Posts Tagged ‘thoracic outlet 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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Flexor Pollicis Longus Muscle: Thumb Pain

The flexor pollicis longus muscle contributes to pain in middle joint and tip of the thumb. Pinching motions between the forefinger and thumb can cause intense pain. It can also cause the middle thumb joint to pop and sometimes lock.

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

Scalene muscles are a prime contributor to thoracic outlet syndrome as well as neck, shoulder, chest, upper back and arm pain What are the pain and symptoms 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…

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Teres Major Muscle: Arm Pain

The teres major can contribute to pain in the shoulder, upper arm, and forearm. An indication of teres major muscle involvement is pain is felt in the shoulder and upper arm skipping the elbow and reoccurring in the back of the forearm.

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Rotator Cuff Subscapularis Muscle: Frozen Shoulder Pain

Severe deep pain in the back of the shoulder along with an aching band of pain in the back of the wrist are definite signs of subscapularis muscle dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the subscapularis muscle? Severe pain deep in the back of the shoulder Pain in the back of the…

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Trapezius Muscle: Stiff Neck, Headache, Eye, Jaw, Pain

Headaches, stiff neck, eye and jaw pain as well as aching and tingling in the back and arms may indicate trapezius muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the trapezius muscle? Headache in the temple area Pain in the jaw that travels down into the neck and over behind the ear Pain behind…

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Serratus Posterior Superior Muscle: Breathing Difficulty

Pain under the shoulder blade, pain in the elbow point and pain in the wrist extending down into the little finger can indicate serratus posterior superior muscle dysfunction. 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…

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Brachialis Muscle: Arm, Elbow, Thumb Pain

The brachialis muscle can contribute to pain in the upper arm, elbow, thumb pad and thumb. It can also cause tingling and / or numbness in the back of the forearm into the thumb. Bending and straightening the elbow is painful.

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