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Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Possibly: It can help prevent it, but it can also cause it if not performed properly. Yoga is great for improving flexibility and core strengthening. However if you are severely deconditioned and starting yoga, it's advisable you take it easy in the beginning and have a good instructor, to minimize your risk for injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

-exposed 2 forces beyond it's ability 2 handle, it causes damage R the muscle. Just like a bruise. It is first a stretch with reversibility 2 recover fully if left alone 4 a while. 2'nd is actual tear of some muscle fibers & need a longer time 2 heal, & can if big enough scar & lead 2 pain & easily aggravated . 3'rd is total tear, which can not B repaired. Also 3'rd can ...Read more


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Crushing pain under right breast came on suddenly 2 days ago, pain lessened but still there and feels like it's moved , muscle strain from yoga?

Crushing pain under right breast came on suddenly 2 days ago, pain lessened but still there and feels like it's moved , muscle strain from yoga?

Chest pain: Crushing pain should be evaluated at er, musuclar pain in chest would be aggravated positionally and with palpation. Heart pain would be assoicated with shortness of breath and sweating. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent muscle strain when lifting?

What can I do to prevent muscle strain when lifting?

Bend at the knees.: Bending at the waist when lifting is a sure fire way to strain your back...Eventually. Bend at th knees, one in front of other, and limit the weight to 10 pounds:). ...Read more

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Can muscle strain be prevented by stretching?

For the most part: Most muscle strains occur after inadequate "warming up " before physical activity. Adequate "warming up" would prepare the athlete or "weekend warrior" for battle. ...Read more

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How long for bicipital tendonitis to heal. It has been 4 months and I just got diagnosed today. before it was said to be a strained muscle?

How long for bicipital tendonitis to heal. It has been 4 months and I just got diagnosed today. before it was said to be a strained muscle?

This is an inflam-: -matory process aggravated by any over head activity. The treatment is to decrease the process with anti inflammatory meds and activity modification. You learn pretty fast what makes it worse, so you can avoid that activity. It also can respond to steroid injection, but not repetitive injections. B sure you R Cing a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Pulled muscle or tendinitis. How can I tell which one I have?

Pulled muscle or tendinitis. How can I tell which one I have?

Location: A tendon feels rope-like. Tendinitis would involve the rope-like structure. The muscle is more "meaty". The tendon attaches the muscle to the bone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can prevent muscle strains without exercising?

Can you tell me how i can prevent muscle strains without exercising?

Stretch: Stretch regularly. One should stretch 3-5 times each day. Each stretch should be held 30-90 seconds. Each stretch should be done on both sides. ...Read more

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Can stretching help reduce muscle strain?

Can stretching help reduce muscle strain?

Absolutely: Proper warmup and stretching should be part of your excercise regimen. ...Read more

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How to cure acute muscle strain without meds?

How to cure acute muscle strain without meds?

Easy: hot and cold water. Repeated change. works for me and a lot of other people I know. The secret is very cold and very hot. From my point of view. But there may be better ways. Good luck ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more