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Doctor insights on: Can I Run With Sore Gluteus Maximus Muscle

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What exercise can I do with a strained latissimus dorsi?

What exercise can I do with a strained latissimus dorsi?

Careful stretching.: Avoid pull downs until it has healed. You can do curls, triceps and exercises with the upper arms close to the body. ...Read more

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How do a pulled calf muscle and a cramped calf muscle differ?

How do a pulled calf muscle and a cramped calf muscle differ?

Cramps go away: A pulled muscle is painful and is due to an injury. A cramp can be from dehydration or a drug side effect. ...Read more

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How long can muscle cramps occur in tight calf muscles? Massage therapist said I have a knot in calf. Could knot cause uncomfortable twitches?

How long can muscle cramps occur in tight calf muscles? Massage therapist said I have a knot in calf. Could knot cause uncomfortable twitches?

Muscle cramps: and twitches needs to be assessed by your doctor. It MAY be the result of low magnesium which can be corrected via supplementation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can I exercise upper thigh muscles?

How can I exercise upper thigh muscles?

Leg press: By 'upper thigh' i'm assuming you mean your quadriceps muscle . Good exercises to work the quads include leg press, leg extensions, and exersise bike( among others). Best of luck! ...Read more

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At the gym; i will severely pull my calf muscle way too easily; and will limp for a day or two with a super sore muscle. Type2 diabetes related?

Stretch!: Hi newmac, you need to do just one thing, stretch your calves everyday. They have gotten too tight over the years. Be patient as it might take a couple of months to see results. Please follow my protocol at http://onestretch.Com. Do it on a step, against the wall, or on the one stretch, just do it. Also great for prevention of foot problems in dm, but start slow and build up. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Muscle pain after starting lifting weights. Mainly in knees from lunges. Can i tell instructor no?

Muscle pain after starting lifting weights. Mainly in knees from lunges. Can i tell instructor no?

Yes you can: The location of pain is important to know. Yes. You should attempt to limit your pain. If persists see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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How can one build bicep and tricep muscles with dumbells?

How can one build bicep and tricep muscles with dumbells?

Alternating motions: Always work biceps and triceps on the same day alternating. I would recommend including the shoulder since this links to the arms. Do triceps extensions and dumbbell curls. Make sure to do a thorough warm up so you don't hurt your rotator cuff or other joints. ...Read more

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How does hypokalemia affect leg muscle endurance activities like running and swimming? With low potassium can you still build muscle?

How does hypokalemia affect leg muscle endurance activities like running and swimming? With low potassium can you still build muscle?

Muscle cramps: You need proteins to build and maintain muscle, but you need to right balance of fluids and electrolytes to have good muscle function. When your potassium is low, you are more likely to experience muscle cramps and fatigue. ...Read more

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I have incredible muscle pain in trapezus muscle and levator scapulae muscle. I would like to get massage but need to know what kind??

I have incredible muscle pain in trapezus muscle and levator scapulae muscle. I would like to get massage but need to know what kind??

May need: I would start with a simple Swedish massage. Deep tissue may cause too much pain. You may need trigger point release also. Make sure u hydrate with water after a massage because Lactic Acid can build up and cause headaches and other issues. Also ice your back after the massage. ...Read more

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Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck? Source: HealthTap

Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck?

Source: HealthTap

TENSION pain: One has to realize that all of our muscles throughout the body are interactive, thus if one part or one side becomes weak or loses tone, it affects the surrounding muscle groups.hence yes there will be an effect on the upper bac and neck by loss of muscle tone in some of the post shoulder musculature. Get up with a good physiotherapist for direction and oint earring how to retrainthe weak muscles ...Read more

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During exercise, I might have caused a mild muscle strain or rupture in the upper back area. Probably trapezius or rhomboideus muscle. What to do?

During exercise, I might have caused a mild muscle strain or rupture in the upper back area. Probably trapezius or rhomboideus muscle. What to do?

REST AND HEAT: if you just did it ice will work better to minimize the damage in the muscle. after that, rest and heat is the key to overcome the spasm in the muscle that causing the pain. you can do some stretching exercise to the muscle as well. have some body apply icy hot on the area as well. take aleve, (naproxen) or naprosen, it works better than ibuprofen on muscle. good luck ...Read more

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Can even light theraband exercise on overstretched upper back muscles cause burning that has lasted for around 5 days. Trying to strengthen muscles.

Can even light theraband exercise on overstretched upper back muscles cause burning that has lasted for around 5 days. Trying to strengthen muscles.

It can. : 'muscle burn' occurs when you exercise strenuously enough to build muscle, and peaks at 24-72 hrs. It is caused by micro- tears in the muscle itself, which leads to the muscle to rebuild. If it lasts for 5 days, it means these micro-tears in your upper back are too overstretched and you will need to avoid mm strengthening exercise for about a week. Do light activities.Restart then every 2-3 days. ...Read more