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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

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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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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Where is the posterior deltoid muscle?

Where is the posterior deltoid muscle?

Back of shoulder: The deltoid is the fan shaped muscle that drapes over your shoulder. "posterior" is a commonly used medical term that basically means behind or the backside. So the posterior deltoid is the portion of that fan shaped muscle that is on your back. See the red area of the attached picture. ...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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Can you get a knot in your deltoid muscle? How do you get rid of it?

Can you get a knot in your deltoid muscle? How do you get rid of it?

Yes: You can get a knot in just about any muscle, which is generally a muscle spasm or a fascial distortion. I would suggest either osteopathic manipulation at the hands of a skilled do or massage from a qualified therapist. I would particularly seek out a do who is versed in the fascial distortion model. http://fascialdistortionmodel.com/. ...Read more

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Blood came out of Deltoid muscle after IM B12 injection..does it mean the B12 shot got wasted?

Blood came out of Deltoid muscle after IM B12 injection..does it mean the B12 shot got wasted?

No, but...: B12 shot was not wasted. But if you don't have true B12 deficiency, which is VERY rare in men your age, the shot is worthless and needless (but harmless) anyhow. ...Read more

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Is it ok to give shots to 17 month old in the deltoid muscle?

Is it ok to give shots to 17 month old in the deltoid muscle?

Yes: Usually gluteus muscle is chosen because of bulky muscle mass. However deltoid could be a possible replacement. Really no contra- indications. ...Read more

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Muscle Pain (Definition)

Also known as myalgia, muscle pain is a result of overuse or stretching of the muscle. Muscle pain can occur either becuase of an infection or because of a mechanical injury. It can be acute, or chronic pain that ...Read more