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Shoulder Pain During Push Ups
Yesterday I was doing push ups and moved wrong my shoulder cracked and popped and I was in pain if anything touches it including my shirt it hurts and now if I move my arm I get painful grinding and popping noises I have problems with lax ligaments and my
Ac joint: Probably coming from the ac joint. This is the joint between the collar bone and the acromion. Its common to develop pain and popping in that joint with push-ups. If painful see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
I can't do things like cross arms, legs, comb hair, hold phone, push ups w/out some form of paresthesia. How is that anxiety? Xanax doesn't stop it. I'm not panicking. I have popping in hand, shoulder blade that shoots pins and needles down arm.
Anxiety or medical?: A diagnosis of anxiety as a cause of physical symptoms can only be made when medical causes have been ruled out. Suggest you see your pcp for an evaluation of paresthesias. That said, anxiety can cause numerous physical symptoms even without conscious panicky thoughts because of the body's response to an adrenaline surge via the "fight or flight" reaction. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
When I do push ups, my right shoulder hurts very badly. I never injured it, it feels like bones grinding. What is it and how can I fix it?
Shoulder pain: The shoulder is controlled by the rotator cuff, which consists of several muscles. If there is a tear in a muscle there will be pain with pushups. Even a cronic sprain or injury to the glenohumeral join labrum will cause pain. An MRI of the shoulder can help your doctor study this. ...Read more
?: Not sure what you mean by locking up. You may be simply fatiguing your muscles. If you hit a limit, stop and rest and then resume. You will be more effective doing less reps with breaks in between then powering thru till complete fatigue and max reps every time. There is a role to doing max reps but try doing more intervals for awhile. ...Read more
I have a clicking in my left shoulder when doing push ups, should I be worried? Is there anything I should be doing to fix this issue?
Depends: If it doesn't hurt or lead to difficulty or pain when moving the shoulder, it may simply be "normal." clicks can be caused by several different processes, and if there is pain involved, you should hold off on the push-ups for now and see a medical professional at your earliest convenience to make sure the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments of the shoulder are all ok. ...Read more
For around 10 days, i've been doing 50 push ups a day. My shoulder started hurting from which i'm guessing an incorrect push up. Is this surgical?
My shoulder is stiff and hurt to move. It also makes a popping sound when I move it. I m not sure what I did, I don't know what it coul be. Any idea?
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