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Can I Exercise With A Bruised Tailbone
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
Exercise Gently: Quote Dr. John Lyftogt: "Rest is not a stimulus for repair." Gentle exercise stimulates blood and lymphatic flow & repair.Go easy. If knee is fractured, a certain amount of rest is required.If pain fails to subside within 3-6 weeks, it may be more than a bruise: fibular displacement or femoral nerve inflammation, for example.Seeing a dr. knowledgeable about chronic injury may then be appropriate. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with a rib fracture or bruise as it can be said...What diet do I take to enhance early back to work routine?
Balanced diet: Agree with dr. Merriman. Key is complete and balanced diet. Supplemental vitamins and minerals as needed under the guidance of your family physician. That said, the most critical thing in rib bruise and/or minor fracture is to keep active, deep breath and simple stretching exercises. Do not tape or wrap or restrict your chest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small indent in my shin that hurts with added pressure. Also, it hurts severely after running. It gets better with rest. Any ideas?
Indent on tibia: hello, this sounds like and old scar on the anterior border of the tibia pulling with motion. I can't be sure without seeing it. You should see your doc and mention this for accurate diagnosis thanks ...Read more
What can I do at home for a painful shoulder?I have full mobility and strength, it just hurts to move it.'been told I have a bone spur and arthritis.
I have sore feet and right diagnosed with mortons neuroma so is a stationary bike ok to use for exercise or will it aggravate the condition?
Yes: Provided little or no pressure is over the forefoot or over the neuroma, you should have no problem. If, however, while doing the exercise, or the next day, you have pain, then you should listen to your body and modify or discontinue. Cycling, if done properly, should not aggravate a neuroma. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which lower body lifting exercises can I do with a meniscal injury. My doctor has cleared me for walking and stairs without a brace or krutches?
Need more info: Do you have a mensical tear? If you do and had a surgical menisectomy, usually my patients are walking within a few days, then stationary biking, then running in 3-4 weeks. Things like stairs and crouching are variable based on quad strength and body weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very dangerous: If you have a recent abdominal injury and someone has told you your spleen is injured in ANY way, you should avoid any activity that could put strain on abdomen or risk another injury. Splenic rupture is a major cause of death from injury. Ask your doctor what s/he meant by "bruised spleen" and when you can resume normal activities. ...Read more
What kind of exercises can I do with a stress fracture in my foot? Also, once i heal, can I try running again? Was doing couch-5k program.
Nonweightbearing: Swimming, upper body workouts are usually safe to do but check with your doctor first. Once you are healed, it might take a transition period to return to normal shoes, then normal activities, then walking then light jogging. This can take place over a 2-3 week period once your doctor gives the okay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: You can do all the exewrcises for the upper extremities and if it a walking cast you can use the stepper.Can do all sort of isometric exercises.Sitting down you can do quad estrengthening.Do you have a cast or a boot?Againg all depend of your fx type and ibstructions given by your physician. ...Read more
I pulled muscles in upper buttocks and have a muscle knot. It's been a month what can I do? Will acupuncture work or using a tennis ball?
Acupuncture is : Awesome for pulled muscles. Gua sha (scraping) is also very helpful for breaking down roapy bands and trigger points. ...Read more
I fractured a transverse process a little over a month ago, I have started walking and biking, when will it be safe for me to lift weights again?
Fracture: The transverse processes are the little wings that stick out from the side of the lumbar vertebra. Small muscles attach to them. Any fracture takes 6-12 weeks to heal. Sometimes these little parts of the bone don't heal back normally, but this is rarely a problem. I recommend my patients to hold off on heavy lifting for 6-8 weeks after an injury like this. ...Read more
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