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Exercise For Dvt
Exercise is good: As dr. Wright said, swimming might be better but biking is ok too, especially if you have a recumbent bicycle. Like dr. Accurso said, don't forget your helmet. As long as you are properly anticoagulated and you have the ok of your doctor, nearly any exercise is ok although mixed martial arts isn't a great idea. Don't forget that you need to wear a compression stocking for two years after a dvt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deep vein thrombosis means a blood clot in the deeper veins of the affected extremity. The deeper veins of the major functional veins that returned blood flow back towards the heart. Having a blood clot in a deep vein is a serious issue and needs to be treated with anticoagulation therapy to prevent the possibility of a blood clot traveling ...Read more
Cardio: You have to be careful when exercising as you want your oxygenation to remain above 88%. I tend to tell my patients that cardio is a better exercise for them as weight lifting can be associated with big swings in your blood pressure and valsalva that could precipitate an episode of syncope"passing out". As usual, everything with moderation is better and talk to your doctor before doing exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid running!: Bicycling is great, but avoid lower extremity loading activities. Remember, avoid concussive activity. Keep in mind that degenerative arthritis or inflammatory arthritis can, in some people cause more stiffness than pain. You may end up seeing your doctor and getting a simple ap-pelvis and some blood tests (crp). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually cardio: Most people have better 'mood improvement' or endorphin release after a good> 30 min cardio workout. Some people do after a @weight workout but this is less common( anecdotally). Start w/ cardio and keep it up! good luck! ...Read more
In mid-July, treated for DVT/PE with TPA clotbuster + heparin, followed by Xarelto. Is it safe to do weight training on legs?
Progress known?: From your question I see that you're roughly 8 weeks from the insult. Before you begin intense exercise I would like to know if you've had a follow up ultrasound. I would want to know if your legs are now free of clots. If the veins now look clear and your breathing is back to baseline I would feel that you could engage in weight training again. As always, it's important to listen to your body. ...Read more
Had US to look for DVT. Test negative. Doc questioned arterial clot. Advised to "monitor". Symptoms worse. Lost leg. Test for arterial clot?
I've vericose veins & adv to have doppler venous bilateral lower limb. What for its adviced? With vv can i brisk walk for abt 1km daily to lose wt?Thx
Depends: You can walk and it would bs helpful if your varicoaw.veina bother you. A dopple.is the first Step in dwcidong treatment however if they are not bothersome then.support stockings may be all you.need for.now No reason.for.doppler.unless you are.considering treatment of ths veins ...Read more
Is it safe for someone with a brain avm to engage in moderate physical exercise, for example brisk walking?
What is a reasonable amount of time for cardio stationary rowing workout for a cardiac patient, at 26/28 strokes/minute?
Need tips for weightloss. Already going for workout and exercise for 2 hours a day. Any tips for specific exercise or deit regime will be appreciated?
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Possibly.: If your exercise consists of non-impact activities, such as swimming, biking or walking. Keeping your muscles strong and your body weight down, may delay the need for a knee replacement. You should check with your orthopedic doctor, to make sure these activities are ok for you. ...Read more
Use it of lose it: Think of physical exercise as a less formal physical & occupational therapy. We advocate for PT/OT to regain function loss as a result of stroke. While physical exercise may not address functional loss and "treat" stroke, most studies show lower risk of heart disease, stroke & death from regular physical exercise. So use it or lose it. ...Read more
I'm getting a recumbent exercise bike today for safe, no impact exercise at 6mos pregnant. Is there a max of ride time I should limit to for safety?
Depends: Determining the treatment for leg pain depends heavily on the cause of the leg pain. If you are having leg pains, then it is advisable to see your physician to determine the cause of the pain and then to administer proper treatment to alleviate the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more