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Can Strengthening Your Abs At The Gym Help You Not Get Inguinal Hernias
No.: Inguinal hernias occur at natural weak points of the abdominal wall. We believe that chronic "wear-and-tear" can lead to a hole forming in the muscle in susceptible people, which manifests itself as a hernia. Therefore, what you think may be helping you can actually increase the risk of a hernia developing. In contrast, obesity is a risk factor, as well, so your best bet is aerobic exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Inguinal hernias in general get bigger with time. This is because any abdominal pressure increases force that pushes it out and there is no counteracting force to push it back in. Strong abs do not cause inguinal hernias to go back in. ...Read more
If exercise will not correct diastasis recti in men...what exercises can men do to get stronger stomach muscles..that won't make the diastasis worse?
Work: Or go to a gym and look for them. ...Read more
Walking: After inguinal hernia surgery, strenuous exercise is contraindicated for a period of time, depending on the type and complexity of repair. A period of rest (1-2 days) followed by walking as tolerated is best. You cannot strengthen the tissues with exercise before or after this type of surgery but you can cause failure or chronic problems by over stressing the repair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As tolerated: Your activity level should be based on pain and discomfort caused by the hernia. This is also the general instructions for after a hernia is repaired surgically. There are a wide variety of abdominal hernias ranging from relatively "simple" to highly complex. Best to see a general surgeon for a consultation in order to make an informed decision. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which exercises without machine can be used to expand my buttox. I can't go gym so i want do buttox enlarge exercise at home?
Interesting: Ice cream may work best. But for exercises at home, lunges, squats, and deep knee bends all use yur gluteal muscles and may help you tone up. As for enlarging it, in all seriousness you'd probably need a weight room for that. ...Read more
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The best and most: Balanced are exercises that strengthen the core...Front, back and sides of the trunk. Have a good trainer MAP out a regemin for u. ...Read more
Training and diet: You'll need to lose your body fat, which is done most easily by aerobic training and sensible eating. Then you'll need to find a form of resistance training for your ab muscles that you enjoy. I recommend cable / rope pull-downs. You've set a great goal for yourself. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tried scissors?: Workouts that incorporate hip flexion, such as leg lifts, scissors, pulse-ups work the lower abs. Don't forget about your obliques which contribute to your 'v' as well. ...Read more
After a hemorrhoidectamy, can you go back to lifting weights or will it cause a reoccurance? If not what about push/sit/pull ups instead are those ok?
Wait: I would wait at least 6 week before doing heavy lifting. You should speak with your surgeon to see what their recommendations are for activity after that. The biggest issue with recurrent hemorrhoids is straining at hard stool, so make sure you are increasing your fiber intake or using a stool softener like miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily to maintain toothpaste consistency stools. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrist strenght: Using clay or putty can help strengthen wrists. ...Read more
I want to get in shape over the summer. What are the best exercises for lifting and toning the glutes?
What Pilates exercises should I avoid if 3 months out from an umbilical hernia repair and a rectocele repair? What would be the best exercises for me?
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