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Groin Pain (Definition)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends ...Read more


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I dislocated my shoulder. Which exercises can I do to stop the pain?

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I dislocated my shoulder. Which exercises can I do to stop the pain?

Safe exercises: For an anterior dislocation after a few days of rest and immobilization start with pendulum exercises and shrugs. Over the next few weeks increase the range of motion. Use a broomstick held in front of the body and move it side to side then upwards to the shoulder level and finally overhead. Always avoid positions that reproduce the sense of instability. Next, start gradual resistance exercises. ...Read more

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Can I use a sling to ease my bursitis pain in my elbow?

Can I use a sling to ease my bursitis pain in my elbow?

Yes: Yes, but this is not the definitive treatment. The sling should only be used for short term rest. ...Read more

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What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

Spine nerve irritate: Many physical therapy sites will show you the best stretches for your muscles. You may have back nerve root irritation with significant muscle spasms, esp deep spasms which cannot be really stretched with exercise. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate shoulder pain in my arm while I do push-ups?

What can I do to alleviate shoulder pain in my arm while I do push-ups?

Avoid deep push ups: While it may be a better workout to go all the way down in your pushups, if this is causing shoulder pain it may help to stop before your elbows go behind your back. Keeping your elbows in front of you will put less stress on your shoulder. ...Read more

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What can I use to help upper back pain when camping?

What can I use to help upper back pain when camping?

Nerve root irritatio: If you are already having pains and should not be lifting heavy camping equipment on your back and shoulders. You must lighten your load and sleep with a cervical pillow.You may have neck nerve root irritation. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitatio. ...Read more

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I have a pinched nerve in my Trapezius. What can i do to? and how long would it take to heal? The pain spreads to my Neck, upper & lower back & arms.

I have a pinched nerve in my Trapezius.
What can i do to? and how long would it take to heal?
The pain spreads to my Neck, upper & lower back & arms.

Depends: It is a little unusual to have a "pinched nerve in my trapezius" as you put it. Pinched nerves in the neck are fairly common, or muscular injuries to the trapezius also. I would encourage you to be seen if it does not get better soon. ...Read more

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Ia have severe muscle pain at my thighs after i did squats and other exercise what to do to relieve pain ??? Shoud I rub it

Ia have severe muscle pain at my thighs after i did squats and other exercise what to do to relieve pain ??? Shoud I rub it

Rest, ice for first: 24 hours, then gentle heat thereafter. Otc NSAIDs will help. You can get massage. If it persists beyond a few days, you should see a doctor to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read more

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How can I heal an imflamed muscle in my back?

How can I heal an imflamed muscle in my back?

Fast Healing: A sprain is when a ligament or tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, pain, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), rest, and motrin/advil are the keys to maximize healing. Rest is best. ...Read more

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Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Depends: If its an acute problem rest and alternate heat and cold as tolerated. If its chronic muscle strengthening may be helpful to prevent future problems. See a doc or physical therapist to get specifics.You need to make sure you dont have a ruptured disc before doing any therapy. Make sure if your doing routine execise that you are doing them properly and its not the cause as well. ...Read more

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What can I use to relieve my lower back stiffness?

What can I use to relieve my lower back stiffness?

Stretch & ezercise: For most, simple stretching and exercise auffices. Heat can help as can some over the counter remedies and medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprophen or naproxen. ...Read more

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What to do about neck/shoulder/back pain- can I use pain pill and topical cream?

What to do about neck/shoulder/back pain- can I use pain pill and topical cream?

Depends: On what's in the topical cream. If you're using prescription topical cream like voltaren (diclofenac) gel or PENNSAID along with medications like naproxen, ibuprophen or others, then it could hurt your stomach and or kidneys. If you take herbal creams, it shouldn't be an issue. ...Read more

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Sharp lower back pain. It hurts to bend and touch my toes. What can I do to help my back heal and to rid the pain?

Sharp lower back pain. It hurts to bend and touch my toes. What can I do to help my back heal and to rid the pain?

Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc degeneration which is the rule not exception. If symptoms persist. Core strength is a start: pilates/yoga/piyo, nsaid's, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better but requires a doc's rx. Loosen up those hamstrings, too. ...Read more

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I have a trapped nerve in my back that causes pain to shoot down my arm. Ibuprofen does not to work. How can I fix it?How can I relieve the pain?

Surgery: If it is a trapped nerve then an anti-inflammatory drug will decrease inflammation but not fix the nerve. Surgery will fix the trapping. I would have a physical therapist work to make certain it is not an issue with a muscle group - and then see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I strained my quad, what can I do to help deal with the pain while playing on it?

Compression wrap: If the strain is minor, you may use a compression sleeve or wrap around the thigh. You may also apply an icy hot product prior to activity and do a proper warm up. An NSAID such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) prior to activity will help with reduction of inflammation. Ice after activity. If it is a more serious strain it would be a good idea to give it a rest or else you can make it worse. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder? I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if i work out.

What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder?  I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if i work out.

Ortho evaluation: If you still have pain after appropriate strengthening exercises then you probably have an unstable shoulder. This needs to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon as you might need stabilization surgery. ...Read more

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Can I just use a brace to take my low back pain away?

Yes and No: Back pain has many potential causes. Some of these causes are benign and others can be more serious. A properly fitted back brace could help with posture and support and symptomatically some patients find back braces really help to relieve pressure on their back. However, it is important to be worked up by your doctor for back pain if it persists. ...Read more

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How do I relieve the pain in my groin area after playing football?

How do I relieve the pain in my groin area after playing football?

Ice, rest nsaids: I would start with ice, rest and an NSAID medication if the symptoms do not resolve within a few days you should be examined some of the severe groin injuries can take 6-8 weeks to heal. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more