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Regarding upper back issues of mine, overused and stretched muscles, traps / rhomboids etc. What causes the muscles to give a burning sensation ?
Exercise or strain: New exercise or activity? May cause dom delayed onset muscle soreness (typically about 48 hours after the increase use of those muscles). May last a few days to a week or two. Alternatively, sudden/acute burning may indicate a strain, which may take a few weeks to several months to resolve. Massage or foam roller may help, if this is not a muscle strain. ...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
Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck?
TENSION pain: One has to realize that all of our muscles throughout the body are interactive, thus if one part or one side becomes weak or loses tone, it affects the surrounding muscle groups.hence yes there will be an effect on the upper bac and neck by loss of muscle tone in some of the post shoulder musculature. Get up with a good physiotherapist for direction and oint earring how to retrainthe weak muscles ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Have pinched nerve with leg symptoms (muscle spasm in morning) and limited on activity. Is it safe to use muscle simulator device on those muscles?
Pain in right oblique for 2 mo. (~the size of finger tip). Also, muscle knot near trapezius and lat connect near T12. Heat/massage not working.
Muscle pain: You need to go to your Dr to see what is going on. ...Read more
Are there ways to increase/built the following muscles by simple home excersises? 1. Trapezius 2. Deltoids 3. Biceps-triceps
What is the name of the smooth muscular structure that courses obliquely and medially superficial to the psoas muscles?
Sartorius: The sartorius runs superficial to the psoas in the direction you are describing, so that is the most likely possibility. There are other structures in that area as we. ...Read more
Sharp posterior and medial forearm muscle pains, worse when eg. in the gym. Hand weakness follows. Pain when press ulna and radial bones together ?
Varies : There are several potential causes. Medial epicondylitis is an inflammation of the flexors of the wrist and hand. Cubital tunnel syndrome is an entrapment of the ulnar nerve on the medial aspect of the elbow that can cause weakness in the hand. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
What causes abnormal needle EMG in Latissimus dorsi muscles (on the sides- no electrical activity), upper arms/body weakness and scapular winging?
My sternocleidomastoid as well as scalene and other neck musclesstays flexed for 2-3 seconds after I relax the muscles. Also I begin to feel a twitch in my lower lip upon relase of flexing the muscles. Is this a sign of muscular disease?
Dystonia? stress? : 2 possibilities come to mind quickly. 1 is mechanically induced muscle spasm which could be postural and/or due to skeletal abnormalities. 2 dystonia (regional) in which mechanisms in the nervous system mis-program muscle relaxation and contraction. This requires neurological assessment. ...Read more
What muscles, ligaments, nerves connect the neck in front down to the belly button? What would pull/tear to cause lost of muscle mass in front?
Can training of soft tissue like ballet cause the L5 s1 vertebrae to be anatomically higher than the iliac crest? Due to hypertrophied lm muscles?
No: That cannot anatomically happen. There could be structural differences that you may have (congenital issues), but what you described cannot happen. ...Read more
Hard, abnormal mass, located just below the sternum between the xiphoid process and false ribs on right side (left supine). Slightly pressure sensitive, and is only visibly evident when arching back or flexing abdominal muscles. Worthy of Dr visit?
Diaphragm: If you have started into an aerobic program and notice this pain it could be spasms of the diaphragm. This is a large muscle in thelower torso which can become overworked if just starting on a new aerobic program. If it does not get better over a short time period seek medical help to find out what is going on. ...Read more
Senior football player with apparent muscle strain to his right lower back including some knotted up areas and fluid. Treatment?
Heat, PT, massage: Muscle knots in your back can be painful, especially if they are big and aren't going away. Some knots may cause mild discomfort, while others may affect your ability to sleep, work and move. Try further exercises, heat pat, or physical therapy/massage. If they symptoms worsen, see your physician. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myofascial-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20033195 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sufferer of tight, achy neck & upper trap. Usually when stressed. What types of exercise are best to strengthen those areas & alleviate tension/pain?
Neck and shoulder: neck and shoulder rolls and stretches can be very helpful. Doing resistance exercises for the neck and shoulders with either exercise band for the neck and/or weight for the shoulders can help strengthen these muscles. Relaxation and deep breathing exercises can help with stress and anxiety. http://www.self.com/fitness/2015/02/stretches-relieve-sore-neck-sitting-all-day/ ...Read more
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?
Deep burning pain near infraspinatus muscle radiating to upper deltoid, and scapulothoracic inflammation/cracking - possible diagnosis or diagnostic?
Nerve entrapment: Could be anything from a nerve entrapment in the region of your pain symptoms or simply nerve irritation due to inflammation, trauma, or a muscle disorder. Best to be seen by a neurologist for further information. I doubt the disorder would be in the brain or spinal cord itself although nothing can be 100% ruled out on just what you're saying without studies and a good examination. ...Read more
Weight machines.: All health clubs have hip abductor/adductor strengthening machines. They are excellent for what you're requesting. ...Read more
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