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Can you get a knot in your deltoid muscle? How do you get rid of it?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

You can get a knot in just about any muscle, which is generally a muscle spasm or a fascial distortion.
I would suggest either osteopathic manipulation at the hands of a skilled do or massage from a qualified therapist. I would particularly seek out a do who is versed in the fascial distortion model. http://fascialdistortionmodel.com/.

In brief: Yes

You can get a knot in just about any muscle, which is generally a muscle spasm or a fascial distortion.
I would suggest either osteopathic manipulation at the hands of a skilled do or massage from a qualified therapist. I would particularly seek out a do who is versed in the fascial distortion model. http://fascialdistortionmodel.com/.
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Dr. Jana Tomsky
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Any muscle can respond by spasm if overuse repetitively.
It may feel like a knot and be tender. It feel better with warm compress and gentle muscle rub massaage. If pain more severe recommend to seek medical attention to rule out tendon rupture or other damage.

In brief: Yes

Any muscle can respond by spasm if overuse repetitively.
It may feel like a knot and be tender. It feel better with warm compress and gentle muscle rub massaage. If pain more severe recommend to seek medical attention to rule out tendon rupture or other damage.
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