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Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Pain Treatment
I'm having continual dull spasms under my left latissimus dorsi muscle area. No injury has taken place or overuse do to workouts. Any suggestions?
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
Several: Acupuncture is the most well known based on the flow of energy through the body through what are called meridians. Each of these channels have points close the the skin surface. The basic idea is to help restore normal energy flow which in turn helps the muscle pain. There are also traditional chinese herbs to help restore balance or "harmony" in the body. Diet-try gluten/dairy free for 2 weeks. ...Read more
I have severe chronic muscle pain w/ trig points that have exponentially multiplied over the past week. Neg MRI and emg. Physical therapy has been of very limited help. What to do next? Dr appt in a few days. What are good questions I should ask?
Refer to answer: We have a big problem with our food. Please do not eat any cereals, wheat, corn, white rice juices, and sodas. Stay away from chicken, turkey. In a week. Most start feeling better. If not better, have your dr do CBC diff, ana<, crp, ccp, tsh, and hba1c. If any questions your dr know how to find me. ...Read more
Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasn't responded to physical therapy or meds?
Scoliosis w pain mostly in the upper right shoulder and right lumbar area. Back constantly hurts. What treatments will help muscle pain?
Some nights I wake up because of suddlen leg muscle pain. Really painful and every episode can last days. Fragmentated sleep because of this. Any cure?
It depends: It depends on the underlying cause of the pain. A rheumatologist can help you with this issue. ...Read more
How to cure the shoulder muscle pain. ..I had a pain on right side and back side shoulder muscle?
Soleus muscle pain while playing bball. Even with proper warmup and stretch. Past of shin splints intense. Type 1 diabetic. 18 yr old. How do I cure?
Check your footwear: As a patient with diabetes, you should make sure you wear well-fitting shoes designed for the activity. Heel pads (available at sports stores and some drug stores) can reduce strain. Heel pads should be put in both shoes; unevenness could and reduce strain. Heel pads should be put in both shoes; unevenness could lead to strain. After you exercise, check your feet for sores or redness. ...Read more
Speaking, there isn't one. Muscles run from their attachments. The bones would need elongate. No home tx.
I'm an expert having increased 10lb a week to benching my weight.
1) eat a decent amt protein don't starve.
2) find maximal lifting weight, use 80-90%
3) lift near maximal reps; wait 10 sec, lift 50% of that #, wait, lift 30%.
4) once daily workout. ...Read more
Muscle pain: What caused the pain? Working out? Sports? Heavy lifting? Any restriction in range of motion? Moist heat can help relax tense muscles. Nsaid (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) can reduce pain & inflammation. If no improvement, or if roms are decreased, see fp/orthopedics/sports medicine for evaluation & treatment options. ...Read more
Heat or cold: A hot blanket or heating pad applied to the area of spasm will often do the trick. A hot bath or shower may also help. Drinking hot tea or warm milk may also relax you enough to end your spasm... This is all presuming that the spasm you are having is a result of a temporary overuse syndrome or a strain. If there is another cause of your spasm it may not work. If they don't work - get it checked. ...Read more
Best treatment would be to have a full evaluation by a neurologist to understand what specifically contributes to the muscle problems.
Then that cause is treated directly if possible (sometimes with antispasmodics or anti-inflammatories). ...Read more
I'm asking about the scoliosis treatment, osteothritis treatment and cervical muscles spasam treatment?
Scoliosis / pain: That's a very broad question... Happy to answer details, but all of these 'questions' need their own explanation. Often they are connected, as scoliosis and imbalance can cause muscle spasms where the body tries to keep everything in line, while the spine undergoes a three-dimensional deformity over time. Osteoarthritis can effect the spine at all levels+contribute to pain and worsening deformity. ...Read more
Many things: You can try heat, cold, stretching, massage, strengtheing exercises (back and tummy). Working with a physical therapist is often helpful (generally requires a doctor's prescription). Over the counter medication works for many folks. If these do not work for you, see your primary doctor or a spinal doctor or a rehabilitation doctor (physiatrist). ...Read more
Treatment depends on: Whether you are an established diabetic, or just starting to be one, or just sick from other things like viruses and allergies. High blood sugar is usually a warning sign of diabetes, but other hormonal conditions can cause that. Or high intake of sugars. Are you on insulin? or are you an athlete or body-builder on steroids? Need more info my friend. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Exercise: Usually will heal with rest and time. ...Read more
Yes: Mctd is treated based on the predominant disease component. There are multiple medications which can be used for your symptoms. The correct choice will depend on your disease course so far and other symptoms. I would recommend you see a rheumatologist to help pick the best treatment for you. ...Read more