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Yes.: Snapping triceps is a relativelyuncommoncondition that occurs when the distal portion of the triceps dislocates over the medial or lateral epicondyle of the elbow, during flexion or extension. Usually the ulnar nerve is involved as well. Avoid activity that aggravates itm (e.g. Pushups & weight lifting) and take nsaids. If symptoms persist, surgery can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No: ' Snapping triceps ' in my experience is rare, usually associated w/ ulnar nerve( funny bone) subluxation , and most often, unilateral. Best advice is to get a thorough examination by a sports medicine trained ORS. Commonly, 'snapping triceps' occurs later in extension of the elbow ( 110 degrees ), whereas ulnar n.'snapping' @ 75degrees)...(earlier before full extension).exam is the key.GL! ...Read more
Triceps: Your question is some what vague. Improving, & learning to workout properly is best done with more direct contact. Your best bet would be to work with a trainer, who can actually educate you, encourage you & insure you are doing exercises correctly. You may find the videos on this site helpful: http://www.Muscleandstrength.Com/exercises/triceps.Html. ...Read more
Extend/stabilize arm: The triceps brachii muscle is located on the back of the upper arm, and is responsible for extension of the elbow to straighten the arm. It opposes the flexion action of the biceps & brachialis muscles. It stabilizes the elbow when the forearm and hand are used for fine movements such as writing. Exercises such as push ups, bench press, & military press work this muscle. ...Read more
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