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A 36-year-old member asked:

What is a good low impact exercise for injury recovery?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Depends on injury: Exercising in water is the best and lowest impact for starting off a "low impact" program. Your doc can order a physical therapy program that is specific to your condition and the stage of your recovery.
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
On the road again.: Of course, this impossible to answer without knowing the area and description of the injury. Having said that, I like bicycle riding. It can either be stationary or on the road.

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Last updated Oct 28, 2015


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