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What exercise can I do with a strained latissimus dorsi

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Careful stretching.: Avoid pull downs until it has healed. You can do curls, triceps and exercises with the upper arms close to the body.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
2-6 weeks: Most "strains" or muscle tears take 2-6 weeks to go through the first round of healing.There after the muscle needs to be strengthened and warmed up p ... Read More
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks: Muscle tears can take 6 weeks to improve. If it is continually agravated can even take longer.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Test, avoid sports: Due to the chronic nature of your problem i think you will require some physical therapy the fact that the injury has not resolved over 4 months te ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Possibly: If there is a mild grade 1 sprain, one might be able to exercise with a brace that provides medial/ lateral if there is a grade 2 or 3 sprain, y ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lundin
27 years experience Neurosurgery
You can likely : Continue to exercise but you may want to see a personal trainer or a physical therapist to ensure you are doing things correctly and stretching well t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Exercise: The risk of falls in the Impi challenge is very worrying/risky! Who knows what the surprise obstacles might be? Talk to your Ob-Gyn, this is worth go ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Farley
10 years experience General Practice
Nerve associated: With only those brief details, these 'twinges' could be nerve pain possible stemming from compression... especially if the pain 'shoots' down your leg ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Activity: If you were strained and shaky after about 30 minutes, you need to "slow down" a bit until you are comfortable enough to get back where you wanted. Ta ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?muscular: It may not be true swelling but it sounds like a muscular symptom and not a kidney problem. If these symptoms persist,see your physician for evaluatio ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
RICE: Rest, apply ice, compression and ease off that leg. With time (1-2 weeks) and limited activity, may help you regain your leg function back. If it pe ... Read More
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