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What Are Some Exercises To Strengthen Your Ankle And Reduce The Risk Of Injury
ABC's: Pretend your big toe is your pencil point. Sit in chair without letting your foot touch. Now "write" your abc's- small or caps. While brushing your teeth balance on one foot for 1-1/2 min (spit), balance on other foot for 1-1/2 min. When this gets easy, close your eyes. Do these 2x a day. It helps range of motion and propioception ( balance). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None: There are no specific exercises that prevent bed sores. Bed sores are caused by pressure on the skin in people who are immobile. When mobile people feel pressure in certain areas of their bodies they move around to alleviate the pressure. In immobile people, they need to be helped to do this by others. Turning a person from side to back to side every 2 hours helps. Special beds can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please tell me what are some good exercises to strengthen the wrists whilst minimising the risk of injury until they get stronger?
Use dumbbells: And high repetitions with light weight to start. Do it from a sitting position with your forearms in your thighs so you work only the forearm muscle groups. Do it both directions with the hands facing down and up ...Read more
Rest: Most muscular pains are caused by overuse. This is typically from exercising. When you have aches and pains in your muscles , it's best to rest them and try restarting your regular exercises at a slower pace or lower weight. You can also try massaging the area. Cold and hot packs can help. If the pain does not subside, contact your primary doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause loss of tensile strength of the first and second rays of the foot? Specifically unable to "push off" while running
Yes there are, BUT: You should get into a pt or an ath. Trainer so that you could be first assessed, then a specific exercise program, just for you, could be started and gradually build on that foundation. By the end of it, you achieved what you wanted, safely without hurting yourself in the process. Without supervision one can get hurt which may cause them to give up on such endeavours so get into one. ...Read more
PT: There are many different bursae in the body. Hip bursitis (greater trochanter) can be relieved with it band stretching, ice, nsaids, hip abductor strengthening, injection of steroid, and rarely a surgery. Shoulder bursitis can be relieved with physical therapy exercises (stretching and strengthening of the rotator cuff and shoulder blade stabilizing muscles), injections, nsaids, and surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wax: Your dentist/orthodontist should give you some wax to place on top of cut area for relief. Warm salt water holding briefly 15 seconds, then rinse will help. 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) will also help. Topical numbing using orajel or orabase or chloraseptic spray will also help. After the initial adaptation period (couple weeks), it will get better as your oral mucosa adapts. Consult with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the best exercises to do at home to strengthen low back and core in case of sacralization L5 to alleviate symptoms. Thanks?
Lot you can do ..: Quite a few exercises could be nominated. The exact exercise is less important; doing them 3-4 times a week is key. Do each for 8-10 reps, working up to 3 sets. 1) Seated bent over stretch: sit on chair, bend over shoulders moving between knees, lower if possible. Hold 20 seconds. 2) Bridge: Lie on back on carpet/mat. Bend knees, raise hips until knees/shoulders in line. Hold 2 secs. 3) Quadraped: begin on all 4's. Lift arm/opposite leg, slowly lower, do opposite. 4) Superman: Lie on stomach, raise arms/legs/chest. Hold 2 sec. Good luck! ...Read more
Exercise: The same way that you get to carnegie hall. Exercise, exercise, exercise. It might help to have a fitness trainer guide you to those exercises designed for the purpose you are asking about, or you could just engage in activities that will improve stamina while building muscle. Good luck, you will look great. ...Read more
Can you tell me about if the weight of performing deadlifts and squats will worsen a calf strain, even though there's no direct stretching of the muscle?
The calf muscles: still have to work even though you may not be stretching them,during the squats and deadlifts. Generally it is good idea to rest for a while, to give time for the strained muscle to heal, before starting the work out routine again, because you can keep aggravating the injured muscle repeatedly and prolong the recovery and delay the healing. Good luck ...Read more
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