Top
20
Doctor insights on: Can Massage Therapy And Stretching Be Used To Improve Flexibility In My Hips

Share
1

1
Can massage therapy and stretching be used to improve flexibility in my hips?

Can massage therapy and stretching be used to improve flexibility in my hips?

Yes, unless...: In most people, massage and stretching can improve the flexibility of any joint in the body. If there is an abnormality or disease process that interferes with the joint, the improvement may be limited. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
Can yoga also help in strengthening muscles- i need to strengthen calves/upperarms/back ?

Can yoga also help in strengthening muscles- i need to strengthen calves/upperarms/back ?

Yoga is Best: Yes. Of course. Your instructor should be made aware of your concerns about your body so that the appropriate yoga activity can be included in your yoga session to work on the areas of concern. ...Read more

3

3
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

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Can ankle braces help plantar fascitis? Pain in fascia and tender.? Any advice besids the normal rice, stretch and strengthen and massage

Can ankle braces help plantar fascitis? Pain in fascia and tender.? Any advice besids the normal rice, stretch and strengthen and massage

Night splints???: There are some night splints to help stretch out the plantar fascia while you sleep. Some of these look like ankle braces, but provide a completely different service to you. You should also use replacement supportive insoles like spenco total support or rx orthotics. See a podiatrist for details. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How can I remove putty, the kind used to strengthen muscles in physical therapy?

How can I remove putty, the kind used to strengthen muscles in physical therapy?

Soap and water...: I do not know what 'putty' you are referring to; but plain old fashion soap and water should remove it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are the exercises apropriate for the massage therapists to improve hand strength and coordination?

What are the exercises apropriate for the massage therapists to improve hand strength and coordination?

Yours? Or theirs?: Massage usually is not for strengthening the patient. For the therapist, gripping, muscle toning with repetitive light weights, flexibility are all important items ...Read more

9

9
How to do for loosen broken ankles in terms of physical therapy exercises?

How to do for loosen broken ankles in terms of physical therapy exercises?

Many: Assuming your physician has allowed exercises to begin for your fracture, there are many exercises to work on range of motion and strengthening. Sometimes aqua therapy is recommended for motion and to help decrease swelling and weight on the limb during healing. Your physician should give you specific exercises to perform or refer you to a physical therapist for treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?

How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?

Biofeedback can: be helpful for muscle pain as well as for the anxiety and depression seen in your history. It is natural and non-invasive and can empower you to manage these conditions w/out the machines eventually. Peace and good health. Please see a licensed professional such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in biofeedback. ...Read more

12

12
How can I treat lower back pain with massage therapy techniques?

How can I treat lower back pain with massage therapy techniques?

Sure: Many people find relief with massage therapy. Ask questions about the technique your therapist uses, and if it hurts, speak up. Unfortunately, many people only get temporarily relief from massage. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
I have bad neck and shoulder pain. Can you suggest some physical therapy techniques? My massager is irritating the skin because of excess use.

I have bad neck and shoulder pain. Can you suggest some physical therapy techniques? My massager is irritating the skin because of excess use.

See below: Unfortunately there is not enough room in this box to give the detail needed to answer your question. Get your physician to refer you to a physical therapist and get started learning how to treat your neck from home. Most of these will focus on your posture. ...Read more

14

14
Can gene therapy be used in re-gaining muscle strength?

Can gene therapy be used in re-gaining muscle strength?

No: As the technology stands now, the quick answer is no. ...Read more

15

15
Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Can yoga therapy help a person with tight leg muscles?

Simple MSK?: Yoga helps a variety of problems, including balance, muscle imbalances, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, insomnia, mood porblems, and many more. I encourage you to give it a try--many studios have introductory packages. Each instructor and class has their own feeling, so try a few before you lay out a lot of money. ...Read more

18

18
How to strengthen ligaments and tendons in finger ? Through naturally and also by taking any supplements will it help to strenghten the ligaments ?

How to strengthen ligaments and tendons in finger ? Through naturally and also by taking any supplements will it help to strenghten the ligaments ?

No: You cannot strengthen ligaments. If you are " loose jointed" it's usually inherited. You can strengthen the tendons about your hand( extensor and flexor) most easily by squeezing a ' grip' ball or a grip- strengthening device. ...Read more

20

20
Will yoga help with rehabilitation of my hip arthroplasty?

Will yoga help with rehabilitation of my hip arthroplasty?

It could: but you need to make sure that you are following the precautions that are set forward by your surgeon ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers