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Doctor insights on: Tricep Cramps Symptoms

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1/13 did LIGHT benchpress. After, under right shoulder blade pain. Right tricep feels like on border of cramp/painlike inner/longhead. Flexed less hard?

1/13 did LIGHT benchpress. After, under right shoulder blade pain. Right tricep feels like on border of cramp/painlike inner/longhead. Flexed less hard?

Shoulder injury: Possible rotator cuff tear. Back off on causal activity See Ortho shoulder specialist if pain persists. Bench press technique should be scrutinized. Improper technique can lead to irreversible shoulder destruction, a very common finding in long term weight lifters. ...Read more

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What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

What causes muscle cramps in my arms (biceps and triceps) after working out?

Lack of ATP: After your workout, you've depleted your muscle stores of atp, which is the energy unit your body consumes. Atp is required for the muscle to relax. The cramps lessen as your body regenerates atp. ...Read more

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During workout my triceps lock up (cramp) I drink litres of water a day and eat bananas. How can I remedy this? My muscular fitness is also poor. Tnks

During workout my triceps lock up (cramp) I drink litres of water a day and eat bananas. How can I remedy this? My muscular fitness is also poor. Tnks

Stop weights: Replenish your electrolytes with PowerAde, Gatorade, Vitamin water and a good multivitamin. Work with a trainer for form and technique. Take a week off and concentrate on diet and hydration. ...Read more

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I have a almost constant pain on the back side of my arm (crampy) in between the shoulder and tricep (x3 days). Could this be impending heart attack?

I have a almost constant pain on the back side of my arm (crampy) in between the shoulder and tricep (x3 days). Could this be impending heart attack?

WHAT HAPPENED?: I answered this earlier. A constant pain, cramp and reproducible for 3 days is unlikely from the heart. The referred pain from the heart is usually not reproducible. A continuous pain for 3 days likely would have caused a completed heart attack with its resultant complication by then. It is disconcerting, have it evaluated, reassurance is the key. ...Read more

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I have had two sharp stabbing pains in my left tricep lasting no more than a minute, three times this week. No other symptoms except anxiety.

I have had two sharp stabbing pains in my left tricep lasting no more than a minute, three times this week. No other symptoms except anxiety.

Manyl possibilities: Could be muscle pain from irritation or trauma (including day to day activity). Could be irritation of a nerve to the area. If it is as infrequent and short acting as you say, observe it. If it worsens, gets more severe, frequent, long lasting see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing sever pain and popping of the tricep muscel caused from impact with the ground symptoms are 4 days old?

Muscle pain: With a trauma and the force of a fall/impact to an area, you could certainly have suffered some injury, be it a muscle contusion, tear, strain, sprain, etc. If persists and it still hurts then get an eval with possible testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

What kind of exercises target my triceps and my delts?

Many: An exercise that involves "pressing" of the arms out, as in extended them out, will target the triceps. This involves all press downs, push ups and dips. Military presses, Arnold presses, lateral/front/rear raises all work the shoulders (deltoids). ...Read more

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What workouts are best for building triceps?

Specific exercises: You would do exercise that isolate both the triceps. Search n-line for them. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Is surgery the only option to fix snapping triceps syndrome?

Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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If my tricep is torn does it have to be surgically repaired?

If my tricep is torn does it have to be surgically repaired?

Muscle no/tendon yes: A muscle tear will heal without surgery within 6-8 weeks. A torn tendon needs to be surgically repaired to restore elbow extension. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

I am good meals and good workouts but nothing my tricep build?

Triceps: In order to build the size of the muscle you must do resistance training. Body builders hypertrophy type 1 oxidative fibers. They do this by doing medium weight multiple reps multiple sets exercises. ...Read more

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What exercises use the tricep muscles?

What exercises use the tricep muscles?

Many will: Pushup, dips, press downs, french press. .. really any exercise where you extend your arm out - as in "press" your hand out - will engage the triceps. Even planks will do so, much less so if you "lock" your arms out - as at that point much of the stress going into the elbow joint (aka bad) rather than the surrounding muscles. ...Read more

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How can you heal a torn tricep muscle?

How can you heal a torn tricep muscle?

Depends where torn: A torn triceps at the attachment of the muscle to bone (the tendon) needs to be re-attached through surgery. If the muscle is torn in the body of the muscle then surgery is less successful. Typically the torn muscle will scar down and after it heals you can do rehab and physical therapy. There is nothing you can do to accelerate the healing other than rest the muscle and do not overuse it. ...Read more

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Could I do tricep dips with a pulled bicep?

No: On the way down you are using eccentric biceps ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get good triceps and biceps?

Can you suggest how to get good triceps and biceps?

Work them: Do different types of curls and extensions. Eat right. And keep changing up your workout routine. Your muscles get 'used to' the same work out, so it is best to keep changing the exercises that you do. Use heavier weights with less reps. From personal experience, triceps are very tough muscles to bulk up. And they are even tougher to maintain. So keep at it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

What are some bicep workouts and only working out triceps?

Chin ups, push ups: For true isolation of the bicep or triceps I would do isolated bicep curls on and incline bench or curl machine. As for the triceps french presses (skull crushers) and tricep press downs work great. Now if you truly wish to work things out better I would do chin ups and push ups (close grip if you really want to target the tricep. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

What is the best exercise to get biceps and triceps for a boy?

Depends on age: If by boy you mean prior to puberty, no specific exercise will build those muscles up. Noticeably muscle growth (hypertrophy) occurs after puberty. The best exercises tend to be compund exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). ...Read more

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How come my elbow hurt when I do tricep workouts like extensions?

How come my elbow hurt when I do tricep workouts like extensions?

Tendinitis: When you do triceps extensions you are working muscles/ tendons about the elbow that can cause pain. The triceps itself on the back of the elbow can get irritated. More commonly, however, the 'power grip' used to do triceps extensions can result in lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)esp. If u have just begun lifting or increased the # of workouts or wt. U are lifting. Rest, nsaids, ice. Gl! ...Read more

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Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Can you tell me some exercises for biceps and triceps. And others?

Many: The basic staple of bicep exercises are the bicep curl. There are many variations of this exercise. For your triceps, like your biceps there are many different types of exercise from dips to extensions. For either muscle group, here is a great website to guide your through the myriad of different possible exercises.
http://www. Bodybuilding. Com/exercises/finder/lookup/filter/muscle/id/15/muscle/ ...Read more

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Can you tell me some good exercises that work my long head triceps?

Can you tell me some good exercises that work my long head triceps?

Fully Extended: It takes the full extension of the arm in a tricep exercise to activate this long head portion. Here is a detailed step by step tutorial for you!

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/498939-how-to-work-the-long-head-triceps/ ...Read more