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Exercise For Stiff Hips
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
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
Both are good: If you do them regularly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is neck OA like hip OA? When I walk a lot, my hip stiffness eases. What exercise can I do to improve neck/upper back tightness?
Athlete in walking boot for 4-8 wks for sesamoid stress injury (and arthritis). ankle is getting very stiff and pops. how csn i not lose strngth?
Tough not to: Being in a walking boot for that long you will loose some strength, you can do range of motion exercises while you are sitting to maintain motion and help with the stiffness. You can't really do any strength training until you are out of the boot and able to walk regularly. ...Read more
Are there other c/v exercises for 58 year old with bursitis in shoulders and knees besides swimming, cycling, and running/speed walking to lower chol?
Not many: Those are the biggies. You can try resistance training (ie weights). I would suggest low weights with high reps. Other possibilities include aerobics classes or even water aerobics. Looking at your situation from another perspective, maybe it is time to have your conditions evaluated for treatment if their symptoms limit your recreational and fitness activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
24 yr old girl muscles ache and feel stiff and restricted arms feel weak an heavy an legs burn when walk have knots in back fybromyalgia?
Don't jump!: To conclusions - it will make you hurt worse. ;-) fibromyalgia is not a good premature dx. Only after all sorts of minor through major alternatives are discarded will that be the call. Since it is so hard to deal with, that is good news too. If you have no idea of why you hurt the way you do, see a doctor or chiropractor to help evaluate the situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant neck shoulder back pain numb arms stiffness for 6 months. Ive changed pillow mattress I do yoga and stretches no help. Is it bad posture?
Is not bad posture: you should have CT oh head and spine to find cause of problem ...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
Does leg extension exercise bad for knees ? and what machines to avoid in gym as not to increase knee pain ?
Should i get surgery for over pronation of my ankles? Causes knocked knees, muscle pain, hips to pop, and lower back pain. Tried inserts & therapy.
Have a Ball!: Use the cobra stretch to relieve back strain. Extend your arms while laying on your stomach. Rest your weight on your arms and let your low back relax and stretch. Also, get your neck out of your shoulders (turtle head out of the shell). Also, try sitting on a ball while working at computer.This will force you to use good posture. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your level of stregth and what you are trying to accomplish. Start out light and increase weight as tolerated is usually a good way to go. ...Read more
Support helps: Not all knee arthritis is helpful. For some people, strengthening the hips muscles and re- in forcing the way the muscles behind and in front of the knee work together, can decrease overall pain. See a physiatrist to see if you are a candidate for a personalized physical therapy program. It may not decrease the arthritis, but it can improve function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee+elbow pain3 months.I sit for long hrs with bent kneesand elbows (job), no stiffness or inflammatio.No family history of arthritis.Nopain when walk?
See PMD: Better to get evaluated......3m is long.Get a more detailed answer ›
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