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walking strengthens quadriceps

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Strain: In my experience strain of the hamstrings take longer to heal. Treat your quadricep strain by avoiding strenuous leg exercise. Some slow walking shoul ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Possibilities: Consider a pinched nerve due to disque at L-3,4 but also sacroiliac dysfunction and even meralgia paresthetica. If you have diabetes, could be metabo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need to be evaluted: Steroids can cause muscle atrophy weakness and tendinitis, some time just rest and taking it easy will help the pain but if it does not get better you ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy.: Your musculature may have become weakened with the complete rest. You may benefit from physical therapy. Consult your doctor to see if that would be a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Quadricep pain can cause those symptoms. It is a large muscle that provides most of the power for the lower extremity so there can be alot of dysfun ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Quads strength: Squats/ leg extensions are effective to strengthen the quadriceps muscle.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not generally: If you have no current symptoms with exercise and have no known significant underlying disease you should be fine. If you develop symptoms see your d ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
61 years experience Cardiology
Not fast: Walking has a conditioning effect on the heart, in that, at the same level of exercise, the heart will gradually train itself to do the same amount o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
exercsise: These are both great exercises. You can do a cross training program with bicycling and walking on alternated days. Add in some weight training and yo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Please minimize use!: I'm sorry to not provide the answer you're looking for. I don't know if there are any exercises that help you wear high heels more, but even if ther ... Read More

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