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Dangers Of Back Bridge Exercises
I think some listerine went back into through nose while mouth washing. Is this dangerous? Should I be worried?
No: It doesn't sound like anything serious. Happy rinsing. ...Read more
My father has got pain in foot and as per report 5th spine is slightly reduced. He is 65.Can u recommend any exercise or medicine?
Conservative care: For most spine conditions, initial conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching) and anti-inflammatory medications is indicated. It would also be reasonable to try massage, ice or heat, or over the counter creams such as aspercreme or capsaicin creme. If your symptoms do not improve, see a physician to discuss further treatment options. ...Read more
I have a sore foot on the top & in the ankle at the back. Have had it for quite some time & do a fair bit of exercise. What should I do?
I sprained my ankle 9 weeks ago, after 6 weeks started to exercise and put weight back on my foot and now it seems have got really swollen?
You need rest: At this point you need rest. Cold pack and anti inflammatory medication. ...Read more
Is back surgery for a trapped nerve dangerous. Will my foot pain go away. I have a chronic damaged s1and s2 nerve. Foot hurts when standing?
Back surgery: There is risk with all surgery and certainly true when surgery is performed near your spinal nerves. The decision to move forward with surgery should only come after extensive discussion with your neurosurgeon, clearly outlining risks versus potential benefits. When the risk not having surgery becomes greater than risk of the surgery itself, it is time to move forward. ...Read more
Getting vibrations in big toe and tingling in foot, happens more after I do back exercise. Could this come from my back? No pain in leg.
Yes: It can be from your back and it can be from in your foot. This can be disambiguated through a thorough history and physical. Sometimes tests are helpful. ...Read more
Major back pain gone. Foot and lower leg now numb. What is danger of going untreated. Can't see specialist for 3 weeks. No MRI no PT until diagnosed?
Stress urgency: Urgent evaluation is imperative for such changes. I would call the office in the morning and request for a much sooner appointment considering you are having dynamic neurological changes. You could also go in to see your primary care physician to see if there are any other red flags that show up on a complete neurological physical examination of you in person. Don't sit on it. ...Read more
A spine surgery was done because of foot drop in my right leg. Some weakness in left leg too. Symptoms are still prevailing. Any exercises to correct
Potentially: You should definitely check with your surgeon. There are sometimes that a foot drop may just may need more time, sometimes exercises are indicated, and sometimes even a repeat MRI is indicated. Also, foot drop does not always resolve with surgery. Your surgeon will know about your case. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Yes: This will increase your risk of bleeding and infections of the nose and septum. There are a lot of bacteria trapped under the fingernails. Breaking the lining to the nose could "innoculate" the tissue and be a set-up for a bad infection. Clean your nose in a moist environment like when you shower. ...Read more
please obtain a medical evaluation by a podiatrist. Foot weakness typically involves a neurological problem that needs to be ruled out who can then guide you based on what muscles are weak.
Mark reed, dpm
diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery
website: http://www. Footpain. Org. ...Read more
Some cultures: Some cultures practice nose shaping exercises particularly in the first 3 months of life, and although their effectiveness for ears has been documented, these maneuvers have not been validated in long term studies. ...Read more
Can be normal: A myocardial bridge is when a coronary artery the normally runs on top of the heart actually dives into the muscle and is compressed with each heart beat. This isn't as bad ad it sounds because most blood flow occurs during diastole or when the heart is relaxed. Very rarely, some bridges can be symptomatic and cause angina symptoms but this should be a diagnosis of exclusion. ...Read more
I am not sure: If you are referring to pronation of the hind foot. Check out hyperpronation. Com and see if that is what your issue is. ...Read more
No: That will not change your nose size at all. Plastic surgery is the only way to do so. ...Read more
Plastic surgery: Does that. Nothing you do will make it smaller. ...Read more
Probably not: You creased the skin and pushing down will not fix it. ...Read more
What to do if I fell to a bridge (yoga position) after doing a handstand and if I bend my back I feel a pain?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
Recurrence is common: The infection can recur if your feet are exposed to the fungus again (from fungal toenails, public showers- gym and hotel). It helps to prevent recurrence by controlling foot moisture, use antifungal foot powders, and wear shower shoes in public areas. There is also a device called the sterishoe which kills 99% of fungus and bacteria in your shoes. ...Read more
Stop bridging: But seriously, if it hurts to bridge that could to an issue with the lumbar facet joints. Can be as simple as laying off it for a while, or needing a formal evaluation by a spine specialist (pm;r, orthopaedic spine surgeon). Possible unstable spondylolishthesis as well. ...Read more
Common cold?: A viral cause is the correct answer 99 percent of the time. This can be managed with warm salt water rinses of the back of the mouth and acetomenophen if necessary. Fever may cause uneasiness and back ache, but to be certain, go see a doctor! Any uneasiness may be a reason to seek help in person, as the general symptoms you ask about may be leading to something more important than the common cold. ...Read more
Calcium build up: The heel bone can have spurs or bone build up in many areas but most commonly to the back of the heel and to the bottom of the heel. The spur on the bottom of the heel is not normally the source of pain but the plantar facsii that is attached to it can be inflamed. The spur to the back of the heel can frequently be very painful with standing, walking, shoes or even light pressure. ...Read more
You never lost them: Arches are high or low naturally; they are stable or unstable. If unstable, they "flatten" too much and need to be controlled via orthotics and supportive shoegear. You're not going to re-create an arch, you're merely going to support/stabilize/control the arch you have. ...Read more