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Front deltoid muscle severe pain every time I elbow backwards or extend my arm towards shoulder blade. Is it sore? Injured?

Front deltoid muscle severe pain every time I elbow backwards or extend my arm towards shoulder blade. Is it sore? Injured?

May need to see your: Doctor. Depends how you injured it.You may have a bicipital tendinitis if you did some unusual lifting, or sports injury. Difficult to diagnose without further exam & evaluation in person. Get it checked out if it continues. Get a 2nd opinion from a D.O., osteopathic doctor specializing in Neuromuscular Medicine. They can diagnose, image if warranted & treat. Many in FL. Call the school's clinic. ...Read more

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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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I m 31yrs old, i got inj tt immunized 2days back, the deltoid muscle is still paining, what shall ido?

I m 31yrs old, i got inj tt immunized 2days back, the deltoid muscle is still paining, what shall ido?

Tetanus Vaccine: This is the most painful of the shots for vaccination. But, one cannot rule out skin infection at the site of the injection. If this area is red and swollen and warm to the touch you may have a skin infection. If all else is normal then the more you use your arm you will absorb the vaccine and the muscle will calm down. ...Read more

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My posterior deltoid muscle won't work two weeks after a neck injury the muscle would just stop working and give out when used. Not much pain but some?

My posterior deltoid muscle won't work two weeks after a neck injury the muscle would just stop working and give out when used. Not much pain but some?

Get Exam: Your question infer that you have been able to isolate your lack of function to a specific part of the deltoid. My question to you is how? Even though you reference a neck injury, you provide no other information. You may have an injury to a nerve or a rupture of the muscle. Please see your pcp for exam & referral to an orthopedist. ...Read more

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My 11 year old plays baseball and has pain deep in his deltoid muscle when he throws. It has been a problem for about thirty days.?

See an ortho doc: It is not normal for an 11 year to have shoulder pain when he/she throws, especially pain that has been present for a month. Have your child stop throwing immediately and have them evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. The most likely injury is a stress injury across the growth plate of the upper arm. ...Read more

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I have noticed that within the past month I have a 2 in long, half an inch deep dent in my deltoid muscle. What could this be?

I have noticed that within the past month I have a 2 in long, half an inch deep dent in my deltoid muscle. What could this be?

Dent deltoid: May well be normal if also present on other side with the muscle held in an identical position,if not you need evaluation in person or pictorially ...Read more

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How to relieve tension on deltoid muscle? It feels like a knot but can't be seen above skin

Muscle tension/spasm: If the muscle tension arose from trauma, you can apply cold compress for the first 48 hours. After that, you can apply moist heat or heating pad. ...Read more

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What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

Deltoid exercise: A personal trainer at a local gym would be the best to instruct you on proper techniques to exercise and focus on your deltoid. But all muscles can be targeted. Specific to the deltoid are arm raises. Try a 10-15 lb weight, and lift arm from side to straight out from you at 90 degrees. Repeat 12 times. Do 3 sets. Can also do straight in front of you till arm at chest level. Same sets. ...Read more

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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Muscle pain is a symptom where a person has acute or chronic pain in one or more muscle groups, that can be due to a variety of causes ...Read more