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I need help gpreventing elbow stiffness and bicep soreness from weights?

I need help gpreventing elbow stiffness and bicep soreness from weights?

Cut back: Decrease the weight and repetitions, until symptoms dissapear or improve, but do not stop. Gradually increase reps. And weight over time. No more than 2-5 lbs per week. Keep reps. At 10-20. Massage the muscles after every workout, and increase protein intake. ...Read more

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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more


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I need help getting rid of my elbow stiffness and bicep soreness? Too much arm curls done.

I need help getting rid of my elbow stiffness and bicep soreness?  Too much arm curls done.

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaid, time: If your elbows are stiff and sore from too many arm curls, i suggest tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaid's (ibuprofen, aleve, etc), rest, and time. Following this approach, your symptoms should be better within a week. If they are not, then we need to rethink the cause of your complaints. In this case, a trip to your doctor would be in order. ...Read more

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Soreness started in lower part of bicep that connects at the elbow two months ago. Now some soreness extending from elbow down forearm. What to do?

Soreness started in lower part of bicep that connects at the elbow two months ago. Now some soreness extending from elbow down forearm. What to do?

Get evaluated: If you have chronic distal biceps pain that is not getting better you may want to get an evaluation to rule out a tendinitis versus a tear. Mri and physical exam would help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is gym safe for slim build and what is it if forearm sore and biceps elbow sore on the corner started happening after gym pulling etc?

Is gym safe for slim build and what is it  if forearm sore and biceps elbow sore on the corner started happening after gym pulling etc?

Yes it is safe but-: -you have to have a program set up by an AT-C that suits your needs & especially your ability. You start slowly & increase intensity as you are able. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm. Left shoulderblade tender also.

What would cause pain in left inner elbow? Also some pain in bicep while bending arm.  Left shoulderblade tender also.

Tendon inflammation : Pain around the inner elbow is likely inflammation of a group of tendons that insert at the elbow. Theses tendons are associated with the muscles that bend your wrist. The bicep problem could be a similar issue with the biceps tendon. ...Read more

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Pain/aching in back of left bicep. Serious aching. Sometimes it's also in my pinky and ring finger too. It can be directly above or below my elbow too?

Pain/aching in back of left bicep. Serious aching. Sometimes it's also in my pinky and ring finger too. It can be directly above or below my elbow too?

Bicep pain: Was there trauma? or repetivie movement involving the elbow? swelling? Try ice 10 minutes on 50 minutes off 4 x a day , NSAIDS , kinesiotape,may need xray to rule out fracture, avulsion if associated with trauma. Tingling can be ulnar nerve irritation,can be from bicep tendonitis..Check that it is not thoracic outlet involvement follow up with doc/urgent care. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

What could be wrong with my arm? Female, 33. No injury to arm. Tight, burning sensation in left bicep. Feels better when elbow is bent 90 degrees. Also, aching pain in front of shoulder when playing the flute. Symptoms came out of nowhere and it has been

Biceps : Biceps tendinitis, may have symptoms of burning pain at the front of the shoulder, tightness i the biceps muscle ( depending upon forearm rotation and elbow position) there are several causes and associated problems but overhead activity usually exacerbates this. If symptoms persist talk to your pcp regarding an evaluation and anti inflammatories or see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Burn on my elbow that's now healed but if I put any weight in it I'm in agony it's so sore what could it be?

Burn on my elbow that's now healed but if I put any weight in it I'm in agony it's so sore what could it be?

Well : Score tissue or inflamed or sensory nerves. See your primary care physician in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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So after the weekend rest why is my arm stiffness and soreness not going away?

So after the weekend rest why is my arm stiffness and soreness not going away?

Need more rest: Depending on the reason for your symptoms, a weekend may not be sufficient to achieve complete recovery. Continue rest, ice, and antiinflammatories. If symptoms are unbearable or worsen then see an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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7yo in cast for buckle fx wrist (ulna) 2 day ago. Holds wrist against chest, afraid to move. Ok for her to do 2 lb weight rom elbow and mainta bicep?

7yo in  cast for buckle fx wrist (ulna) 2 day ago. Holds wrist against chest, afraid to move. Ok for her to do 2 lb weight rom elbow and mainta bicep?

Why worry : The common buckle fracture is not displaced, does not reduce the integrity of the bone and all heal well.They can still hurt like crazy. Leave the kid alone and let him/her resume activity when the hurt subsides. Pain tends to subside after the first week & soon after you may have trouble keeping the kid from battering the cast off. ...Read more

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I have a dull ache im my left arm its always around my elbow joint on the inside of my arm sometimes its around my shoulder and biceps and palm ?

I have a dull ache im my left arm its always around my elbow joint on the inside of my arm sometimes its around my shoulder and biceps and palm ?

Need a checkup: Pain in the areas that you describe may be due to a problem in the cervical spine - the origin of the nerves that supply the areas that hurt. To get a specific answer and proper treatment, you need to see your physician ...Read more

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Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Got tattoo on inner wrist. It is day 6 & now hand & arm is sore & feels stiff. Tattoo looks & feels fine. No signs of infection. Is stiffness normal?

Sore wrist: This is not a normal reaction to tattooing pigment. If you were allergic or infected there should be pain, tenderness and swelling with redness.The procedure may have stirred up a carpal tunnel syndrome where numbness of the fingers could be a clue. For that use a wrist splint. Does not sound like a complication of pregnancy. Send more info since many Dxs cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I am having a mildy sharp sore left arm where my bicep is but I don't work out what could this be? I get it every now and then possibly few xs per week

I am having a mildy sharp sore left arm where my bicep is but I don't work out what could this be? I get it every now and then possibly few xs per week

Bicep pain: Just because you don't workout doesn't mean you can't have pain in the bicep. If this pain is interfering with activities have a physician evaluate your arm to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Very sore arm. Unable to lift above head , primarily bicep,?

Very sore arm.  Unable to lift above head , primarily bicep,?

There just isn't: enough information to be able to determine cause. However, there isn't an actual question here. So, consider resubmitting with a clear and specific question. ...Read more

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My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

My left arm hurts when my arm is lifted. Biceps hurt. Feels like tightening or something, not reall sore?

Shoudler the cause: The shoulder would be most likely suspect. This could be shoulder bursitis or tendonitis. When you get your evaluation your shoulder will be the focus. Besides a history and examination you may need imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound . An MRI would be decided after these examinations.It may or may not be necessary. Your symptoms can be improved with exercise, physical therapy, and medication. ...Read more