Doctor insights on:
Shoulder Extensor Muscles
Post deltoid, lats +:
Major extensors include the posterior deltoid, latissimus dorsi, teres major
other muscles with extension moments include the subscapularis, long head of the triceps, infraspinatus, teres minor.
The sternal head of the pectoralis major can have an extensor moment when the arm is in a forward flexed, internally rotated position. ...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
Best bet: evolution: The posterior deltoid, latissimus dorsi, teres major are shoulder extensors. Other muscles with extension moments include subscapularis, long head of triceps, infraspinatus, teres minor, sternal head of pectoralis major. Presumably shoulder muscles evolved to facilitate independent use of the upper extremities for fine motor tasks (allows me to type this answer) in upright biped organisms. ...Read more
Pain along extensor digiti minimi muscle. Feels like bandaid being ripped. Mri shows reverse cevical lordosis. Could it be trapped shoulder nerve?
Co-contraction: Simultaneous contraction of antagonist muscles is known as co-contraction. This creates a stabilizing or dampening effect on the involved limb. For example, when holding a drill in space and attempting to control how deep it plunges, your biceps and triceps co-contract around your shoulder and elbow. In some conditions (eg brachial plexus injuries) pathologic co-contraction can limit function. ...Read more
Stiffen & load joint: Think of your knee as a great example. Both the quadriceps and hamstring span across the knee joint. If you contract both the quadricep (extensor) and hamstring muscles (flexor), your essentially lock your knee in a fixed position or at least significantly increase the load felt across your knee joint throughout an active arc of motion. ...Read more
Plus this one: Try this one as well, it is called a skullcrusher. ...Read more
Wrist curls flex/ext: Grip dumbbells with elbows flexed to 90 degrees and arms resting at your side. With palms facing up, flex your wrist toward your body for 8-12 repetitions. This will work your wrist flexors on the palmar aspect of your forearms. For wrist extensor muscles, simply pronate your forearms so that your palms face toward the ground, perform 8-12 extension repetitions. Do 3 sets for both muscle groups. ...Read more
Ask a trainer: You can build the above muscle groups using the tools you mentioned. There are several exercise options. Discuss this with a trainer so he can design an appropriate routine to fulfill and balance your goals and body needs. ...Read more
Patients with lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow have
latera elbow pain. Once the pain resolves with medication, rest
or local injection, the patient needs to strengthen the dorsal forearm
muscles that extend the wrist. This should be done with very
light hand weights or therabands. ...Read more
You means quadriceps: If this what you means it need more information. ...Read more
Extensor pollicis: Longus. But if your thumb is "hammering" it might actually be triggering and that has to do with the flexor tendon getting hung up in the a1 pulley at the base if your thumb on the palmar aspect of your hand. ...Read more
Incised retinaculum ankle-fasciotomy. Extensor tendons now subluxing. Knee buckling from feels like muscles on lateral side giving out. Related?
Joint problems: It sounds like you have both knee and ankle problems, and when you have serious enough ankle joint problems, it is not uncommon to cause problems one major joint away - in the knee. If you haven't already had advice from your orthopedist, you need to discuss how stable the knee is since the ankle surgery. Weight-bearing is a good sign of joint instability- I suggest you see your ortho right away ...Read more
Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm
Lump in muscle: Should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. It is in the forearm. ...Read more
I fractured my big toe in car acc1.5 yrs back still I am facing lot of pain swelling persist. Extensor Digitorum Brevis Muscle Pain suggest medicine.
Big toe: You didn't state what treatment (s) you have had. The edb isn't really involved here - see your podiatrist or physician who has been treating you as pain and swelling this long after is unusual. ...Read more
My mom is 66. She is having severe cramping in the flexor and extensor muscles of her left hand and forearm. She is also having lower back pain.
There are a variety of conditions that may cause your mother's symptoms.
Many of them can be ruled out by an exam and some labs.
I would suggest starting with her regular DR who knows her medical history the best. ...Read more
Assuming you mean you have a tear of your rotator cuff a well designed scapular stabilization and shoulder strengthening program without further stressing the injury may be helpful. Http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/rotator-cuff-tear. Htm
the two most common reasons patients choose surgical treatment are persistent weakness and pain (especially night pain). ...Read more
See an ortho doc: A "torn shoulder muscle" most commonly refers to a rotator cuff tear. Some patients will have rotator cuff tears that are amenable to initial non-operative management while others will require more aggressive treatment to lessen the risk of long-term shoulder dysfunction. An orthopedic surgeon with an expertise in shoulders, after an office evaluation, can best advise you. ...Read more
Yes: And depending on how much discomfort, and how long this has gone on, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: It is very common to just focus on the chest wall muscles when working out. While pushups will help strengthen the shoulder (pec, deltoid, lats) I would also advise complementing it with posterior chain/shoulder exercises like rows, pull downs and shrugs. Codman exercises are also good for dedicated cuff strengthening. Keep hands in field of view as general rule of thumb. Indyshoulder. Com. ...Read more
Many ways!: Hot shower with a pulsating head. Use of a topical patch-lidoderm, salonpas. Topical gel or lotion: icy hot. ...Read more
Trapezius: Trapezius muscles.Get a more detailed answer ›
Impingement?: Shoulder impingement is a common condition that can cause pain in the deltoid area. Neck issues can as well. It would be worthwhile to see a doctor so that you can get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more