Doctor insights on:
How To Work Out Upper Back Muscles Without Weights
First: rest: You should lay off any activities that cause discomfort until you feel better. You can use a med like Motrin or Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen). U can use ice or alternate ice and heat. If it is getting worse or not improving with rest then you should see a doc to get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How do you fix years of poor posture from computer work and stress/anxiety attacks? Upper back, shoulders, and intercoastal muscles have knots.
Posture & strengthen: Sounds like you are suffering from myofascial pain. Freshly strained muscle needs time and rest, and take caution not to overstretch the affected area-- this means pay very close attention to your posture (esp sitting, driving, sleeping). Then begin gentle strengthening of the scapular retractor muscles. Use good biomechanics with any lifting, which could reinjure you. Maintain good posture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rest, heat, meds: Everyone reacts differently to pain. If it just occurred, sometimes icing the area helps decease swelling and pain. If it was days age, warm heat often helps relax the area and can cause some pain relief. Nsaids like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) can help with pain. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For more definitive tx, best wishes. ...Read more
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Not likely: There is no connection between your back muscles and the activity of swallowing. Call a GI doc and make an appointment. ...Read more
That should tell you: You have answered the question yourself. The body was not meant to remain hunched over like that for 13 hours. It is a symptom that you asked your muscles do do something too long and they are telling you. They are fatigued and overworked. Don't abuse your body like that and you will be much happier. ...Read more
Can pulling a muscle in your upper back trigger bronchospasm? Initial pain was muscle pull in back, then bronchospasms ensued (@pedi with hyper kid)
Concentrate: Do exercises such a spull ups whichwork that area of the body. That should help a loty ...Read more
Ice.: Apply an ice pack for 20 minutes. If you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, that would help also. As you improve, gradually stretch your back muscles to restore range of motion. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to work out your upper back to get the muscle line?
- How to work out back fat obliques the upper butt?
- How to work out triangle muscles?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How to work out knots in the muscles?
- How to work out the sartorius muscles?
- How to work out right build muscles quickly?
- How to work out the rectus femoris muscles?
- Talk to a sports medicine specialist online for free