Pulled chest muscles can be serious and painful. The signs and symptoms vary according to its intensity. The treatment of pulled chest muscles depends on the seriousness of the injury; however, typically speaking, it involves rest, pain relief, surgery, physical therapy and unique exercises to bring back functioning.
What chest tightness can feel like? Stress and anxiety caused chest tightness can seem like a stress, pressure, clutching sensation, stabbing pain, muscle stress, burning, numbness, an uneasiness, or a fullness in the chest area (which includes the diaphragm– a sheet of internal muscle that extends across the bottom of the chest).