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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
Tricep exercises: Straight-bar cable pushdowns, lying overhead triceps extensions and cable rope extentsons are a few of the exercises that can be used. ...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?
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?
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 2 more doctor answers
Whats 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
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