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Are there good rehab exercises to help inflamed joints feel better?

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 more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

See a therapist: Several exercises can help with this. They need to be directly taught to you. I suggest you see a physcal therapist. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to help make my wrist tendonitis feel better?

What are the best exercises to help make my wrist tendonitis feel better?

Rest: The best thing for tendinitis is typically rest. Exercises often inflame the tendons further, causing more problems. You might even consider wearing a splint for a week or two until the inflammation settles down a bit. ...Read more

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What are some good workouts to help with shoulder muscles?

What are some good workouts to help with shoulder muscles?

Deltoids: Deltoid strengthening, lat pull downs, bench press, flys, low rows for rhomboids, and rotator cuff strengthening with bands. Avoid millitary press. Here is a link that may help prevent injury and keep your shoulder strong. http://nycsportsmed.com/tennis-shoulder-tuned.html. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to help a dislocated elbow?

What are good exercises to help a dislocated elbow?

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

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What are good exercises to strengthen an arthritic knee?

What are good exercises to strengthen an arthritic knee?

Low impact exercises: In general, low impact exercises are best for arthritic knees. Cycling and swimming are good examples. ...Read more

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Are there exercises that I can do to improve my joint flexibility, strength, and fitness, and to relieve my pain?

Are there exercises that I can do to improve my joint flexibility, strength, and fitness, and to relieve my pain?

Yes: Yoga can help improve flexibility, strength and fitness. There are many exercises you can use, but yoga does it gently. With regard to your pain, how you relieve it depends upon what causes it. ...Read more

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Are there safe exercises (other then water exercises) people with lupus can do without further hurting our already painful joints?

Are there safe exercises (other then water exercises) people with lupus can do without further hurting our already painful joints?

Weight: Anything that is comfortable for you such as biking or swimming. You may want to get a personal trainer in the gym or go to physical therapy to know more about ap