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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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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