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Strained muscles causing neck discomfort/stiffness & head achiness?

Strained muscles causing neck discomfort/stiffness & head achiness?

Manipulation: Gentle indirect osteoapathic manipulative techniques can be very helpful. Most of these will resolve by themselves without intervention given a few days. ...Read more

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Sore iliacus muscle (hip flexor muscle)?

Sore iliacus muscle (hip flexor muscle)?

Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the knee, bringing your heel towards your hip. Otc anti inflammatory meds can help. See an orhopaedist if you experience snapping or clicking in your hip. ...Read more

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Will strengthening the trapezius muscle decrease neck pain?

Will strengthening the trapezius muscle decrease neck pain?

Depends: This totally depends on the cause of your neck pain. Strengthening the muscles supporting your neck can help the pain but strengthening some but not all of these muscles can make it worse. You need to work with a physician and/or physical therapist and craft a specific plan to treat the specific cause of your neck pain. ...Read more

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Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Common : It is common to have some muscle soreness after a flu vaccine. It is not serious and usually resolves in a day or so. You may take some Ibuprofen for pain if you wish. Contrary to common belief, you can not get the flu from the flu shot- it's a killed vaccine. ...Read more

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Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck?

Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck?

Yes: 20 y male w. pain "neck & back", headaches & fatigue queries if weak latissimus dorsi & deltoids causal. Primary muscles of posture teamwork to keep body-tower upright & vertical. Muscle tone asymmetries impart irregular tower tilts; thereby conscripting compensatory soft tissue spasms & development of "crossed muscle" syndromes; after V. Janda. Gravity Rules! These symptoms suggest fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Back muscle stiffness?

Back muscle stiffness?

Stretch!: If stiffness is due to muscle tightness/imbalance a good stretching program can be helpful. Be mindful of your posture in both sitting and standing. It could also be due to arthritic changes in the back. If associated with pain, persistent stiffness, do see your doctor. A physical therapist can be helpful in designing a stretching program once you have an appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Calf muscle pain. Help?

Calf muscle pain. Help?

Hmmmm?: Lots of potential causes of calf pain including blood clots, muscle spasms, muscle tears or sprains, popliteal artery entrapment, dehydration, abnormal electrolytes, nerve injuries, exertional compartment syndrome, or even stress fractures. If it doesn't resolve with basic treatment of rest, ice, compression and elevation, you should probably get it checked. ...Read more

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Throat muscle discomfort . Wassup?

Throat muscle discomfort . Wassup?

Throat Problem: This symptom you mention warrant s a exam by your medical doctor. You might have a growth, gastric reflux or possibly a polyp. How long you have had this will be a factor? Do you use your voice for singing or for sports shouting? Please see your doctor soon to rule out any pathology. ...Read more

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Tight neck muscles, headache and pain behind eye?

Tight neck muscles, headache and pain behind eye?

Tension headache: The combination of headache, stiff neck and pain behind the eye would often signify a tension, or stress, headache. The history of the development of the symptoms would be most helpful in determining this diagnosis. Naturally other entities should be entertained and anything from glaucoma to meningitis could be the cause of these sympoms. A visit to your doctor is in order if it persists. ...Read more

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Can weak posterior deltoid muscles or weak latissimus dorsi muscles cause muscle tension and pain in the back and neck? Source: HealthTap

TENSION pain: One has to realize that all of our muscles throughout the body are interactive, thus if one part or one side becomes weak or loses tone, it affects the surrounding muscle groups.hence yes there will be an effect on the upper bac and neck by loss of muscle tone in some of the post shoulder musculature. Get up with a good physiotherapist for direction and oint earring how to retrainthe weak muscles ...Read more

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Pulled muscle in shoulder, cause jaw pain?

Pulled muscle in shoulder, cause jaw pain?

Possibly could: Recommend bring checked out by your physician first. If your symptoms persist consult with your dentist as well. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Could arm muscle strain cause finger twitching and forearm fasciculations? Arm & Neck pain?

Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are having arm and neck pain which raises the possibility that you might have irritation of one of cervical (neck) nerve roots. If present, it would also explain why you see Fasiculations. If your signs/symptoms worsen/ persists consider a visit to your MD ...Read more

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What reliefs tight shoulder muscles?

What reliefs tight shoulder muscles?

Tight shoulder: Adequate warmup, stretch before. Adequate cooldown, stretch after a workout or exercise. Ice followed by heat.Occasional topical creams. ...Read more

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Hurt muscles in right neck and shoulder shovelling snow. Stretching muscles hurts. Is it good to stretch sore knotted muscles?

Hurt muscles in right neck and shoulder shovelling snow.  Stretching muscles hurts.  Is it good to stretch sore knotted muscles?

YES!: Gentle stretching can actually speed up and improve the healing of sore, knotted muscles. Try not to overdo it with painful stretches or bounce around while stretching, but gentle stretches a few times a day will loosen spasm and contraction in sore muscles after a workout. Always see a physician if muscles become extremely painful or muscle pain does not go away within 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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Hurt muscles in right neck and shoulder shovelling snow. Stretching muscles hurts. Is it good to stretch sore knotted muscles?

Hurt muscles in right neck and shoulder shovelling snow. Stretching muscles hurts. Is it good to stretch sore knotted muscles?

Sure, be gentle: Muscles in our body contract when used. They can cramp up from overworking, as can be seen with exercise. Ice initially for a couple of days followed by heat and gentle stretching and massage along with antiinflammatories can be helpful. Do not exercise or stretch aggressively as this will only further injure the sore muscles. If pain persists see an orthopedist. Feel better! ...Read more

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Strained muscles causing neck discomfort/stiffness & headaches, what to do?

Strained muscles causing neck discomfort/stiffness & headaches, what to do?

See a physician to: Make sure it is only muscular stiffness and not something more concerning, especially when headaches are involved. Once you know it is only neck muscle stiffness that are causing these things, see http://www.Spine-health.Com/conditions/neck-pain/neck-exercises-neck-pain for stretching and strengthening exercises. Consider postural and ergonomic changes as well. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?

Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?

Other way around: When you have breathing problem syou use your accessory muscles to help you breath. The accessory muscles could ache when over used. The sequence of events is therefore: shortness of breath, accessory muscle use and then muscle strain. ...Read more

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Soreness in trapezius muscle with numbness & tingling in arm and hand. Is a massage good for this ? What else ?

Soreness in trapezius muscle with numbness & tingling in arm and hand.    Is a massage good for this ?   What else ?

Heat,nsaid: Try a moist warm/hot towel or heating pad , try Ibuprofen or other nsaid.Sometimes a gentle massage to the muscles can be helpful....if your symptoms persist see your physician for examination . Neck problems ( disc) and peripheral nerve ( carpal and cubital tunnel) entrapment are fairly common. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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What do you advise if i was doing a pull ups now my trapezius hurts and my neck is sore.?

Rest: could have pulled the trap - it attaches on the neck- try a deep tissue massage- a good chiropractor can also help in 1-2 treatments ...Read more

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Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?

Other way around: When you have breathing problem syou use your accessory muscles to help you breath. The accessory muscles could ache when over used. The sequence of events is therefore: shortness of breath, accessory muscle use and then muscle strain. ...Read more

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I have limited opening of my right jaw. If i don't employ myfront teeth in chewing, will i get TMJ pain and even great ball of soreness in lower right trapezius?

I have limited opening of my right jaw. If i don't employ myfront teeth in chewing, will i get TMJ pain and even great ball of soreness in lower right trapezius?

Front teeth touching: And working together properly in chewing and jaw function is extremely important. Front teeth have a critical role for a having a healthy and stable bite. Muscles are affected when front teeth do not engage properly. Seek consult w your dentist or a dental specialist who understands occlusion/bite. In many cases a bite splint appliance can help diagnostically and help w comfort. Good luck. ...Read more

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Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.

Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.

Get in today: Dyspnea (shortness of breath) that is wearing you out needs immediate evaluation. This is a serious medical problem that is not in your head. There are many potential causes of dypnea that leads to accessory muscle use, but you need to find out what yours is and treat it if possible. ...Read more

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Have tender left trapezius on my upper back, no visible symptoms with occasional tingling in feet, I used to play cricket, so why does it hurt ontouch?

Trap strain: It could be that you have a trapezius strain. Use some warm compresses, gentle stretches and ibuprofen. If it is not resolving see your doctor. Doubt this is associated with the tingling in your feet. Take a multivitamin and drink plenty of water. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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Tender soft movable mass in each armpit. Left14cm right 8cm. Pcp says no swollen nodes. history of trapezius strain?

Tender soft movable mass in each armpit. Left14cm right 8cm. Pcp says no swollen nodes. history of  trapezius strain?

Infection: This sounds like an infection of a cyst. U need eval by ur pcp who may treat u or refer u 2 a surgeon 4 drainage or excision. ...Read more

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Left thumb twitching. I have left trapesius and left rhomboid ache also. Any ideas?

Left thumb twitching. I have left trapesius and left rhomboid ache also. Any ideas?

Maybe spinal: Depending on neck pain, the cause may be from the cervical spine (neck). Possible local muscle strain, possible nerve dysfunction (likelihood in that order). ...Read more

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Why is it i feel so sick when i get a cold sore (s)?

Why is it i feel so sick when i get a cold sore (s)?

It is not cold sore: Your sickness is not due to cold sore but because you get sick the cold sore appear, due to your immune system being compromised. ...Read more

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How can the trapezius-strengthening ease muster pain?

How can the trapezius-strengthening  ease muster pain?

Shoulder retraction: By strengthening the traps and periscapular muscles, it helps to hold your shoulders back. This better upper back posture can help pain in this area. Work on shoulder shrugs and scapular squeezes daily to improve posture and thus pain. ...Read more

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Whats a good way to defeat soreness?

Whats a good way to defeat soreness?

Short rest: Soreness is the body's response to physical activity which it is not accustomed too. It generally disappears over time, with a short period of resting the involved muscle. If its severe, low dose anti inflammatory meds and icing can help. If part of an exercise regimen, resume the activity in a few days, so u can continue to strengthen the muscle and prevent soreness in the future. ...Read more

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What can do for sore heal?

What can do for sore heal?

See answer: The best treatment will depend on the diagnosis of your heel pain. If you have a heel spur for example, then NSAIDS, rest, trying to use a soft insert, with an area that is cut out where the spur is, can keep the pressure off and help as well, etc. If is caused by plantar fasciitis, then another treatment option may be available etc. Get the foot assessed by a foot dr. and the best Tx will come. ...Read more

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Sore dry ring round pinis?

Sore dry ring round pinis?

Infection near Penis: This could be psoriasis (a very common place in men for this condition to occur) or it is a fungal infection. I would advise you to get to your family clinic to verify. ...Read more