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Is it normal for dominant arm bicep and triceps to be slightly large than my left arm. Muscle imbalance? no weakness. neuro for EMG to check ALS?
I have a pinched nerve in my neck which caused muscle weakness/atrophy in my right triceps and pectoral muscle. Is it possible to regain my strength?
Right shoulder and entire arm burning-muscle/fatigue type pain through tricep and top of forearm when used, with weakness in ring and pinky fingers?
Low cervical prob: Either of 2 possibilities. 1) ulnar nerve compression in the arm or elbow; this would cause numb ring (4) and pinky (5) with weakness in grip. 2) low cervical nerve pressure; would cause symptoms of triceps and forearm and numbness in fingers 4&5. Good exam likely to differentiate, but if in question MRI or emg/nerve conductions would be helpful. ...Read more
Extensions: Building ticeps muscle girth is best done by doing triceps extensions either w/ 'free weights'( overhead ) or using sitting ( best) or standing triceps extension machines.See trainer for guidance. Gl! ...Read more
Overworked muscle: The triceps are a small muscle group that can become overworked very easily. If you have just started to lift weights then this could be the cause. The pain should get better in a few days. If the pain persists or gets worse seek medical attention. You can try warm moist heat which can help the pain. ...Read more
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
Compound exercises: The best exercises tend to be compound exercises (biceps curls and triceps extensions). These target multiple muscle groups yielding the greatest muscle hypertrophy. ...Read more