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Can ulnar nerve pain cause bicep and tricep pain? Also have pain on both sides of elbow/wrist. Carpal tunnel was released on same arm 4 months ago.

Can ulnar nerve pain cause bicep and tricep pain? Also have pain on both sides of elbow/wrist.  Carpal tunnel was released on same arm 4 months ago.

May not be ulnar: The ulnar nerve can cause pain through out its distribution in your arm, but your pain does not fit only ulnar pain. Carpal tunnel syndrome is related to your median nerve. To have both median nerve and ulnar nerve issues, you most likely have an issue upstream of those nerves not specifically with the median or ulnar, either brachial plexus issue or cervical radiculopathy. Emg should be done. ...Read more

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Slight shoulder pain and tightness. Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm. Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Slight shoulder pain and tightness.  Cramping/sharp pains in bicep, tricep, and shooting pain in forearm.  Pain come on for minute or two then go away?

Shoulder origin: These pains may be referred from a tendonitis of the shoulder or may indicate a pinched nerve in the neck or shoulder area. The jabbing,sharp nature of the discomfort suggests nerve pain,however. An orthopedic specialist is well qualified to evaluate and recommend any appropriate tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get good triceps and biceps?

Can you suggest how to get good triceps and biceps?

Work them: Do different types of curls and extensions. Eat right. And keep changing up your workout routine. Your muscles get 'used to' the same work out, so it is best to keep changing the exercises that you do. Use heavier weights with less reps. From personal experience, triceps are very tough muscles to bulk up. And they are even tougher to maintain. So keep at it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

Chin ups, push ups: For true isolation of the bicep or triceps I would do isolated bicep curls on and incline bench or curl machine. As for the triceps french presses (skull crushers) and tricep press downs work great. Now if you truly wish to work things out better I would do chin ups and push ups (close grip if you really want to target the tricep. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

Depends on age: If by boy you mean prior to puberty, no specific exercise will build those muscles up. Noticeably muscle growth (hypertrophy) occurs after puberty. The best exercises tend to be compund exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). ...Read more

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Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Many: The basic staple of bicep exercises are the bicep curl. There are many variations of this exercise. For your triceps, like your biceps there are many different types of exercise from dips to extensions. For either muscle group, here is a great website to guide your through the myriad of different possible exercises. http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/muscle/ ...Read more

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I want to work on my triceps. Will that cause an imbalance for my biceps?

I want to work on my triceps. Will that cause an imbalance for my biceps?

Probably not: The two muscle groups act in concert one is a flexor, the second an extensor. Thus, you can exercise both at same time and achieve symmetry and balance. ...Read more

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Please tell me can dumbbells alone make biceps/triceps larger if done properly?

Please tell me can dumbbells alone make biceps/triceps larger if done properly?

Yes: Certainly, but you need to vary the exercises, so that you hit the muscles from different angles ...Read more