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Really sore spot on my tricep making my arm sore?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Strain vs bruise

Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue).
A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week.

In brief: Strain vs bruise

Pain and soreness about your triceps is most likely do to an injury or overuse problem. You can sustain a bruise with direct blunt trauma, a partial tear or strain with resisted force injury (too heavy a weight or too many repetitions past point of fatigue).
A thorough orthopaedic evaluation is warranted if your symptoms are not steadily resolving over the course of a week.
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