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Have to be on crutches and now have aching arms and blisters on hands! What can I do to help this? Tried plasters but don't stay on and achy shoulders

Have to be on crutches and now have aching arms and blisters on hands! What can I do to help this? Tried plasters but don't stay on and achy shoulders

Depends: It depends on the nature of the problem for which you have be on crutches. A wheelchair may be an option if you are having so much trouble. If it is simply a foot or lower leg problem, there is also a device that has wheels on it and you bend your knee and put full weight through your femus and not your lower leg. This requires minimal use of your arms. Talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read more

Crutches (Definition)

Crutches are devices held beneath the armpits to support the body in walking after an injury to ...Read more


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Arms sore after workout two days ago, what to do?

Arms sore after workout two days ago, what to do?

Rest: My thought not knowing your overall level of fitness or what you actually did to work out is that you overdid it. If you are sore for a day, that's pretty much normal. But if your soreness lasts 2-3 days, you may be overdoing it. Perhaps some ice or NSAIDs would help your symptoms. Think baseball pitcher with ice on the shoulder after a game. ...Read more

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I worked out my arms two days ago. And they're only a little sore today. Can i work them out again?

I worked out my arms two days ago. And they're only a little sore today. Can i work them out again?

Arm Muscle Soreness: Muscle soreness after working out is common and frequently occurs 24-48 hrs after the particular workout that caused the soreness. Sometimes referred to as DOMS (delay of muscle soreness) it is a normal response to a good workout as your muscles are growing and responding to a new level of activity. Drink lots of fluids and stretching will help post workout. ...Read more

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Both of my arms are very sore, and it feels like I lifted weights or got a shot but I haven't done either. Should I be concerned?

Both of my arms are very sore, and it feels like I lifted weights or got a shot but I haven't done either. Should I be concerned?

Muscle pain: At your age it is uncommon to have any serious problems. Muscle soreness can happen from inflammation, infection drug induced and physical exertion. If the symptoms does not get better with may be some tylenol (acetaminophen) and good hydration have it checked out ...Read more

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Why do my arms feel sore when I put on deodorant?

Why do my arms feel sore when I put on deodorant?

Irritation: The re-application daily can cause a chemical irritation may need to take a break. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my shoulders and arms sore when i cough?

Why do I feel my shoulders and arms sore when i cough?

Common: Prolonged coughing is known to cause pain in the muscles and especially upper body due to the shaking in the muscles, ligaments, bones it causes. If you feel like there is more to the story we need to know, you might describe your symptoms and the course of your disease so we could tap into that deeper. Ibuprofen or naproxe unless contraindicated, can help. Treating cough is essential as well. ...Read more

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Really sore arms after lifting weights. Is this normal?

Really sore arms after lifting weights. Is this normal?

That is quite common: Allow those muscles to rest before you work that part of your body again. You might want to start with lower weights and reps and work up. ...Read more

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My arms are sore from push ups. What's a good way to treat this?

My arms are sore from push ups. What's a good way to treat this?

If the pain: Is significant - rest your body and workup to higher reps over time. Acupuncture is excellent for this purpose. ...Read more