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is a recumbent bike better exercise with back issues

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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I would say so: But it all depends on how you feel when using it. If it feels good, it may be the best thing you can do for your back. If it makes anything hurt, go ... Read More
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Dr. William Scott
Specializes in General Practice
Too little hex: Age with djd would imply you may be overweight, possible autoimmune condition, probable thyroid condition, etc .... Based on what I see here. Good thi ... Read More
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Start slowly. Non weight bearing exercise is less damaging to you
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Park
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
30 to 45 minutes: The maximum recommended time for aerobic exercise is between 30 to 45 minutes of exercise three to 4 times a week. Also, try to keep your maximum h ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Give it a couple day: Lay off the offending exercise, take a day of rest between workouts. Sounds like U just jumped in & gave it all U had. Not the way 2 start. Ease i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles tendonitis: Yes biking is acceptable exercise. Eccentric contraction or elongation of the gastrocnemius muscle that your achilles' tendon attaches to can help an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Probably OK: Aerobic exercise should not worsen an existing hernia or increase the probability of a complication. In contrast, weight lifting and aggressive core ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: yes non weight bearing exercise like swimming pool tub or recumbent bike are good
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Dangers?: Our physical therapists use recumbent bikes for patients with a history of back problems it gives them more lumbar support we really haven't had any ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Similar: They are very similar. Stationary bikes are more similar to a typical bicycle while a recumbent bike allows you to sit down in a chair with a back. So ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Keep up the regular: exercise but you may want to vary the type of exercise and intensity while incorporating not only cardiovascular workouts of various types with period ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawn Clancy
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Quads: Quads.
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