Top
40
Doctor insights on: Sore Triceps Symptoms

Share
1

1
How do I get rid of the triceps/biceps soreness from working out?

How do I get rid of the triceps/biceps soreness from working out?

Rest +/- massage: This kind of soreness will typically resolve in anywhere from a few days to a week. You should continue to work out moderately during this time. Massage can be helpful, as can a warm epson salt soak. If you are in pain, rest is best. ...Read more

2

2
Subsequent to doing pushups and pullups, my lower triceps near the elbow are sore. Is that normal?

Subsequent to doing pushups and pullups, my lower triceps near the elbow are sore. Is that normal?

Yes.: You probably inflammed the tendons of the tricep muscles, which connect the tricep to the elbow. As you get stronger and more conditioned, the pain should go away. ...Read more

3

3
5 days after arms workout, my triceps are still very sore and it's not easing up. Is there anything I can do?

5 days after arms workout, my triceps are still very sore and it's not easing up. Is there anything I can do?

Move slowly: How long have you been working out? Did you increase your weight significantly.? If your triceps are just equally sore, you could, probably start again with a lower weight. However, if you are feeling pain, you probably should wait to lift until you see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more

6

6
Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

Strain vs bruise: Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue). A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week. ...Read more

7

7
Why do I wake up with sore wrists (both) and pain in left elbow/tricep?

Why do I wake up with sore wrists (both) and pain in left elbow/tricep?

Possibly CT: While asleep you might fold your wrists forward and pinch the median nerve in the palm side of the wrist, i.e., arouse symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Try wearing cock-up wrist splints to bed and review your daily activities for repetative stress to your wrists, i.e., repetative turning or bending. Take extra b- vitamins, which are reputed to help the nerve irritation of ct. ...Read more

11

11
What is wrong with my triceps muscle? The middle is ok but ends are aching.

What is wrong with my triceps muscle? The middle is ok but ends are aching.

Tendonitis: When people have problems with their muscles, the trouble spots are usually where the muscle turns into tendon and inserts on the bone. The triceps originates from the shoulder and the humerus bone and inserts on the ulnar bone in the elbow. I suspect that you may have strained the muscle at those two points. Sometimes, problems with the shoulder itself can cause pain in the triceps. See a doc. ...Read more

13

13
I did an arm workout 3 days ago and have had progressive upper arm tricep muscle weakness, aching, swelling, hurts to move & flex my arm. Pain 7/10.?

Rhabdomyolysis: Rhabdo is a breakdown of muscle that can occur after a heavy workout. It can be worsened by taking an NSAID such as ibuprofen. If your urine has turned dark, please see your primary care provider immediately. In the mean time, drink plenty of water to keep your kidneys flushed out. ...Read more

14

14
I have a dull ache in my arms mostly around the shoulder and upper triceps area. I swim every night at moderate pace are these two things correlated?

I have a dull ache in my arms mostly around the shoulder and upper triceps area. I swim every night at moderate pace are these two things correlated?

Yes: Try stretching the affected muscles before swimming. Using a foam roller may also help. Do your swimming, then do light easy arm movement for a few minutes for a cool-down period. ...Read more

15

15
I have had two sharp stabbing pains in my left tricep lasting no more than a minute, three times this week. No other symptoms except anxiety.

I have had two sharp stabbing pains in my left tricep lasting no more than a minute, three times this week. No other symptoms except anxiety.

Manyl possibilities: Could be muscle pain from irritation or trauma (including day to day activity). Could be irritation of a nerve to the area. If it is as infrequent and short acting as you say, observe it. If it worsens, gets more severe, frequent, long lasting see your primary doctor. ...Read more

16

16
What could be causing sever pain and popping of the tricep muscel caused from impact with the ground symptoms are 4 days old?

Muscle pain: With a trauma and the force of a fall/impact to an area, you could certainly have suffered some injury, be it a muscle contusion, tear, strain, sprain, etc. If persists and it still hurts then get an eval with possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more

19

19
Dull ache in upper left arm in tricep area, came on after I sat down after doing work where I use my arms a lot, what could it be?

Dull ache in upper left arm in tricep area, came on after I sat down after doing work where I use my arms a lot, what could it be?

Muscle strain: Treat with ice ; activity modification. Nsaids block the inflammation process so avoid ; use tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 pain. Should clear in a few days. If not or keeps getting worse c ur pcp for an exam or an ortho guy if very concerned. ...Read more

23

23
Right arm feels tight and full when I use it. Looks redder compared to left. Some pain/ ache in forearm and tricep. Thumb is weak. D dimer neg

Refer to answer: This sound like a pinch nerve. Do not do weight lifting and your doctor for an MRI of neck. What you are saying correspond with C6 and C7 nerve root in your neck. Avoid looking up. ...Read more

27

27
If there s pain in the elbow speciale when I workout triceps pull down or sometimes in sleeping. What can I do, if there any procedures I have to make?

If there s pain in the elbow speciale when I workout triceps pull down or sometimes in sleeping. What can I do, if there any procedures I have to make?

Varies: There are a few potential causes and you may want to be checked. Probably the most common cause is a tendinitis of the triceps tendon. You would want to make sure you warm up well before working out with appropriate stretching and also avoid things that clearly aggravate it. If it does not improve an exam and appropriate studies can determine much more. Thank you. ...Read more

28

28
What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

Many: An exercise that involves "pressing" of the arms out, as in extended them out, will target the triceps. This involves all press downs, push ups and dips. Military presses, Arnold presses, lateral/front/rear raises all work the shoulders (deltoids). ...Read more

29

29
What workouts are best for building triceps?

Specific exercises: You would do exercise that isolate both the triceps. Search n-line for them. ...Read more

30

30
Is there a cure for snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

31

31
Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

32

32
Can push-ups make your biceps and triceps bigger?

Triceps: Pushup work more your triceps than they do your biceps. ...Read more

33

33
Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

Will woking out on chest, biceps and triceps help gain weight?

It should.: If you're referring to weight training to build these muscle groups, then yes, you should gain weight. Muscles will hypertrophy (grow) from weight training, and that growth should result in a weight gain. Keep in mind that you may need to hit the weights for at least 6 weeks, before appreciating any gain in muscle weight. ...Read more

34

34
Could it be a good idea to do triceps workout if your biceps hurt?

Sure: By working the triceps you will inhibit or relax the biceps so that might make them feel better. ...Read more

35

35
What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

What exercises can I do to build up my triceps, biceps and forearms?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

36

36
What is a workout to help build a 16 year old's biceps, triceps, abs?

Calesthenics: Good old-fashioned push-ups, pull-ups and sit-ups in many repetitions with build up those muscles safely. You can challenge yourself to do more and more repetitions by making goals to achieve each week.
You don't need heavy weights and definitely do not need any muscle-building supplements and additives! ...Read more

37

37
How can you build up specifically? Your triceps, biceps and forearms?

How can you build up specifically? Your triceps, biceps and forearms?

Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more

40

40
Please answer! What kind of super sets for triceps and biceps exercises can I do with dumbbells and e-z curl bar?

Please answer! What kind of super sets for triceps and biceps exercises can I do with dumbbells and e-z curl bar?

Basically: Can take any two exercises and superset. You can do bicep supersets like standing dumbbell hammer curls with standing standard dumbbell curls or wide grip bicep curls (EZ curl) with reverse grip bicep curls (EZ curl). Or you could do opposing muscle supersets, with any bicep exercise and tricep exercise like standing french press (EZ curl) to wide grip bicep curl (EZ curl). Just mix and match. ...Read more