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Muscle Imbalance

Muscle imbalances are of two types body muscular and joint muscular. They often occur due to poor posture, improperly performing exercises, inactivity, or natural by birth. Overly strengthening one part of the muscle while neglecting others might lead to muscle imbalance. They exhibit muscle pain more commonly and lead to a limited range of motion and flexibility.

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My wrists crack and make crunching sounds. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My wrists crack and make a crunching sound when I move them around in circular motions. I had a trauma to the wrist before two years. Now, I get pain shooting through the wrist. Is this normal or what is the problem? Please help.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to have more details on the pain in the wrist and have you ever had any fall recently. The cracking sound is due to an imbalance of musculature resulting in bone on bone rubbing and pain could be (depends on the underlying pathology) from cartilage erosi...  Read Full »

I feel I have some imbalance in the hips. Kindly advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed the other day that when I stand straight against a wall, with my ankles, butt, shoulders and head touching the wall, I am unable to touch my left calf (and back of the knee) to the wall, whereas my right calf and back of the knee easily extend to the wall. Furthermore when I s...  Read Full »

Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have understood your concern about imbalance in muscles, as you have mentioned your age is 21 only, see at this problem happens indicates you are very sedentary person. You need to improve your lifestyle first. Second that your calf and hamstring muscles which are par...  Read Full »

I can feel the bone moving in the socket when I do shoulder exercises, but I do not feel any pain. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an athlete, and I have noticed that I can feel the bone moving in the socket when I do over the head press (handstand on single bar pushups), and lateral shoulder raises. I do not feel any pain, but I am worried. I would like to hear your opinion. Thank you.   Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. The feeling that you have while exercising is due to an imbalance in your shoulder musculature strength. So one part is not supporting enough to perform the movement smoothly, leading to bone snapping. Do not worry. I recommend you: 1. Do prope...  Read Full »

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