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Tightness In Right Shoulder
I have excercised and have a very tight right shoulder muscle, right neck muscle, and a vein over right eyebrow that has just popped out. All related?
Maybe: It sounds like a pulled muscle in your neck. I don't see how the vein over your eyebrow is related to it. Perhaps you have become more aware and focused because of your pain and you notice it now. If the veins in your neck are being compressed it could cause the veins in your forehead to enlarge. Good health ...Read more
I've been having muscle tightness & pain near my right shoulder blade for the past 4-5 wks & wondering what would help ?
Varies: It varies somewhat based upon the cause of the problem. If it is a soft tissue problem such as a "pulled muscle" or a peri scapular bursitis, rest, an NSAID and ice could potentially help. If it does not improve or if it worsens, being seen for a specific diagnosis would probably be a good idea. ...Read more
My right shoulder and shoulder blades are tight and knotted my strnocleiomastoid on my right side is a little bigger not visualy but to touch.normal?
Not normal. Right shoulder tight and both shoulder blades tight? Any recent injury or increase in activity to explain this? Some simple home shoulder stretches can help. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/fitness/multimedia/stretching/sls-20076840
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I have had pain for about a week that started in my right shoulder and has moved into also my chest. It feels very tight. I am 23. Should I be worried?
I was doing pullups and the next day i started to feel a tightness and uncomfortable feeling in my right shoulder blade. What is the cause of this.
Strain/non dominant?: If it is ur non dominant hand, it may b weaker & was strained while ur dominant is stronger an could handle it if it's ur dominant u may have used it harder 2 do the pull ups, aiding your weaker side. Also depends on ur grip being equal on the bar. Does not sound more then usual stiffness after a workout. Something torn etc. Would cause immediate pain. Ice, tub soak nsaids rest i. ?Massage. ...Read more
My shoulders feel tight like someone is pinching them and when I move my right shoulder I feel like a pulsating pain?
45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days? What might be the cause, how serious?
Needs evaluation: Pain in the chest can be musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle or a cracked rib but can also be from inflammation of the pleura (the covering of the lung) or even a problem in the lung like a pulmonary embolus. This could be serious but may not be. You should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more
Upper spin & right shoulder blade are super tight & painful. Walking in elliptical machine helps but next day comes back. Help?
Stretching Technique: If you are young and healthy you might benefit from specific stretching techniques. Try pulling your arm across your chest with the opposite arm until you feel the stretch and hold for a count of five then take a deep breath and relax. Repeat the process 5 times per set 2 sets per day for 3 days. If the pain presists or is getting worse have you doctor examine you. ...Read more
I'm having tightness on my left side of my neck and pain on my right shoulder blade for few months. I'm having flam without flu. Kindly advise me.
Need more info.:
See your doc.
This could be a condition in your lungs. ...Read more
3 days ago my right shoulder hurt today it turned from my shoulder to my elbow it hurts and now between my boobs my chest feels tight/a bit of pain.
Strain?: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. Unclear what the cause of your symptoms is - have you been lifting or doing heavy physical work? You need an examination. ...Read more
For the past fyew years IV been gettin problems with my right shoulder the muscle feels tight and clicks and grinds all the time n burns its constant pain n it travelles to my neck?
Get checked out: The question is why are you having the pain. You need to be examined and your pain further evaluated to identify the cause so the appropriate treatment plan can be developed. You should see your primary doc first and they can refer you to a specialist if needed. If you have never been treated, it sounds like it is time. Many of these problems respond well to physical therapy. ...Read more
What would cause pain and tightness from right deltoid thru trapezius, up neck and down right shoulder blade? Mri shows no nerve impingement in neck.Problem has lasted nearly 3 years. I am 28 and male
Cervical strain: Cervical muscle strain is more common at your age than nerve impingement. It may come from just straining the neck or compensating from a shoulder injury. Because it has lasted 3 years, you should be evaluated by a specialist. Heat and cold may help - especially heat at this stage from topical creams or hot packs. Formal physical therapy may be necessary. ...Read more
I have a pain on my right side of neck and towards the right shoulder then getting downwards to my hand with tiffness and tightness even in my legs?
Sudden constant tight pains going across shoulder blades. Feels like I'm being squeezed. Moves into chest?
Nondiagnostic: This symptom is nondiagnostic and could be musculoskeletal or early pleurisy especially if aggravated by a deep breath and is accompanied by a cough. Esophageal spasm can cause upper back or front of the chest discomfort. If such discomfort persists or worsens, get examined by a physician. Any appropriate xrays will be ordered. ...Read more
Sudden pin needle sensation between shoulder blades. Happened a lilttle while ago now again. Sudden and fast. Have tight shoulders.
When I have my neck in upright position and move the neck back slightly i get pain between my neck and shoulder (upper trap), have tight right shoulde?
Possibly: Analyze your activities, exercises, and sleep positions to figure what is setting this off. Also figure out what helps the most (stretches, message, ice etc). this will give you insight into what causes it and how to manage it. If possible avoid those positions until the soreness leaves you. If the pain is out of control, you will need to see a doctor. Hope it resolves easily. ...Read more
Stretch?: With the information given, the first suggestion is stretching. You can use a broom handle and your good arm to push the stiff shoulder to a comfortable limit and hold it. You can also use the hand on the bad side to crawl up a nearby wall to that same comfortable limit. If you are really stiff, a physical therapist may help. Failing this see your primary provider or a sports specialist. ...Read more
Tendonitis: It sounds very much as though you have an early shoulder tendonitis, possibly of the biceps tendon, maybe of the rotator cuff. Have you been doing biceps curls in the gym? If so you may have injured the biceps tendon. When irritated the tendon can come out of its track and feel tight, and it certainly hurts when you try to stretch it. You should have it seen by a physiatrist. ...Read more
I have tingling in my shoulder . And. My neck is very tight what does that mean and what can I do
Physical therapy: The two may relate: the neck could have strain/sprain, but maybe underlying spondylosis, or degenerative disc disease, or even disc protrusion. The shoulder tingling could represent nerve root referral symptoms, but may be due to notalgia paresthetica if shoulder blade. Consider a problem in the brachial plexus. First, get fully examined, and maybe get physical therapy. ...Read more
My shoulder is feeling tight when I stretch. And it hurts to hang on the bar. The other shoulder is fine. It prevents me from doing some gymnastics.
Consider: Consider your positioning. May want to lay on back or get a different pillow or even mattress. If not improved or worsening, would recommend being seen by your physician to check you over - consider a full structural musculoskeletal exam by an osteopathic physician. ...Read more
In the last year I have been getting tight almost pin cushion fealing under my left shoulder blade, like a knot fealing? Thats all.
. The stiffness is gone but its been 10 days.And i still have a sight tight musle on the side of my shoulder how do I get rid of it quick?
26 y/o female with constant pain/tightness between shoulder blades & neck. Heat/ice/massage helps only temporarily. What could be the cause?
Posture: while,there are other causes, posture with head forward position is a common cause in young women, especially if,she has large breasts, and rounds shoulders to hide it. See your PMR or ortho doc to evaluate posture, image your neck, and help you get exercises or other treatments to help resolve the problem ...Read more
I vomited multiple x yesterday and now have pain near my shoulder blades , and tightness in my chest making it painful to breath. Is this normal?
Of course not: These are serious symptoms that must be addressed in person by your doctor. You should see him/her right away. ...Read more
A month neck, back, shoulder pain/tight. Migraines for yrs. Bar Swall rev Congen c5c6 vert fusion unknown all life. I'm 20. Poss pain relation now?
No: The congenital fusion has been there since birth, and would not cause symptoms; but it is certainly possible that one of the other areas of your spine may be abnormal, possibly causing nerve impingement. Consider being seen and possibly getting an MRI which will likely show the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Shoulder blade tightness in my throwing arm. I was having pain in my shoulder blade. I stopped doing pull-up exercise. Pain gone. What should I do?
I'm a 48yr. Old smoking female, experiencing tightness and heavy feeling right under both shoulder blades in my back. Made an appnt, but is it cancer?
Dont wait: This could be an emergency. See someone right away er if needed. ...Read more
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