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Muscle Knot In Chest
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
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
Right shoulder blade muscle knots right shoulder tense muscles in right side of neck tense and a little swollen connected?
Try heat stretching: and then ice till you can see your doctor. ...Read more
Trauma related?: Many possibilities.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes short pinching pains in chest above left breast below collarbone? Pcp says heart ok.CARDIAC ANXIETY! Shoulder and neck tension!
Likely correct: Depending on what, if any, testing your PCP did to come to his/her conclusion, the general characteristics you describe are not primarily cardiovascular. Musculoskeletal or less likely, gastrointestinal, causes may be the culprit. Not likely warranting a stress test, but for your anxiety, may be considered (though your insurance company may disagree...keep that in mind) ...Read more
Sounds like it: you don't give your ageso if young would not think the heart unless congenital problem; muscular is sharp pain with movement or touch , heart is deep pressure with numbness radiating to left arm/jaw, can come on with exersize, relief with rest , but if severe comes on with rest ; if smoke or overweight never smoke and lose weight slowly , if strained muscle use excedrin[generic cheap at walmart , ...Read more
Many reasons: To have spasm in general means the muscles this means the muscle irritated it? The irritation could come from the muscle itself or from the nerve feeding that muscle. The cause for the first one, injury to the muscles, lack of fitness, overwork those muscles. Nerve injury, if the nerve to muscles is injured, that leads to the same thing. ...Read more
Could be cardiac: Although you are quite young, your symptoms could be consistent with a heart attack or low blood flow to the muscles of the heart. I don't know whether you have any risk factors but with this limited information I would urge you to go to your nearest emergency room or urgent care center to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
Muscle pain in back in the upper left region between the shoulder blade and spine. Also occasional chest pain. Under a lot of stress right now.
Anxiety Disorder: I understand that you are going through lot of stress right now. Your muscle pain in back and occasional chest pain seems to indicate anxiety disorder which is treatable by psychotherapy and medications. Please see a psychiatrist for understanding your stresses, their effect on your body and mind, and ways to overcome the stresses. ...Read more
Pulled muscle can: impact the function of other muscles, including the groin area. Your doctor can assess and refer to another professional to help if needed. Peace and good health. I see that you experience panic attacks. Please watch your self-talk so your mind does not run away w/problems that may or may not be the case. ...Read more
Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side, dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?
More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the counter anti-inflammatory can help (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) can help. If doesn't improve or have numbness or cold arm/hand seek medical attention. ...Read more
What can cause muscle tension like muscles in lower back involuntarily flexing, clenching jaw, muscle pain in arm and neck? Also tingling face and arm
Pain in left shoulder (especially painful when i reach behind to fasten bra ). Knotted muscle in muscle above shoulder blade and pain in left side if neck when turning head?
Rotator cuff: It could be your rotator cuff, which consists of a group of muscles involved in internal and external rotation of the shoulder. Some of these symptoms can radiate to the neck. However you need to be examined by a physiatrist to determine if it's actually coming from the neck or shoulder, or if it's trigger points, all of which are treated differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer