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Elevate Your Feet
Bring swelling down.: After being on your feet all day, gravity pulls fluid in the only direction it knows... Down. You might notice them mildly swollen after a long day of walking. Keeping your feet propped up at the end of the day is relaxing and it can help return that accumulated fluid in your feet back to the rest of the body. ...Read more
Should be fine.: You'll likely be working your abdominal muscles more than anything. With any new exercise or stretch, start at low intensity and go slow. If you're in a lot of pain... Stop. ...Read more
Somewhat important: The swelling of the feet is more annoying than anything. If you elevate your feet the swelling will tend to be less but really the fluid is just being redistributed. More important is to find the cause of the CHF and to treat it appropiately. That said, elevating the feet or wearing tight support stockings will help control the annoying feet swelling. ...Read more
Shock: Elevating legs during shock helps to keep the blood in the central cavity. It is important only for initial emergency. The need for rapid hospitalization and er assessment is ultimately more important and replacing lost fluids and blood. Call 911 immediately then tend to the patient. ...Read more
Feet hurt: The first right thing to do is to determine why they are hurting you. An evaluation by your podiatrist will accomplish this . Then you will be provided with a diagnosis and a treatment plan . ...Read more
I"ve a pain at the bottom of my lift feet & it appears mostly when I wake up from a sleep or after a long sitting.?
Plantar Fasciatis: Is the most likely cause. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
I want to lift dumbells but I feet that it might stunt my height growth. I am 5'7 and 15 so should I lift dumbells or not?
Both of my feet, they told me it was a pitched nerve and it will go away on its own. Should i still lift weights though, what to do?
Living: You don't need a physician to tell you to get the foot off of the floor and from hanging low allowing fluids to pool in the foot by gravity. Raise the leg onto the couch or bench or pillow.... ...Read more
It was recommended to me that i ice and elevate my foot because i may be having a reaction to a bite or something. Should i wrap the foot as well?
Possibly.: if it's swelling rapidly, you don't want to cause a tourniquet effect with your wrap. You also need to keep an eye on how it looks. A spider bite can become hemorrhagic and you should see a physician immediately. if it is an allergic reaction, take an antihistamine. and if you have any difficulty breathing seek emergency care immediately. ...Read more
If i lift heavy my back starts paining for atleast a week it continues.m 17 yrs 66kg 5 feet 5inches before a year.. there ws no problem of back pain.
Am 60 & stood for long time 1 day. Now feet have cold, tingly, bluish black soles, feel like am walking on fluid cushion. Elevate not helped. Advice?
Dis colored feet/: The bluish blackish discoloration is a concern. It's hard to say without evaluating you, but to be safe a visit to the ER would not hurt. If you have black discoloration of skin that can mean tissue compromise. You may have something also going on with your nerves causing the abnormal sensation of walking on a cushion. Sometimes I see problems that are vascular in combination with nerve problems. ...Read more
I've had severe shoulder pain for 4 yrs. It dislocates very easily, & I can't lift it higher then 2 feet away from my body. Do I have a possible tear?
Im 6.0 foot; have weighed 130 lbs as far as i can remember. Healthy overall, lift weights and do cardio regularly and eat alot. Is my weight an issue?
No. For your height:
You might be okay with weight around 150 lbs. Just continue whatever you are doing and don't worry about your weight. Most of us would love to have that kind of weight.
Great job of keeping it there. Your bones will be grateful to you, in future. ...Read more
Yes: If this is a new symptom it warrants evaluation today. There are several possible neurologic causes some of which are more serious than others. If this is an ongoing and intermittent issue the list of possible cause changes a little but it still should be evaluated soon to prevent further neurologic decline. ...Read more
I have major pain in my elbows and feet. Sometimes i can barely walk and it's hard to lift simple things like a purse. What is the cause of this?
Elbow-foot pain: You seem to be describing symmetrical joint pains of hands and feet. There are many possibilities including arthritis, autoimmune disease, and other illness that effects the joints. You need to call your doctor to report this and get an examination to obtain a diagnosis for the cause of your problem and get treatment as necessary. ...Read more
How to help both feet that have gone bluish black on the soles with tingling? Appeared day after standing for long time. Have elevated but no change
How old are you ????:
how old are you ??
IF YOU ARE IN YOUR FIFTY AND OLDER SPECIALLY IF YOU ARE DIABETIC OR A SMOKER IT COULD BE A SERIOUS CIRCULATION PROBLEM
if you are younger ,not diabetic,and not a smoker then it could ve a vein problem or a skin problem
either way go and see a doctor ...Read more
Leg elevation: Uncertain the amount of time but level of foot need to be elevated well above the level if the heart such as laying flat on a couch or bed with the legs up on pillows or on the arms of the couch. ...Read more
A neurologist should: Check you, there is something going on. ...Read more
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