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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Shoulder Muscle Weakness

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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

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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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

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What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?

What techniques could be used to determine the cause of severe muscle weakness after only mild exercise?

Many: The workup would start with metabolic tests, thyroid function tests, serum chemistries, blood counts, and could progress to electromyograms, nerve conduction tests, and also muscle biopsy. ...Read more

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Does sleep deprivation cause extreme muscle weakness?

Does sleep deprivation cause extreme muscle weakness?

Be strong, get help: If you are running on empty, you need to recharge. A car won't run without fuel. You need to address the source of your sleeplessness. Sleep dysfunction has an impact on health. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/summer12/articles/summer12pg16.html sleep deprivation has been used as a form of torture, don't torture yourself, get help. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Toman
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Shoulder Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Shoulder muscle weakness is a symptom in which a person has weakness in one or both shoulders, which may cause difficulty in raising the arms above the level of the shoulders (such as in washing, drying, and brushing hair). Sometimes, autoimmune diseases (a person's immune system is damaging his own body) can lead ...Read more


Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Muscle Weakness (Definition)

Muscle weakness is a symptom in which a person has less strength in his muscles than previously. Muscle weakness can be in certain parts of the body, or a person can be weak all over. The weakness can come and go, or can be ...Read more