Posts Tagged ‘carpal tunnel syndrome’

Lumbrical Muscles of Hand: Hand and Finger Pain

The lumbrical muscles of the hand contribute to pain in the back of the hand and the fingers. Pain in the index finger and/or the little finger are most common. Stiffness in the finger joints mimics arthritis pain. Stiffness and pain when opening and closing the hand is also common.

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Adductor Pollicis Muscle: Thumb Pad and Thumb Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Adductor Pollicis muscle? Pain is felt at the base of the thumb that extends into the thumb Pinching using the thumb and fingers is painful Gripping objects such as pens, pencils, needles for hand sewing or knitting between the thumb and fingers causes pain and discomfort Where is the Adductor…

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Opponens Pollicis Muscle: Thumb Pad, Thumb, Wrist Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Opponens Pollicis muscle?   Pain is felt on the inside of the thumb Pain is felt in the wrist just below the thumb Pinching using the thumb and fingers is painful Difficulty holding objects between the thumb and fingers such as pens, pencils, needles for hand sewing or knitting Wrist pain is…

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Extensor Indicis Muscle: Hand and Finger Pain

The extensor indicis muscle contributes to pain in the back of the wrist, hand, and the index finger. The pain will often feel like you have sprained or strained the back of the hand. It can also cause charley horse like cramps in the index finger.

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Pronator Teres Muscle: Forearm, Wrist, Thumb Pain

The pronator teres muscle can contribute to pain in the wrist near the thumb. Pain is often felt in the thumb pad and can extend up into the forearm. Cupping the hand can cause become almost impossible because of intense pain in the wrist and or thumb pad.

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Anconeus Muscle: Elbow Pain

The anconeus muscle contributes to pain in the elbow. Pain is most pronounced when straightening the elbow. It is a prime contributor to tennis elbow and affects golfer’s non-dominant elbow.

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Supinator Muscle: Elbow and Thumb Pain

The supinator muscle can contribute to pain in the elbow, forearm, and back of the hand at the base of the thumb. It can also contribute to numbness and tingling in the thumb side of the hand.

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Scalene Muscles: Neck, Shoulder, Chest, Upper Back, Arm, Pain

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the Scalene Muscles?   Muscle twitching, jerking and restlessness similar to restless leg syndrome felt in the neck and shoulder is a classic sign of scalene dysfunction Pain in the shoulder that travels down the middle of the upper back toward the shoulder blade Pain in the upper…

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Rotator Cuff Subscapularis Muscle: Frozen Shoulder Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the subscapularis muscle? Severe pain deep in the back of the shoulder Pain in the back of the upper arm Pain over the shoulder blade area Pain can extend down the back of the arm Persistent aching in the wrist with extreme tenderness in the back of the…

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Serratus Posterior Superior Muscle: Breathing Difficulty

What pain and symptoms are associated with the serratus posterior superior? Deep aching under the shoulder blade Pain in the low point of the elbow Pain in the wrist and hand extending into the little finger Pain persists even at rest Pain is occasionally felt in the chest muscles Where is the serratus posterior superior…

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