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What's the best weight-loss home delivery program? Seattle sutton?

What's the best weight-loss home delivery program? Seattle sutton?

Wtloss home delivery: The positives about home delivery are portion control and ease of use.I imagine the companies that deal in home delivery would allow you to purchase a "sample" program to see if the food is to your taste after all, if the food is not to your liking-you will not becommitted to the program. I still advocate one"regular" type family meal per day. Please have your dr evaluate the nutritional content. ...Read more

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4months post ACL surgery, hamstring autograft, 22yrs, badminton coach.Wat is good or bad pain cuz my top of knee sumtime pains doin exercises.

4months post ACL surgery, hamstring autograft, 22yrs, badminton coach.Wat is good or bad pain cuz my top of knee sumtime pains doin exercises.

Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace or injections. This is common after surgery as your muscles controlling the patella are out of shape. ...Read more

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Seax power very weeck?

Seax power very weeck?

Libido Too Low: This common problem is usually related to fatigue, depression, or stress for someone your age. The mental health component of erections and sexual desire is very powerful. You may have to come to terms with what else is doing on in your life; you very well may have to do a blood test for thyroid levels. But, this does not have to be a permanent problem. ...Read more

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I got exertional compartment syndrome after doing indoor spinning class after training outdoors for a month in 87 humidity 92 deg heat?

I got exertional compartment syndrome after doing indoor spinning class after training outdoors for a month in 87 humidity 92 deg heat?

Possible seek consul: Compartment syndrome can be diagnosed b y measuring the pressure in the compartment during an episode. Exercise can be done to induce symptoms while pressure is obtained to confirm diagnosis. A fasciotomy of the appropriate compartment should relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Knee arthroscopic surg. Aug.9 cannot walk/do house chores w/o major pain. Oa, 49. Do I need injections or knee replacement. Pain moves around kneecap?

Knee arthroscopic surg. Aug.9 cannot walk/do house chores w/o major pain. Oa, 49. Do I need injections or knee replacement. Pain moves around kneecap?

Let me help you: You must a major problem in the knee found during the arthroscopy? Some of the injections could help temporary and some on the long term basis. I think eventually you may required knee replacement. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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26y, m, vegan 354pg/ml b12.Sleep 14' mayan hammock, 1920s apt possible lead in walls/dust. Recurring lg veins+foot pad tingling/pain ~4hr mornings.Thx!

26y, m, vegan 354pg/ml b12.Sleep 14' mayan hammock, 1920s apt possible lead in walls/dust.  Recurring lg veins+foot pad tingling/pain ~4hr mornings.Thx!

Toxin metals: There is a possibility and could be tested for toxin metals . We do offer chelation therapy for eliminations of toxin metals and other health benefits. Please go to acam.Org website for further details about chelation and other alternative treatments. ...Read more

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Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Does jumping jump rope for one month help me touch a basketball hoop?

Probably not: This will help with endurance and fast twitch muscle fibers, but not much for an increase in vertical leap. ...Read more

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Shoulder tendonitis for 6 months. Seen orthopaedic, given NSID, did 7 physio. Slightly better. Rehab exercises at home. Weekly ultrasound, TENs help?

Shoulder tendonitis for 6 months. Seen orthopaedic, given NSID, did 7 physio. Slightly better. Rehab exercises at home. Weekly ultrasound, TENs help?

Probably not: If treatments not helping consider ultrasound guided tendon injection of platelet rich plasma to enhance healing. Ultrasound guided needling of the tendon can be done at the same time to cause increased blood flow in the affected area. Remember this is not really tendonitis (implies inflammation) but degenerative tendon changes called tendonosis or tendonopathy. ...Read more

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6 yes post op rotator cuff, major cracking when i light strengthening exercises. 7 lb mx. Scar tissue ? Or should I worry?

6 yes post op rotator cuff, major cracking when i light strengthening exercises. 7 lb mx. Scar tissue ? Or should I worry?

Hard to say: There is a term called crepitance and is the crunching sound heard when arthritic joint is moved. You may have developed some arthritis, possibly related to your previous tear. Consider being seen as there are other potential causes as well. ...Read more

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I'm 10 weeks post op rotator cuff repair surgery & been in pt for 5 weeks.Still don't have full rom &cannot lift arm above my head.Should i be alarmed?

I'm 10 weeks post op rotator cuff repair surgery & been in pt for 5 weeks.Still don't have full rom &cannot lift arm above my head.Should i be alarmed?

No: Arthroscopic rot. Cuff repair is a very common procedure. The time it takes to regain nearly full motion ( and strength) depends on several factors: the size of your tear and the strength of your repair, any associated pathology(frozen shoulder, arthritic changes, etc), your preoperative rom, and your motivation and experience of your therapist.After just 5 wks of therapy you are doing fine! gl! ...Read more

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Acl recon 3/22, pt 3x wk, lots swell/inflam, started jas splints 5/15 but flex stuck at 101 w/o stretch and 107-109 with. Ext is -2. Mua only option?

Acl recon 3/22, pt 3x wk, lots swell/inflam, started jas splints 5/15 but flex stuck at 101 w/o stretch and 107-109 with. Ext is -2. Mua only option?

Knee Arthroscopy: You may be experiencing arthrofibrosis which is an inflammatory condition characterized by development of scar tissue. Continue with the jas splint and pt; you may benefit from an intra-articular corticosteroid injection or Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack. Even though your experience is atypical, there is still ample opportunity for resolution before operative intervention. ...Read more

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22 yr, badminton coach. 3months post ACL reconstruction, hamstring autograft. Can i split my daily daily exercises into parts? Or do it in one stroke.?

22 yr, badminton coach. 3months post ACL reconstruction, hamstring autograft. Can i split my daily daily exercises into parts? Or do it in one stroke.?

Can split: It's ok to split your daily exercises into parts. As long as you are consistently doing your exercises, i think you will be fine. Do see your surgeon if you notice that you are not progressing well with your exercises. ...Read more

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Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Knee Pain: Many issues that could be causing your pain, without evaluating you its hard to assess. It could be a lateral meniscus pain, lateral collateral ligament issue, hairline fracture, patellar ligament pain, fibular head dislocation, etc... I would suggest seeing a properly trained sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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