• trojank trojank
    August 21, 2009
    I have muscle tension in my left arm no chest pain what can i take to get rind of it?
    trojank trojank
    August 21, 2009

    I have had an EKG and it is normal. everything is normal with me my lab everything!!! I still have anxiety but I take medication for that. I just can seem to get rid of this muscle tension. can I take something for it? Or am I just going to have to live with it?

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  • Jerry Kennard
    Health Pro
    August 21, 2009
    Jerry Kennard
    Health Pro
    August 21, 2009

    Hi

     

    As you have ruled out heart problems my suggestion is to first to look at whether any of your daily activities puts a strain on your arm (driving position, typing, writing, lifting). If you can't see anything obvious I would be tempted to turn to biofeedback. You can buy some systems to rig up to your own pc, but you would need a system that could monitor your muscle tension. It might be simpler to look up a therapist that uses biofeedback and pay them a visit. Essentially, the role of biofeedback is for you to see a visual representation of your muscle tension and then you learn how to control this.


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