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Symptoms Of Torn Muscle In 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
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
Could weakness and numbness in the rotator cuff down the arm from the shoulder be a full thickness tear?
Pain, swelling: Usually it occurs secondary to sports such as tennis or basketball you will often feel a pop in the calf and will end up with swelling and difficulty weightbearing on the leg it is important to differentiate a calf injury from and achilles tendon injury which is likely to require surgery. ...Read more
Can a tear muscle in the back cause arm and leg weakness muscle astropy and also abdominal weakness.and can MRI find torn muscle and legaments.
A : torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs. ...Read more
Pulled leg muscle: This depends on location. For example, if in calf muscle u get sore tender stiff calf, if in hamstring u get tender swollen back of thigh, if in quadriceps muscle u get swollen tender front of thigh. The first one is common in golfers, the second in football, & the third in climbers. ...Read more
Massive pain isolated in middle of back. Constant muscle twitching all over body primarily in legs. Weakness in left leg and arm. mri of neck normal?
What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?
Torn muscle/sciatica: The biceps femoris muscle (hamstring) attaches to the ischial tuberosity ("sit bone") and the sciatic nerve passes next to this muscle attachment. Sciatic nerve dysfunction can occur if the muscle detaches from the tuberosity and retracts into the thigh. The nerve is also at risk for injury if during an orthopedic reattachment procedure. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can a herniated L-5 with annular tear plus oa in the spine cause pain and spasm in calf muscle In the leg?
Thenar atrophy: Thenar muscle weakness results in thumb abduction weakness. This movement is holding the thumb straight up when the back of your hand is turned down (not shown in the picture). It should be able to overcome some resistance to adopt this position. You may also see a dimple in the muscle area at the base of your thumb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint and back pain and stiffness with numerous trigger points, most recent MRI of hand revealed a partial tear of the flexor pollicis longus tendon?
Arthritis: You have described an arthritis condition, of which there are many types. In addition to joint damage, many arthritides can cause tendon damage resulting in tears or ruptures. See a rheumatologist. (note "fibromyalgia" while causing tender points, does not result in tendon tears). ...Read more
Can tight hamstrings cause sciatica without any involvement of the piriformis muscle? (pain in the upper part of my leg after sitting over 3 hours)
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
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 be hard to tell: The biceps muscle has 2 tendons, one that runs in the shoulder joint (proximal) and one that goes across the elbow joint(distal). Both muscle and tendon tears are painful initially. Muscle tears hurt more in the middle of the arm. The tendon tears tendon to feel better faster, but strength and range of motion are limited. These injuries are best evaluated by a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
No: The nerves to the arms arise from the cervical region. The nerves to the legs arise from the lumbar region. I would go see a neurologist for ongoing problems ...Read more
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