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I lift at gym,I'd this pain in my forearm's extensor surface and pain in elbow and also wrist when flexed, now I'm having bruises on wrist.Treatment?

I lift at gym,I'd this pain in my forearm's extensor surface and pain in elbow and also wrist when flexed, now I'm having bruises on wrist.Treatment?

Be seen: I would recommend you are seen by a sports or orthopedic physician to evaluate your wrist and elbow. Could be related to overuse and tendonitis but the bruising at your wrists really needs further evaluation. The treatment will depend on the final diagnosis and reason for your pain/bruising. ...Read more

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How can I build forearm/extensor muscles with only a couple of dumbbells?

How can I build forearm/extensor muscles with only a couple of dumbbells?

Wrist curls flex/ext: Grip dumbbells with elbows flexed to 90 degrees and arms resting at your side. With palms facing up, flex your wrist toward your body for 8-12 repetitions. This will work your wrist flexors on the palmar aspect of your forearms. For wrist extensor muscles, simply pronate your forearms so that your palms face toward the ground, perform 8-12 extension repetitions. Do 3 sets for both muscle groups. ...Read more

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How can I build forearm/extensor muscles with only a couple of dumbbells and a chinup bar?

How can I build forearm/extensor muscles with only a couple of dumbbells and a chinup bar?

Ask a trainer: You can build the above muscle groups using the tools you mentioned. There are several exercise options. Discuss this with a trainer so he can design an appropriate routine to fulfill and balance your goals and body needs. ...Read more

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What exercise help make your forearm extensor muscle stronger?

Wrist extensions: Patients with lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow have latera elbow pain. Once the pain resolves with medication, rest or local injection, the patient needs to strengthen the dorsal forearm muscles that extend the wrist. This should be done with very light hand weights or therabands. ...Read more

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Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm

Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more

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My mom is 66. She is having severe cramping in the flexor and extensor muscles of her left hand and forearm. She is also having lower back pain.

My mom is 66. She is having severe cramping in the flexor and extensor muscles of her left hand and forearm. She is also having lower back pain.

Needs exam: There are a variety of conditions that may cause your mother's symptoms. Many of them can be ruled out by an exam and some labs. I would suggest starting with her regular DR who knows her medical history the best. ...Read more

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Where is my extensor digiti minimi?

Where is my extensor digiti minimi?

EDM to small finger: Extensor Digiti Minimi is a thin muscle of the forearm. It arises from the common Extensor tendon by a thin tendinous slip, from the intermuscular septa. Its tendon runs through a compartment of the dorsal carpal ligament then divides into two as it crosses the hand, and finally joins the expansion of the Extensor digitorum communis tendon on the dorsum of the first phalanx of the little finger ...Read more

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At which age extensor planter response is normal?

At which age extensor planter response is normal?

12-24 mos: Infants show an extensor response. After 12-24 mos of age, the "Babinski" reflex normally disappears. ...Read more

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Is the latissimus dorsi a flexor or extensor?

Is the latissimus dorsi a flexor or extensor?

Several roles: It serves to extend, adduct, transversely extend, and internally rotate the shoulder. It works with other muscles to provide extension and lateral flexion of the lower spine area. ...Read more