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Doctor insights on: Continuous Pulsating Pain In Right Tricep

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Random pain in my upper tricep yesterday. No exercise, throbbing pain on original site, and now up through top of shoulder too. what could issue be?

Random pain in my upper tricep yesterday. No exercise, throbbing pain on original site, and now up through top of shoulder too. what could issue be?

Get checked: Could be referred pain from the joint- labral tear etc - if it lasts more than 3-4 weeks and does not respond to simple self treatment like Ibuprofen then see a specialist ...Read more

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I have pain in my triceps, elbow and shoulder from throwing a football. How can I treat this? I'm a coach and will have to continue throwing.

I have pain in my triceps, elbow and shoulder from throwing a football. How can I treat this? I'm a coach and will have to continue throwing.

Rest, ice & NSAID's: your symptoms suggest tendinitis & lateral epicondylitis as possible diagnosis. Advise to rest your arm, ice the area & take 1-2 weeks otc aleve/naproxen 225 mg twice daily with food unless contraindicated based on your medical conditions. Alternative is advil/ibuprofen 400-600 mg 3x/day with meals depending on your weight. See orthopedist if no better or symptoms worsen. Pls rest arm ...Read more

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1yr ago removed implant for distal humerus elbow fracture. Arm partial stiff & triceps atrophy, no progress. Continue physio, try surgery, or no hope?

1yr ago removed implant for distal humerus elbow fracture. Arm partial stiff & triceps atrophy, no progress. Continue physio, try surgery, or no hope?

Get 2nd opinion: Elbow fractures that require orif( open reduction and internal fixation) are prone to elbow stiffness. If p.T./ bracing( dyna splint to improve extension) is not improving your motion consider seeing an ors who is proficient @ elbow arthroscopy. Arthroscopic release can improve elbow motion dramatically in some pts. It can be technically demanding so speak w/ your ors and see if this is an option. ...Read more

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What are some good tricep stretches?

What are some good tricep stretches?

Go to Gym: They will teach triceps and related muscle group stretch as per your specific need. ...Read more

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Can snapping triceps syndrome be fixed?

Can snapping triceps syndrome be fixed?

Yes.: Snapping triceps is a relativelyuncommoncondition that occurs when the distal portion of the triceps dislocates over the medial or lateral epicondyle of the elbow, during flexion or extension. Usually the ulnar nerve is involved as well. Avoid activity that aggravates itm (e.g. Pushups & weight lifting) and take nsaids. If symptoms persist, surgery can help. ...Read more

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What is the best exercises for tricep mass?

What is the best exercises for tricep mass?

Extensions: Building ticeps muscle girth is best done by doing triceps extensions either w/ 'free weights'( overhead ) or using sitting ( best) or standing triceps extension machines.See trainer for guidance. Gl! ...Read more

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What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

What is the difference between the brachialis and triceps?

Antagonist muscles: Both the brachialis and the triceps are located above the elbow in the arm. They are described as antagonist muscles as they perform opposite functional motions about the arm. The triceps extends the arm while the brachialis flexes the arm. (picture depicts the biceps which is right next to the brachialis). ...Read more

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What exercises use the tricep muscles?

What exercises use the tricep muscles?

Many will: Pushup, dips, press downs, french press ... really any exercise where you extend your arm out - as in "press" your hand out - will engage the triceps. Even planks will do so, much less so if you "lock" your arms out - as at that point much of the stress going into the elbow joint(aka bad) rather than the surrounding muscles. ...Read more

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How can you heal a torn tricep muscle?

How can you heal a torn tricep muscle?

Depends where torn: A torn triceps at the attachment of the muscle to bone (the tendon) needs to be re-attached through surgery. If the muscle is torn in the body of the muscle then surgery is less successful. Typically the torn muscle will scar down and after it heals you can do rehab and physical therapy. There is nothing you can do to accelerate the healing other than rest the muscle and do not overuse it. ...Read more

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Could I do tricep dips with a pulled bicep?

No: on the way down you are using eccentric biceps ...Read more

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Could bicep and tricep curls stunt growth?

Could bicep and tricep curls stunt growth?

In children?: it is safe for pediatric athletes to lift weights. Excessively heavy weight or improper technique can damage growth plates and therefore attention to technique and gym safety is important. A trainer who knows about pediatric weightlifting programs may be helpful to design a program for your child that is safe, yet effective. ...Read more

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Can push-ups make your biceps and triceps bigger?

Triceps: Pushup work more your triceps than they do your biceps. ...Read more

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What does a sharp pain running from tricep to neck mean?

What does a sharp pain running from tricep to neck mean?

Pinched nerve: Usually pain will'run' from neck to triceps area. I would see an orthopedic surgeon for examination. U may have a cervical disc abnormality which is pressing on a nerve. Other possibilities can be excluded by examination and imaging studies. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

It should.: If you're referring to weight training to build these muscle groups, then yes, you should gain weight. Muscles will hypertrophy (grow) from weight training, and that growth should result in a weight gain. Keep in mind that you may need to hit the weights for at least 6 weeks, before appreciating any gain in muscle weight. ...Read more

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Could it be a good idea to do triceps workout if your biceps hurt?

Could it be a good idea to do triceps workout if your biceps hurt?

Sure: By working the triceps you will inhibit or relax the biceps so that might make them feel better. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

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What is a workout to help build a 16 year old's biceps, triceps, abs?

What is a workout to help build a 16 year old's biceps, triceps, abs?

Calesthenics: Good old-fashioned push-ups, pull-ups and sit-ups in many repetitions with build up those muscles safely. You can challenge yourself to do more and more repetitions by making goals to achieve each week.
You don't need heavy weights and definitely do not need any muscle-building supplements and additives! ...Read more

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How can you build up specifically ?Your triceps, biceps and forearms?

How can you  build up specifically ?Your triceps, biceps and forearms?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

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What parts of the tricep are worked as supporting muscles when you do shoulder presses?

What parts of the tricep are worked as supporting muscles when you do shoulder presses?

Long and lateral: Heads for reclined shoulder press. http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/DeltoidAnterior/LVReclinedShoulderPress.html Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?

What kind of injury is it when the bottom of tricep to the elbow is hurting when I stretch my arm?

Likely tendinitis: The triceps muscles connects to the bony prominence of the elbow at the olecranon via the triceps tendon. Pain at the insertion site can be from the muscle, tendon, or bone. Overuse injuries commonly affect the tendon (tendinitis). Direct trauma or injury to the olecranon can also cause pain. The bony insertion site can develop a bruise, stress fracture, or actual fracture. X-rays can help here. ...Read more

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Please answer! what kind of super sets for triceps and biceps exercises can I do with dumbbells and e-z curl bar?

Please answer! what kind of super sets for triceps and biceps exercises can I do with dumbbells and e-z curl bar?

Basically: Can take any two exercises and superset. You can do bicep supersets like standing dumbbell hammer curls with standing standard dumbbell curls or wide grip bicep curls(EZ curl) with reverse grip bicep curls(EZ curl). Or you could do opposing muscle supersets, with any bicep exercise and tricep exercise like standing french press(EZ curl) to wide grip bicep curl(EZ curl). Just mix and match. ...Read more

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Tingling pain in my Triceps very bothersome. Recent and comes and goes. What could be the reason and how to treat it?

Tendonitis/neuritis: due to compression or overuse. Try OTC antiinflammatory medicnes. Bioflex cream and refrain from working out for 1 week. If not improved, see private M.D. ...Read more

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Pain in tricep area when I tense the muscle, feels like pain after workout but I haven't worked out properly. From hitting my head maybe?

Pain in tricep area when I tense the muscle, feels like pain after workout but I haven't worked out properly. From hitting my head maybe?

No: No, it's not from hitting your head. Pain localized to the muscle that hurts with certain activities is truly arising from the muscle itself. It could be a muscle strain, tendonitis, or a muscle simply not used to certain workout activities. ...Read more