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Doctor insights on: Best Cardio Exercise For Obliques

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Are standing oblique twist, bar behind neck a good exercise?

Are standing oblique twist, bar behind neck a good exercise?

Listen to your body: The best exercise increases circulation to the entire body. A very simple one is to image your arms are a jump rope and move in a circle lifting your arms and opening tee chest wall as you gently rock or or "step" over the pretend rope. Doing this for 30 seconds every 30 minutes is great for people with sedentary jobs. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Is it possible to lose belly/abdomen fat especially on obliques, by following a diet and some abdomen exercises only? No cardio.

Is it possible to lose belly/abdomen fat especially on obliques,  by following a diet and some abdomen exercises only?  No cardio.

Yes: You would have to define ab exercises, you would need to do more than just crunches, but you could totally lose abdominal fat by doing low carb diet and pilates or yoga for instance. ...Read more

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Feel for more than month a soreness pain on left oblique area when I twist or contract/use muscles. Worst next day after exercise. What could it be?

Feel for more than month a soreness pain on left oblique area when I twist or contract/use muscles. Worst next day after exercise. What could it be?

Ab injury: You probably strained an oblique or intercostal muscle and they can take a while to improve. sometimes a few months to fully go away. would avoid significant ab/twisting motions if anything that aggravates it and heating pads, NSAIDs as needed shoulder help it resolve. ...Read more

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I have a oblique grade 3 tear posterior horn of the medial meniscus. What is the best possible treatment? For a 22 year old severe pain

I have a oblique grade 3 tear posterior horn of the medial meniscus. What is the best possible treatment? For a 22 year old severe pain

Arthroscopy: For a young person arthroscopic meniscal repair is the best solution. If the meniscus is not repairable or is in a portion of the meniscus that has a poor blood supply("white/ white" zone) , then arthroscopic partial medial menisectomy is best.Meniscal tears generally do not heal and cause pain, ' catching' etc. Even in young pts. See your ors who is proficient @ arthroscopy. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pulsing pain under right oblique, what is it?

Many causes!: There are many causes, osome of which are more common. Nonetheless, without specifics regarding pain, such location, time of day, what brings it on, etc., no answer can be given. You need to see your doctor regarding this one. A thorough hx, and physical, together with indicated tests will help define your pain! ...Read more

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Whenever I feel the left side of my obliques, I always feel small lumps and they are painful to touch. What are they and why do I have them?

Whenever I feel the left side of my obliques, I always feel small lumps and they are painful to touch. What are they and why do I have them?

Hard to know: They are lost likely small fatty tumors, albut could be a number of different things. Best to get them examined. Start with your primary care provider. Next available appointment should be fine. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello, I have been feeling this horrible sharp pain in my left side of my body and i don't know what is going on? I believe that it's exteral oblique?

Hello, I have been feeling this horrible sharp pain in my left side of my body and i don't know what is going on? I believe that it's exteral oblique?

Muscle strain?: At age 19, it's unlikely to be colon/intestinal problems. Depending on actual location, could be ovarian (cyst, torsion) or muscle strain which could be muscle strain. If it is "horrible", see you doctor promptly. ...Read more

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