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Muscles Of Elbow
What are the possible causes of right armpit, elbow, and thenar hand muscle atrophy and the pain associates with all three?
Complicated: Thenar branch, median nerve (c8) is responsible for the innervation of the abductor pollicis brevis and opponens pollicis. The adductor pollicis is supplied by the deep branch of the ulnar nerve (c8-th1 to affect both, must be from an area where both nerves are in proximity. Disease/compression in the armpit or the neck would make sense. Investigate cervical spine and thoracic outlet syndrome. ...Read more
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
My hand hurts when I swing it. front muscles bellow elbow. it's like a pressure build up and goes down after a couple swings. should I be worried?
Below: I would suggest using some warm, moist packs on the area for the next week, 3 times per day for 15 minutes each time. If the discomfort changes, worsens, or does not improve, then see your DR. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with tennis elbow jan 2012.Started 6 weeks of pt in march.Hand aches.Muscles around elbow have deteriorated. Do i need mri, nerve study?
TENNIS ELBOW: The best treatment is rest and no aggravation. Pt is also important. A steroid injection done once may start the process of healing. Topical medicated creams can be used as well. In pt make sure they are using low level laser as well. No need for EMG or MRI unlesss there is suspicion of nerve problem. ...Read more
Chronic pain in inner arms , weakness, feels like muscles pulling apart at elbow non stop for 6 month pain radiates upwards then stops below joint.
I have had trouble with my muscles twitching in my eyes, elbows, fingers and knees. I get spasms in my calf muscles, toes and hips. Should I worry?
Twitching Muscles: With both upper and lower extremity muscle spasms, you are either training for your sports way too much, or should seek a neurologist to evaluate your nervous system. Dr Rich Blake Try hydrating very well for a week to see what happens. Modify your workouts (cut in half). ...Read more
Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. On soma (carisoprodol)?
Elbow is a joint...: The elbow is a joint, so it doesn't really have muscles. It has tendons and ligaments, which hold the bones in position in the elbow (the tendons connect to muscles). A significantly torn muscle near the elbow can sometimes "ball up" like a lump of muscle. ...Read more