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Doctor insights on: Why Do My Triceps Muscles Feel Sore After Arm Curls But Not My Biceps Muscles

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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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Is biceps workout and triceps workout build muscles? Plz suggest i'm doing this but i don't want muscles only want to reduce arm fat..!

Is biceps workout and triceps workout build muscles? Plz suggest i'm doing this but i don't want muscles only want to reduce arm fat..!

Good for you!: Exercise can help you burn calories (lose fat), keep you flexible, and maintain strength. You can exercise without building up popeye kind of muscles. It's a matter of how much you do. Congrats on making healthy changes! ...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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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?

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?

Not uncommon: OK to have some imbalance and asymmetry, and is NOT a sign of ALS, unless you have progressive weakness, muscular atrophy, and fasciculations all together. ...Read more

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Have pain between bicep and tricep in left arm its been constant pain for several months. It seems deep in arm but doesn't seem like a muscle tear ?

Have pain between bicep and tricep in left arm its been constant pain for several months. It seems deep in arm but doesn't seem like a muscle tear ?

Go see your doctor: for evaluation. There are various possible causes of this ranging from sprain (not as likely given chronicity of symptoms), to a lesion in the area, to a cervical spine problem etc. ...Read more

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All the muscles in my left arm hurt from the armpit to the wrist. Most of the time it only hurts in the tricep and or bicep i've had pt for the past 8 weeks twice a week. I only get relief for a couple of hours. Most of the time it's very painful when i l

All the muscles in my left arm hurt from the armpit to the wrist. Most of the time it only hurts in the tricep and or bicep i've had pt for the past 8 weeks twice a week. I only get relief for a couple of hours. Most of the time it's very painful when i l

Pain : Pain that is radiating down your arm could be from several causes. Pain radiating down your arm is always concerning for heart pain. If you have any chest pain, shortness of breath, or palpitations you would have to be seen immediately. Pain could also be coming from the spinal cord (cervical spine) and radiating down your arm. If you had any numbness, tingling, or weakness you would have to be seen immediately for that. There are other musculo-skeletal causes of pain as well. Please be seen by your doctor for a complete evaluation, but if you have the warning signs above you would have to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Which arm is better to measure bp? My right arm is 140/70 and my left is 122/58. My right arm is kind of bigger than left in biceps and triceps size. Heart check normal, no symp of kidney dis.

Which arm is better to measure bp? My right arm is 140/70 and my left is 122/58.  My right arm is kind of bigger than left in biceps and triceps size. Heart check normal, no symp of kidney dis.

Under Pressure.: Observational studies have shown, that almost 50% of the time, a deviation from the recommended standards for the actual technique of taking blood pressure occurred. The study not only involved nurses, but also doctors. Just saying. ...Read more

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I have elbow tendonitus! Visualized muscle structures including biceps,triceps appear unremarkable. Is that good or bad?

I have elbow tendonitus!  Visualized muscle structures including biceps,triceps appear unremarkable. Is that good or bad?

It's good: it's good to not have torn or otherwise diseased soft tissues of your upper arm. I'm assuming you had an MRI or ultrasound, because those are the tests that visualize soft tissue. Tendoniditis. That can often be helped by exercise, manual therapy, activity modification. Find a good physical therapist and follow through with their recomendations, and follow up with your doc about it. ...Read more