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Symptoms Of Pulled Muscle In Shoulder
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
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
Tingling and muscle spasms in arm after pulling muscles in back of neck a few months back? Possible cause?
Could be many causes: Suggest you seek an opinion from a physiatrist, as you may benefit from some diagnostic studies to pin down answer, which could lead to a rehabilitation program. ...Read more
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
Can a torn rotator cuff muscle result in aching in the shoulder and arm without any real restrictions in movement?
Not likely: A torn rotator cuff can definitely cause pain in the shoulder and arm, but the vast majority of the time the pain will be worse with motions like lifting your head over your arm or reaching behind your back. If you have absolutely no increased pain when you move your arm, it does bring the diagnosis into question. A pinched nerve in the neck can cause shoulder that is not worse with motion. ...Read more
Pain: Usually muscle spasm is the bodies attempt to stabilize a bone or joint that hurts. It is seen most often in association with back and neck pain. As the muscle spasm continues, metabolites of muscle contraction build up in the muscle which add more soreness to the pain. Treatments can be aimed at reliving the source of the pain or relaxing the muscle spasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can muscle spasms or tight muscles in the neck muscles cause random stabbing/shooting pains in back of one side of head?mainly when bending over?
Tight neck muscles: Yes, try some stretching exercises to relax the muscles in your neck. ...Read more
Yes: If it hurts to breathe, we become much more aware of our breathing and this translates into a feeling of shortness of breath. Try some ibuprofen. If the pain improves and if you become distracted, the sensation should disappear. If it doesn't, you should be examined for other causes - eg collapsed lung (which is rare but does happen sometimes). ...Read more
I'm having pain on my right side in the rhomboid minor muscle, splenius capitis muscle and I believe this radiates along the deltoid branch of artery?
Nerve root irritatio: Anxiety will aggravate the pain symptoms but usually not the cause of your pains. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more
I have pain in acromioclavicular joint, trapezius tendon area along with pain on side of arm where deltoid and trapezius after workout
Bursitis or strain: You may be straining your rotator cuff during your workout or you might be experiencing bursitis. I would decrease the weight on you lateral fly and slow down when doing shoulder shrugs. Also if you increased you routine either in reps or weight you may want to scale back and increase more gradually. ...Read more
Can anxiety/worry cause sharp pains in chest, especially middle part? At times feels sort of muscular. Pulled muscle another possibility?
What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable ?
I have pain over the bony point of the clavicle at the left base of my neck with radiating pain into the pecs and shoulder. Muscle strain?
Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Some injuries of the soulder occur due to acute injury and some are from overuse. Ii suggest you see an orthopedist for a complete exam. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : Depends on muscle. If it is the rotator cuff there can be scapular pain but i find it mimics a rtc tear and pain down by deltoid insertion. There can be deep central pain with a biciptal tear and a slap must be evaluated. Subscap with have anterior pain, and again look at biceps tendon and pec. Pe is key to determine 'pulled muscle'. ...Read more
I have a fluttery squeezing feeling on my left side? Also pulled muscle between shoulder blades on the left side? Are they connected?
A few possibilities: Could be strained muscle or injury, nerve inj., infection, spasm, or vertebral or rib dysfunction.Neck muscles attach to ribs, too, so if a rib is out of whack or refuses to move, the muscle gets tight and painful.A good history & physical exam including an osteopathic hands-on exam might find the cause.Manipulation may help.Other treatments may be necessary-but first you need a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Swollen and very painful rgt shoulder doc says its a pulled muscle but i no physical activity has been done happens at least once, twice a month help?
It is strange: To have pulled muscles without disease or activities, having the very swelling and painful point to a problem in the shoulder should be checked out, seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Pulled muscle in my back from my shoulder down to my armpit area really aches how long will it last?
My left shoulder blade hurts like a pulled muscle but it's been that way for weeks don't no if it's the way I'm sleeping or what?
Persistent flashes of right shoulder pain. Intense but short lived. Not gallbladder doesn't feel like pulled muscle. Comes in flashes. What is this?.
Many possibilities: Without knowing your history it is difficult to say. If this as been preceded by increased activity or injury it certainly could be of mechanical cause or irritation. Also referred pain from the neck to the shoulder is quite common and might be considered. As you have fatty liver, an internal source of pain referred to the shoulder is one the list. If this persists i would get a medical eval. ...Read more
The docs in the ER said I have a pulled muscle in my shoulder, they did no actual tests. If it is a pulled muscle would there be popping and grinding?
A shoulder sprain: May be just what's going on. Since it was bad enough for you to go to the er , follow up with your general doctor or get a referral to see an orthopedist or physical medicine or sports doctor. They may perform some special physical examination tests in the office or send you out for imaging studies to rule out any soft tissue injury like tears, subluxations, or dislocations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoulder: There is little reason for a pulled shoulder muscle to cause shortness of breath unless the real pain was coming from a thoracic attached muscle like latissimus. ...Read more
38, f, Chest,neck& shoulder blade pain (left). Thought it was a pulled muscle but now I can't sleep. It's been a few weeks.
Possibly: 38 yo female has pain in cowl region on one side. This could reflect cervical disk disorder, brachial plexus impingement, Pancost tumor, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or some other problem. A benign musculoskeletal strain-pain problem is also possible. An Osteopath would be the physician best skilled to conduct proper differential diagnosis, and an MRI might be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left shoulder especially when turning head to the right, how can I be sure this is a pulled muscle and not my spleen, pain under left rib too?
See a doc: It is unlikely that you have an abdominal problem unless you recall a history or injury etc. Its likely your neck or shoulder. Nevertheless if concerned about spleen seek care at an emergency room. ...Read more
I have a pulled muscle in my back right below my right shoulder blade. Please tell me how to get rid of it. I can't sleep and hurts to breathe?
Myofascial Pain: Sounds like you have a myofascial nodule (muscle knot) of the rhomboid muscle. This is a common yet painful location for a myofascial nodule. I'll bet your sleep is poor. These knots respond to quality sleep and deep friction massage. A pm&r specialist is your best bet at getting proper treatment if your family doc is stumped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I've been using ic etodolac sa 500 mg for about 5 days now for a pulled muscle on my shoulder and It only feel sore every time I take the pill ?
Don't take the pill!: If it only hurts when you take the pill, you probably do not need the pull ...Read more
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