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Doctor insights on: Deltoid Routines

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Is it common for a posterior deltoid muscle strain to take a couple of years to heal completely?

Is it common for a posterior deltoid muscle strain to take a couple of years to heal completely?

Deltoid: Pretty unusual. Most muscular injuries subside in a few weeks, and with anti-inflammatories and rest. You should get it checked out, you may have torn a ligament and this healing is taking a while. ...Read more

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What's a deltoid?

What's a deltoid?

Shoulder muscle: This is the muscle that overlaps the outside of the shoulder and contracts to lift the arm especially straight out from the side of the body. It is somewhat triangular in shape and so was named for the greek letter delta. ...Read more

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How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

See a physio: Shoulder strapping for a deltoid injury is an art that can only be mastered over time. I recommend you see a physio for your strapping. If you still want to give this a shot yourself, refer to the following link. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/health/taping-techniques-upper-body/shoulder/ ...Read more

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Deltoid pain, what is best i can do to ease the pain?

Deltoid pain, what is best i can do to ease the pain?

May not be: Deltoid pain at all. Could be a tear in one of the rotator cuff muscles, like supraspinatus or bicep tendonitis. Don't guess, see your doctor for a physical exam to get appropriate treatment or physical therapy. ...Read more

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I workout 5 x a week, then did some excessive scrubbing. Now I have pain in my bi-cep and some in the deltoid. ?

Dominant side?: If this is on your dominant side then it sounds like you just have an overuse issue. Rest for a few days and it should get better. ...Read more

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I strained my deltoid from heavy purse. How to alleviate the pain?

Change purses: Just kidding, but you should obviously rest that area. Try nsaids and pt with some massage and it should get better. If not, see your primary care and they can steer you in the right direction. ...Read more