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Injury From Kegel Exercise
Moderate exercise: Pain in the muscles after exercise to some extent is normal. However, if the pain is more than a stiffness or a discomfort then you are probably overdoing it. So, moderate the exercise level until your muscles get appropriately conditioned. Also, rest between workouts is important to allow for muscle recovery. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Have disuse atrophy of legs/glutes. have femoroacetabular impingement. Athroscopic surgery in 8 weeks. Will a swimming pool help my recovery? exercise
Can lhermittes sign be from excessive exercise? Ex.Stair running, sit ups, weight lifting, sprints, etc?
Lhermitte phenomenon: Is a transient sensory symptom described as an electric shock radiating down the spine or into the limbs w/ flexion (forward movement) of the neck, but can occur with the least movement of the head or neck. Most frequently encountered in ms, can also be seen with other lesions of the cervical cord ( tumors, cervical disc herniation, myelopathy and following trauma). ...Read more
It depends.: Not all tears are the same size and not all repairs heal att eh same speed. If you have a partial thickness or small full thickness tear you can do some strengthening with light weights, but a full thickness tear, especially a moderate to large repair needs to be protected. Your surgeon should be the one to determine whether you are ready to do weight bearing exercises or not. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quad Strengthening: Typically, a meniscectomy should not cause too much trauma to the knee and patients recover quite easily. However, the procedure can inhibit the quad muscles from functioning normally for a short time after surgery. Exercises to retrain the quad muscles can help. These exercises include straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help. ...Read more
Can doing squat exercises help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and help treat stress incontinence?
Hurt lower back during lifting. Xray show no spine damage. Burn when sitting, bent over and post excercise. Possible pc muscle loss. Pulled muscle?
Muscle strain: It sounds like the pain in your back is worse with movement. It points to a strain in the muscles that support the spine; may have occurred during lifting. Muscle strains / sprains do not show up on X-ray; X-rays are best to check for the position & shape of bones. Rehab therapy is generally best in these situations, to strengthen the back muscles without adding more strain. Heating pads can help. ...Read more
Check out this link: Stay healthy and keep on exercising. Take care! http://healthyliving.Azcentral.Com/piriformis-strengthening-exercises-3944.Html. ...Read more
Yes: This is especially true if you lift heavy and lift to failure. ...Read more
Will physical therapy help an water polo athlete recover from a severly loose and weakened shoulder from repeated shoulder subluxation?
Brain Injury: Rehabilitation after a traumatic brain injury depends on the deficit. However, a multi-discipline approach with physical, occupational and speech therapy is needed. The treatment depends on the injury. Seek help through your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teacher or student?: Doing exercises throughout the day every day can be daunting. So it is best for women to try to schedule them during times they can remember to do them and can concentrate on them. However, because we are all busy, it would be fine to do them when sitting in class/during a meeting/on a flight, standing in a line or queue, even lying down during 'exercise' of any type. See my answer app for kegels. ...Read more
From practicing kegel exercise I have to go to the bathroom much more frequently, is this normal?
Possibly: Performing kegel exercises may focus your attention on your bladder, and this possibly initiates your feeling the need to urinate. However, performing kegel exercises can squeeze the bladder neck, which if open, in patients with internal urethral sphincter dysfunction can contain urine forcing a little urethra down the urethra producing sensation of need to urinate. Otherwise kegels not cause of f. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't suffer from anything and I am still virgin is it wrong to do kegel exercise just to in the future to have perfect sex with amazing orgasm ?
I did kegel exercise . My pennis used to stand 24 hrs. Now even when i wake up it rarely get hard. Hw can I get it hard as before please. Need answer?
There are: Prescription meds that ur dr can prescribe and some herbal meds that u could try to achieve ur erectile goal.Have ur testosterone level checked. Best of luck! http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/natural-treatments-erectile-dysfunction. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/protect-your-erection-11-tips http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/conditionsetoh/a/erectiledysfunc.Htm. ...Read more
Pelvic floor muscles: Used in sex & urinary control, can be weakened with age, childbirth or surgery. Kegels help to strengthen these muscles, stopping and starting urine midstream will help you identify the muscles you need to contract for these exercises. After you know what contract, do 8 to 12 exercises 3 times daily at least 4 times a week. A physical therapist may be necessary in difficult cases. ...Read more
Pelvic muscle: Kegels are exercises designed to strengthen the pelvic muscles. This helps with some bladder control issues, especially those that occur after having a baby. Here's a site if you want to learn how to do them: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-20045283 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercises to work: Out the pelvic floor muscles. You can basically perform a Kegel by starting to urinate and then stopping the stream abruptly. Another way to think about it is trying to create the "opposite" sensation of when you are trying to poop ... pull instead of push! Benefits wise, for men it may help with fecal or urinary incontinence, and possible some element of erectile dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kegel exercises: Kegel exercises can increase pelvic floor strength, which is needed to support the uterus, bladder, small intestine, and rectum. The exercises can be done during pregnancy or after childbirth to try to prevent urinary incontinence. Along with counseling and sex therapy, they might also be helpful for women who have persistent difficulty reaching orgasm. They also help men control leaky bladders. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Practice it just like women do by properly isolating the pelvic floor muscles to exercise them with slow voluntary contraction and relaxation as if you're holding the urine or stool. If done correctly, one would not show visible movement of abdominal muscles. Its effects are two folds: Enhance awareness and increase the tone of voluntarily controllable pelvis striated muscles. Ask Doc as needed. ...Read more
Kegel: Pelvic floor exercise, or kegel exercise (/?ke???l/, /?ki???l/), consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor, now sometimes colloquially referred to as the "kegel muscles". Several tools exist to help with these exercises, although various studies debate the relative effectiveness of different tools versus traditional exercises.. ...Read more
Yes but there's more: The term kegel refers to pelvic muscles that tighten the pelvic floor. They close the 3 openings: urethra, vagina, and anus. It's good to practice daily both quick squeeze & relax, as well as squeeze & hold (eg. 10 seconds) to optimize all functions of these muscles. Like any muscle regular exercise is necessary otherwise "you'll lose it if you don't use it.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strong and long: Yes. Biofeedback trainers to teach women to do kegals properly do measure the pressure force of the squeeze. It's also helpful to try holding the squeeze for several seconds. Here is a good link that explains more: http://www.Seekwellness.Com/incontinence/how_to_do_pelvic_muscle_exercise.Htm. ...Read more
How many releases and contractions should I do in kegel exercise per session & after how many months should I notice differences & does it help in sex?
10 is good: Ten contractions 10 times a day is often helpful for urinary incontinence. Lowering stress and self confidence boosts testosterone which increases sexual responsiveness. Kelly mcgonigal's book the will power instinct , 2012 helps with life style changes that promote health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To be expected : That's a sign that your are doing Kegels correctly. ...Read more
Possibly: Queefing is a neme for vaginal flatulence. Air in the vagina can be expelled during kegel exercises. But kegel exercises consisit of contracting the gluteal (buttock) muscles and thrussting the pelvis forwards. This can be performed by both men and women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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