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What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

What causes a muscle knot and what is it exactly?

Could be...: A muscle spasm, or it could be an injury or tear in the muscle. Either way, if you have significant weakness in a muscle, or loss of range of motion of a joint, can't walk, or can't reach or hold a object in your hand, you should see a doctor without delay. Imple muscle knots or spasms are frequently related to too little or too much stretching of the muscles. Yoga or tai chi may abe helpful. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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What Causes Muscles To Get Knots In Them. Is This A Type Of Medical Condition?

What Causes Muscles To Get Knots In Them.  Is This A Type Of Medical Condition?

Muscle Cramps: I assume the knots are painful and come and go. Overexertion, dehydration and mineral deficiency of calcium or magnesium are the most common causes. Stretching before exercise, taking magnesium supplements or simply rehydrating early and often often clears them up. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Do muscle knots cause pinched nerve?

Do muscle knots cause pinched nerve?

Yes: Piriformis syndrome good example but not in back maybe in buttocks and neck scalene muscles in anterior neck , back pain not caused by pinched nerves in allopathic therories of pain. ...Read more

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My question is what causes muscle knots or trigger points?

My question is what causes muscle knots or trigger points?

Trigger points: Fascia surrounding muscle can become inflamed and lead to nodules or tight roapy bands. ...Read more

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What cause lower knots that seem to float on the lower back? Can they be caused by muscle spasms?

Muscle spasms: Most likely muscle spasms. This is the most common cause of lower back pain. Usually self limited. Take some otc anti inflammatory meds and it should resolve. If it persists see a physiatrist. ...Read more

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Can a strained or pulled muscle cause muscle knots in the groin area?'

Can a strained or pulled muscle cause muscle knots in the groin area?'

Pulled muscle can: impact the function of other muscles, including the groin area. Your doctor can assess and refer to another professional to help if needed. Peace and good health. I see that you experience panic attacks. Please watch your self-talk so your mind does not run away w/problems that may or may not be the case. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the side of my head. It hurts to massage it and causes some muscle pain when I look up. Do I need to get this looked at?

I have a knot on the side of my head. It hurts to massage it and causes some muscle pain when I look up. Do I need to get this looked at?

Tmj/temporalis: i know you don't want to jump the gun. The temporalis muscles is a common source of a 'knot' , muscle tension, and even migraine. I suggest you look up that muscle and see if that matches your discomfort. Tension and TMJ can cause these problems. If you know is somewhere else, make an appointment. ...Read more