Tag: Muscle


Pectoral Muscle Insertion Inflammation

Brief Outline of Pectoral Muscle Insertion Inflammation The pectoralis major or pectoral muscle is used in many sports when the arms act to push away a weight (as during weight lifting) or another athlete (during various contact sports). Repetitive activity, particularly bench pressing, can cause irritation to the muscle or tendon’s insertion point, leading to […]


Muscle Strain (Biceps Brachii, Chest)

Brief Outline of Muscle Strain (Biceps Brachii, Chest) Muscle strains are among the most common sports injuries and often result from the sudden extension of a joint beyond its normal range of function. This causes damage to muscle and other soft tissue. The chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor) joint the biceps brachii muscle at […]