering from muscle deconditioning. May be remedied by doing daily stretching. On the other hand, other causes for muscle spasms exist having to do with metabolic or medical conditions and which could also be checked out so contact your physician for a possible appointments and maybe some lab work. ...Read more

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What's a deltoid?

What's a deltoid?

Shoulder muscle: This is the muscle that overlaps the outside of the shoulder and contracts to lift the arm especially straight out from the side of the body. It is somewhat triangular in shape and so was named for the greek letter delta. ...Read more

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How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

See a physio: Shoulder strapping for a deltoid injury is an art that can only be mastered over time. I recommend you see a physio for your strapping. If you still want to give this a shot yourself, refer to the following link. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/health/taping-techniques-upper-body/shoulder/ ...Read more

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Deltoid pain, what is best i can do to ease the pain?

May not be: Deltoid pain at all. Could be a tear in one of the rotator cuff muscles, like supraspinatus or bicep tendonitis. Don't guess, see your doctor for a physical exam to get appropriate treatment or physical therapy. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want some good excercises that will make my front deltoids pop out more?

What do you advise if i want some good excercises that will make my front deltoids pop out more?

Front deltoids: Exercise for the front deltoids especially could include regular shoulder presses, Arnold presses, front dumbbell raises, upright rows and even incline bench presses. ...Read more

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I workout 5 x a week, then did some excessive scrubbing. Now I have pain in my bi-cep and some in the deltoid. ?

Dominant side?: If this is on your dominant side then it sounds like you just have an overuse issue. Rest for a few days and it should get better. ...Read more

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I strained my deltoid from heavy purse. How to alleviate the pain?

Change purses: Just kidding, but you should obviously rest that area. Try nsaids and pt with some massage and it should get better. If not, see your primary care and they can steer you in the right direction. ...Read more

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How do you strengthen a weak deltoid on shoulder ?

How do you strengthen a weak deltoid on shoulder ?

Light weights: The deltoid can be strengthened with light weight resistance exercises. It has 3 head or parts, the front; side; and back head. To strengthen, do a front, side, and back raise respectively. The corresponding picture is of a front raise. ...Read more

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What could be causing sharp pains in both deltoid muscles?

Strain/over use?: Anything that stresses the deltoid or under lying rotator cuff can cause this. Lifting from flor or table level 2 over head either heavy or repetitive. C an ortho 4 eval & x-rays even pos mr and get a firm diagnosis. U r entering the age group 4 rotator cuff trouble. Throwing also is a cause. ...Read more

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Could pain and discomfort in my deltoid be caused from a past cervical surgery?

Could pain and discomfort in my deltoid be caused from a past  cervical surgery?

Yes: You may be experiencing referred pain from a cervical spine nerve compression, especially if there is history of a prior injury to your neck. Please see your doctor for an exam, and possibly mri. ...Read more

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64 year old - ACDf surgery in Jan 2016 with FU.. everything seemed fine.. now returning pain and LHS deltoid spasm.. New disc issue?

Maybe non-fusion: ACDF means you remove all of the disc from that disc space. Therefore, it is virtually impossible you have a new disc issue at the same disc space. It is possible you have a new disc issue in the disc space above or below the fused level. However, if the pain is exactly the same as before, you may be suffering from failing to fuse at the operated level. 6 months my not be long enough for fusion ...Read more