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Pain In Upper Arm Muscles
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
See details: The best approach is to see an orthopedist and have the arm evaluated. There are several causes for acute pain in the arm. ...Read more
A few: Hi. Sorry to hear that you have been having pain. Indentations in the muscle that can be seen on the skin are usually contracture, detachment, or spasm related. All of those can be painful. The treatment for the pain really depends on the cause and can range anywhere from rest, physical therapy, surgical correction, and pain medication. Hope this helps. Feel better soon ...Read more
I tore the muscles in my upper arm 6 months ago pain now worse. What physiotherapy should I be doing?
As per PT.: When you are going to pt they will devise a plan for your particular problem. ...Read more
I get random pains in my arms. Could start at the upper arm muscle then moves further down. Sometimes I wake in the night with real pain?
I have been lifting heavy objects, i.e. large pot plants etc, is this causing my upper arm muscles to ache?
My upper arm burns when I over extend it like a pulled muscle but hasn't gone away for two or three months. I'm 48 female?
What would cause my one upper arm muscles to feel weak and like they're vibrating? Could this be related to having my blood taken 2 days ago?
Weak: Probably not related to blood draw. Especially after two days. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with impingement syndrome in the rotator cuff, but the real pain is about 8 inches lower in the upper arm muscle. I'm 50 yr female?
Referred pain: The nerves that supply the rotator cuff comes from the neck at the c5 and c6 levels. The same nerves supply the skin around the side of the upper arm. Since your brain is unable to process pain coming from the rotator cuff tendons, it interprets the pain as coming from the area of those nerves, or the skin from the nerves. This is called referred pain. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What's the cause of muscle twitching very often during the day for the last 4 days in my left upper arm?
It depends: Involuntary muscle twitching can be caused by electrolyte imbalances (low potassium, for example); overuse (fatigue), some neurological conditions (writer's cramp among other things) dehydration, and even some medications or discontinuation of medication. If it continues and is a concern see your pcp for a more thorough history and examination. ...Read more
My upper arm muscle or bicep is swollen and kind of hard. Does not hurt. Is it dangerous or something to worry about?
Rupture muscle: Biceps tendon tears can be either partial or complete. A complete tear of the long head at its attachment point in the glenoid. Partial tears. Many tears do not completely sever the tendon. Complete tears. A complete tear will split the tendon into two pieces. ...Read more
My. Upper arm were hurting when I woke up ds morning. That closely lead to another panic attack. Its more om. D.Muscles. What does that. Mean?
Hi im a male 31 complaiming of a dull pain in my left upper arm the last few weeks. No lumps. Had a torn muscle near this area few months ago.
May be related: You will need to discuss with your physician and maybe see a specialist. ...Read more
Had really bad muscle tension from anxiety. My anxiety is gone now but today I have a sharp pain in my upper arm, like im being poked with a needle?
Breathing helps: Anxiety causes muscles to tighten. The brain is receiving an SOS and is getting ready to fight or flee. You can change that message by relaxing your thoughts using self hypnosis, or mindful meditation. Find a comfortable spot. Breathe deeply. Visualize a quiet, pleasant scene. Image a light, strong and healing flowing through your body. Let muscles relax as if little fists are letting go. Enjoy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ThoracicOS cause pain in the tricep in the back upper arm, if not, what NERVE could cause this, and in specific what muscles does ThoracicOS affect?
Our friend is slowly losing his upper arm and upper leg muscle use. He can't walk well? Anybody try a segway?
See a Dr.: This is very suspicious for a neuromuscular disease that needs a neurologist asap. ...Read more