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Muscular Pain

Muscular pain almost everybody would have experienced at some point in their life. Some common causes of muscle pain or discomfort are muscle tension, overuse, and injury. Apart from these, some medical conditions can result in muscular pain, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, lupus, flu, and thyroid disorders.

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I have straining tugging pain coming from right knee on the inside. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old girl and normally squat reasonably heavy 143 lbs. These past weeks I have been feeling a straining tugging pain coming from my right knee on the inside. I think it is the MCL. It does not cause me any problems in day to day life but hurts a decent amount when I squat ...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. In my opinion, you would have a VMO (vastus medialis oblique) issue which may be tender and stiff since it is involved in the final degree of knee locking and will come into play during locking of the knee. And also when adductors made to get tig...  Read Full »

Why are my biceps so painful after gym workout?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old, weight 152 lbs and height 5 feet 7 inches. I recently started a gym, and this is the first time that I have ever done gym. My instructor made me do bicep curls and hammer. Post that, I did not feel any pain. But after approximately 24 hours, I felt pain in my biceps. My...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry about your current complaint as it seems to be normal muscle soreness. Absolutely nothing to worry. I suggest you do a lot of icing over both biceps, gentle stretching to be done for both biceps, gentle massage over the biceps muscles. If you have any an...  Read Full »

The dumbbell bench press causes sharp pain in triceps. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I participate in resistance training activities and one exercise, in particular, has been giving me problems. The exercise in question is the dumbbell bench press. It causes a sharp pain in the triceps and sometimes across the brachioradialis. There is no pain in any other exercises th...  Read Full »

Wasiq Ali

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It might look like your tricep muscle imbalance or the tricep muscle fibers are not adapting to the resistance in this position. I recommend you to do not stop exercise but doing the same exercise with little to no resistance and then gradually start increasing the r...  Read Full »

How can I get rid of discomfort in my back?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing discomfort in my back. Sometimes, I would feel uncomfortable or heavy in my upper and lower back. There is also an extremely loud noise of bones rubbing together. It makes me think that this may be the reason for my poor posture. I find myself slouching all the...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In my opinion, the pain could also be due to muscular imbalance. As you said, it could be primarily due to bad posture. So improving posture can help you regain normal balance and get rid of pain and discomfort. I suggest you kindly do strengthening exercises for yo...  Read Full »

Kindly advise ayurvedic medicine to treat ependymoma and sciatica pain.

Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my brother, male, age 39 years, height 5'10", weight 143.30 Ibs suffering from spinal cord tumor ependymoma was diagnosed six months back. The problems faced are sciatica pain in the left leg, back of the thigh, lower back, piriformis muscle, ankle pain, tingling, num...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The report you have attached was taken eight months back (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, now there might be more growth and spread of the tumor. Ideally, surgery and radiotherapy can be preferred. If more pain is there, the oncologist will give mor...  Read Full »

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