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Weights gym safe disc bulge L 4 5 mirror doing leg press that seated and squats and lunges I no got build up core?
Back pain: Lunges and squats really put a lot of stress on the low back. You risk converting a bulging disc into a herniated disc. Isometric exercises are better to build the core muscles. A weight lifting belt can protect the low back if you have to do the lunges and squats. Consult with a personal trainer to avoid further injury to the low back. ...Read more
Can lhermittes sign be from excessive exercise? Ex.Stair running, sit ups, weight lifting, sprints, etc?
Lhermitte phenomenon: Is a transient sensory symptom described as an electric shock radiating down the spine or into the limbs w/ flexion (forward movement) of the neck, but can occur with the least movement of the head or neck. Most frequently encountered in ms, can also be seen with other lesions of the cervical cord ( tumors, cervical disc herniation, myelopathy and following trauma). ...Read more
Do cardio walk & low impact leg exercises. After exercising i stretch my entire body for 20 minutes. Why are my hamstrings sore despite stretching?
Muscle soreness: It could be normal for the muscle to become sore when the routine changes, or the exercise is strenuous enough to cause some lactic acidosis in the muscle tissue...One needs to be sure the hamstrings are the source of pain and that the pain does not result from back problems. ...Read more
Suffering tightness in calf when climbing several flights of stairs, or running up hills. Tightness goes after rest, or walking or running on level?
Clarification?: This sounds like intermittent claudication or leriche syndrome in which there is not enough blood or (circulation) to the legs during activity. I recommend seeing a doctor and checking the arterial circulation in the aorta and the lower extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With a tailbone injury can you do strength training w weights ie squats,leg press, hip abducter and cardio - elliptical?
Varies: It varies somewhat based on the severity of the injury. If it is a fracture, you would be well suited to avoid exercises that put extra strain on that area such as seated military press, etc for 6-8 weeks. If it was more of a soft tissue injury, than basically you would just try to keep your activities to such a level that your pain is not aggravated, but could increase them as tolerated. ...Read more
Pain in both calves when walking up stairs and when using a exercising bike any leg lift exercising machine. No problem using a treadmill .
Calf pain: I doubt that your pain is related to circulation but that can't be ruled out without being seen for an evaluation. It is more likely that your pain is muscular, related to a ligament, or a tendon. Any new medicines that you are taking? At this point, we can't do much better than offer a guess. I would suggest that you see your doctor.. ...Read more
Take a Break: Agree with dr. E and dr.G about walking and stretching. Prevent computer/tech stiffness by varying your activities every 20-30 minutes. Don't be glued to the screen. Easy stretches to do at your desk can be found at: http://myappleaday.Com/?P=914 good luck. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: If your main concern is avoiding injury then the controlled motion of a stair stepper is probably safer. But the repetitive motion of a machine that never changes can cause overuse injury as well. The good thing about walking real stairs is that you are always slightly changing your stride and foot placement. Those changes in joint contact are beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to tone and slim down calves? I'm already doing 100 squats, 100 sit ups and 10 abdominal crunches per day to tone and slim down rest of body.
Calf raises?: Calf raises are simply raising up onto your toes - done repeatedly. You can get more bang for the buck by carefully doing these on a raised surface so that your heels drop down further and make your calves work harder. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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M 22 year old girl virgin. I do heavy weight training exercises in gym can doing squats,lunges,& exercising on leg press machine in gym break hymen?
No, but...: It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter. So, ignore the hymen. Usually, only in cases of alleged sexual assault upon girls and women do we physicians engage in the careful examination of hymens, collecting evidence of physical damage to be used later in courts of law. In normal everyday life, people should not be "checking hymens" nor thinking about whether they are broken or not broken. ...Read more
I drink enough water while exercise and i still get a pounding headache after . Even running out in the sun for a while . I also get tired quickly .
Should i take someone to the ER who has a very deep cut to the bottom of their left foot from a very sharp knife? He has been standing in the tub running cold water over the foot for over an hour. The bleeding has slowed up greatly but when he removes th
And getting sensitive to sound. Worse at ballgames, with shrill noise, running water. So what should I do?
What would cause an ice cold sensation down the back of my neck and running down my back? It feels like ice cold water but, I'm dry.
Nerve symptom: This sensation could be due to irritability or mild inflammation of superficial nerve endings in that region. Apparently there is no pain, tingling or pins and needles sensations which are also seen with nerve ending irritability or neuropathy. If symptoms persist consult a neurologist who may also check for deficiencies of vitamin b12, calcium, magnesium, potassium or for diabetes. ...Read more
My ll area is hurting bad, I have dis-center-grated disc the pain is unbearable today it feel like water is running down my back plus the stabbing ?
Need definitive diag: A cat scan would get you a diagnosis! then proper treatment. ...Read more
Yes it well: As long as you don't increase your caloric intake. ...Read more
50f been running for a year has little to no sweat now and over heats. Run 5 miles under 10 min miles i need advise. I drink lots of water?
Too little H2O!: You contradict the fact that you beleieve you drink plenty of water. First, it must be consumed primarily before an activitity. Once engaged in activity the GI tract cannot absorb enough water to keep up with the loss with vigorous activity. My answer-drink more water! ...Read more
If I drink a lot of water or gorteraid I still feel dehydration and I don't know what to do my BP been running low can my condition effect this?
What condition?: If you are suffering extreme thirst, definitely check your blood sugar to rule out diabetes. A visit to your physician is in order. We certainly need more details about your past history of syncope to give more advice here. But in general, a low blood pressure and history of syncope would not cause extreme thirst! ...Read more
Is noise a hazard for newborn? We usually leave the door to nursery room open, so noise like running water, washer, cooking can all go to nursery room. The baby boy is not woke up but not sure if the noise could still hurt his development?
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