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Are There Good Rehab Exercises To Help Inflamed Joints Feel Better
Yes: We commonly tell our patients to focus on high repetition, low resistance type exercises. Think stationary bike with no resistance, or repetitive exercises in a pool.... For a focused workout targeting a specific joint or extremity, talk to your primary care physician and consider a visit to physical therapy to get educated on long term activities which can keep your joints healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How fresh?: Generally speaking, a dislocated elbow, if it is reduced, need to be immobilized three weeks then begin rom.. This is to diminish the chance of redislocation. If all is stable after three wks, then acive only range of motion should be done. That is, what your muscles can do to move the joint back and forth. It is common to loose motion permeantly. Good luck. See an occupational therapist. ...Read more
Are there exercises that I can do to improve my joint flexibility, strength, and fitness, and to relieve my pain?
Are there safe exercises (other then water exercises) people with lupus can do without further hurting our already painful joints?
What can I do to help the ALS pain and mobility looking to hear others views is water therapy good and is chiropractic really not good for ALS thanks ?
Water therapy: Will likely benefit more than chiropractic care ...Read more
Strengthening: Exercises will not "heal" the torn rotator cuff but can help with the symptoms associated with tendinitis or a tear in some instances. Rotator cuff strengthening with theraband as well as periscapular or shoulder blade muscle strengthening would be helpful. See a therapist for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch first!: With any muscle injury, rehabilitation starts with stretching the muscle, then start strengthening. Hip flexors can be worked with a straight leg raise while lying on your back, with the knee bent or straight, with or without an ankle weight. Isometrics can be performed in the sitting position by pushing down on your knee with your hand while lifting the knee. ...Read more
What exercises will help me recover from arthroscopy? Are there certain exercises that will help me recover from a knee arthroscopy more quickly?
Peroneal tendon: Strengthening excersises, achilles tendon stretches and strengthening. ...Read more
Couple: Keep the foot elevated and take medication as prescribed. ...Read more
Dance, any kind: Not just ballet, but partnered dance, zumba, line dancing, tap, belly dance, nia, essentially anything that has you learning to move your body to music. Maybe it's just me, but i think music makes everyone more graceful, especially if you pay attention to how the music makes you "feel" rather than how you think you "look". If you can do it safely, try shutting your eyes to be less self-conscious. ...Read more
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