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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Shoulder Muscle Weakness

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My Husband is experiencing shoulder muscle weakness.

My Husband is experiencing  shoulder muscle weakness.

Needs to be checked: Any kind of muscle weakness localized or generalized needs to be investigate to find the cause and if any treatment is needed,I suggest that he consult his doctor to find our the cause of his muscle weakness ...Read more

Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is either a subjective or objective symptom based on history or formalized testing. As a result, any complaint of weakness needs to be correlated with testing that can bring out that weakness, which sometimes involves putting that muscle in an isolated and 'disadvantaged' scenario to assess adequately. Such weakness can have multiple etiologies from ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Shoulder muscle weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Shoulder muscle weakness?

See below: Muscle strength is typically grades 1-5. 5 is full strength, 4 is reduced against resistance, 3 is reduced to the point it can contract to overcome gravity but no other resistance, 2 muscle contracts but not strong enough to overcome gravity, 1 no significant movement. Shoulder muscle weakness would essentially be any thing less than grade 5 for shoulder muscles. ...Read more

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Could my back pain under my shoulder blades be due to muscle weakness?

Could my back pain under my shoulder blades be due to muscle weakness?

Yes: While there are a number of different causes of back pain around the shoulder blade (scapual), having weakness of the scapular muscles can be one of them, one way to test this theory is to do exercises to strngthen these muscles and see if that helps. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Could shoulder atrophy cause neck muscle weakness?

Could shoulder atrophy cause neck muscle weakness?

very unusual: They are likely related to a similar cause. The potential list of causes can range from; poor postural mechanics, nerve root dysfunction from the neck region, muscular dystrophy and even some types of arthritis. It really warrants an evaluation from a specialist if you have not seen one yet. ...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


Dr. Charles Toman
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Shoulder Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle strength is typically grades 1-5. 5 is full strength, 4 is reduced against resistance, 3 is reduced to the point it can contract to overcome gravity but no other resistance, 2 muscle contracts but not strong enough to overcome gravity, 1 no significant movement. Shoulder muscle weakness would essentially be any thing less than grade ...Read more