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Stretches For Pectoralis Major Minor
The pectoralis major ( latin: pector = breast) is a thick, fan-shaped muscle, situated at the chest (anterior) of the human body. It makes up the bulk of the chest muscles in the male and lies under the breast in the female. Underneath the pectoralis major is the pectoralis minor, ...Read more
Its a muscle: The pectoralis major ( latin: pector = breast) is a thick, fan-shaped muscle, situated at the chest (anterior) of the human body. It makes up the bulk of the chest muscles in the male and lies under the breast in the female. Underneath the pectoralis major is the pectoralis minor, a thin, triangular muscle. ...Read more
Push ups: There's a reason push ups have been used by pretty much every exercise guru and the military for eons. They work when done correctly. You can vary what part of the muscle is used more intensely by shifting your arm/hand position. Try men's health website or shape magazine's for more. ...Read more
Tear involving the supraspinatus tendon
without evidence of a full thickness rotator cuff dose it got any thing to do with pectoralis major m pain
Sometimes: Sounds like a partial year of the supraspinatius which is actually a very common MRI finding. Most patients describe pain over the deltoid but have seen some describe pectoral pain. You should be examined to confirm it is your shoulder and treatment should be effective with pt and possibly an injection. ...Read more
Pulled pectoralis: No certain what you mean by SOB. If it hurts each time you breath then this might cause SOB because you are not breathing deeply enough. ...Read more
Pectoralis major muscle
for last one year pain whose in ER doctor told me it can be pectoralis musel but i don't recall strching it or any thing like?
May need more eval: Pec maj strain is common cause of chest pain. One year is a long time to have it though. Eval your daily activities: do you carry a heavy purse, on the effected side? Pain change as you move your arms? There are also ribcage, esophageal, shoulder and neck problems that can "radiate" pain to your chest. It can even be your gallbladder, if on the right side. I assume heart has already been eval'd. ...Read more
Dumbbell press works:
You can definitely use dumbbells to build up your chest (pectoralis muscles). Here is a short list:
1. Bench press (see image)
2. Incline bench press
3. Decline bench press
4. Lying fly
5. Incline fly
try dumbbell-exercises.Com for more details. ...Read more
Sounds like: Poland's syndrome, congenital absence of pectoralis major muscle. It is generally a cosmetic problem more than a functional one. Plastic surgeon can fix it for you. ...Read more
Ectomorph: People with a body type called, "ectomorphic" are skinny and cannot develop a muscular physique. Other body types are mesomorph and endomorph. ...Read more
My boyfriend has been having this aching knife like chest pain (but not too severe) which is located in the middle of my chest between the pectoralis?
New transient change: A new transient neurologic event either on the same side or the contralateral side. This could be weakness, numbness, or a visual change. The diagnosis of a TIA would require that the symptoms were transient and the subsequent MRI showed nothing new. A cause for the TIA such as carotid disease or atrial fibrillation is also helpful in making the diagnosis. ...Read more
Difference is -:
Major surgery is when I am having a surgical procedure performed. Minor surgery is when you are having the procedure performed.
Any surgical procedure carries some degree of risk. From a risk standpoint, the greater the risks, the more major the surgery. ...Read more
Chronic daily ha's: Sounds like tension headaches with occasional migraines. Your pattern is very deleterious and probably affects your quality of life. This can all be broken up with either prescription or otc meds. Suggest you seek help from a headache specialist, or general neurologist. ...Read more
I have perineum pain for more than 35 years, earlier it was a minor pain but today's it is major pain please help me. Thank you very much.
Get checked: Particularly if it is major pain, there is no shortcut to getting examined. It may or may not be related to the longstanding pain you have had. ...Read more
I always get headaches sometimes minor & some major . What can be wrong ? And i feel that sometimes i get them when i'm cold is that possible
Check out these: Links. Take care and god bless u! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=20628. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anger-management/my00689. http://m.wikihow.com/treat-a-headache-with-herbs. ...Read more
I have been told I have phimosis. Can you describe exactly what is and what is not phimosis and what is minor and major? I'm unsure if I need circumsi
Tight foreskin: Phimosis is where foreskin can not easily be retracted, Severe phimosis ranges from tiny pinpoint opening in foreskin to inability to retract foreskin so that adequate penile hygiene is impossible. Worth trying course go Prescreen strength steroid cream, applied twice daily to tight are whilst you try to retract. Always return foreskin over glans. Will require circumcision if cream doesn't work. ...Read more
If I understand...:
... The question correctly, you may be referring to this:
in any case, your doctor can manage this best. ...Read more
Interesting question: 10% of stroke victims recover almost completely. 25 %of stroke victims recover with minor impairments. 40 % of stroke victims experience moderate to severe impairments requiring special care.10 %of stroke victims require care in a nursing home or other long-term care facility. 15 %die shortly after the stroke. 7.6 % of ischemic strokes and 37.5 % of hemorrhagic strokes result in death. ...Read more
It matters: Inherited biologically driven depression and Bipolar Disorder are different conditions from each other. Situational or minor depression is not something you inherit. The therapeutic approach differs. No two people are alike. Its important to know what you are dealing with. Bipolar disorder comes in degrees as well. Usually this is treated with mood stabilizers with or without antidepressants. ...Read more
Really want to start skatingboarding again. Is a torn meniscus really a major problem or is it a minor one?
Meniscus tear: While you can do exercises to strengthen the muscles that support and surround your knee, these will not lead to healing of torn cartilage/meniscus. Avoid high impact and twisting/pivoting activities. Best option is to fix the torn meniscus surgically. Untreated meniscus tears can get larger and can eventually lead to a greater predisposition for arthritis. ...Read more
Need to go pick up older parent for first medical exam in new small town. How can I best relate to the staff if I am from major city?
Respect and Expect:
Respect the pace of small town life, as this may likely translate into the pace of the medical clinic.
But, expect excellent care and results. If you are not satisfied by the knowledge, skill and empathy of the healthcare provider, then find another one. This advice is for city-dwellers and country-residents alike. ...Read more
Half WHITE, half black hard small particles in sperm cannot be blood, can they?( As they are part white)
Can they signal any major disease?
I have a healthy 3 and a half yr old no minor or major health issues she has a cold wud it b ok to give her dayquil or nyquil for her symptoms?
No: It turns out the decongestants don't really work for kids her age and there is a small risk that some of the ingredients can be harmful. So i would suggest avoiding them and simply giving her body time to fight off the symptoms. ...Read more
Are there any major concerns with taking a small dose of Ativan (lorazepam) here and there for anxiety. Usually take just a few times a month. ?
On face, started 1 year ago and spreading. Look like small whıte lınes, stg like stretches. No redness no pain. Microbiol. test negative. Thanks?
Difficult to: Tell what these are without seeing them in person. I would wonder if you have gained weight in your face, could you have some underlying endocrine problem. You obviously have been seen by a physician, I would return or see a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more