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Doctor insights on: Exercises For People With Osteoporosis

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I need workout sites with exercises for seniors who are deconditioned?

I need  workout sites with exercises for seniors who are deconditioned?

Try a senior center: Most senior centers have "silver sneakers"programs which are exercise programs designed for the elderly. So do ymca s. Or even check with your local hospital about programs in yor area. ...Read more

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

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What are good exercises for people with joint problems?

What are good exercises for people with joint problems?

Non-stressing exerci: Non-stressing exercises. If you have pain for more than a half hour after any exercise, that should be avoided. ...Read more

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Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to lose weight for people with hip problems?

Which exercises do experts commonly recommend to lose weight for people with hip problems?

Exercise hip problem: Water exercises, meaning exercising in a pool is a great way for people with back, hip, knee, or foot problems to exercise. ...Read more

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Which yoga positions are good for people with scoliosis?

Which yoga positions are good for people with scoliosis?

Anything: Exercise will not change scoliosis in adults or growing children. That is a proven medical fact. Core exercises, though, are great for anyone with back pain or a tendency for it. So progress flexibility as you tolerate. Don't force motion, as your curve may block some movements. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Exercises for those who are elderly and have limited mobility (use walker)?

Exercises for those who are elderly and have limited mobility (use walker)?

Walking: If there are no pressing medical issues, and no significant pain, then they should simply walk as much as they can. Studies have shown that bedrest can result in daily loss of muscle mass. This is why hospitalized patients can be so debilitated after lengthy stays, in addition to whatever medical condition they were being treated for. For the elderly, simply staying mobile can be beneficial. ...Read more

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Is exercise recommended for people who have arthritis?

Is exercise recommended for people who have arthritis?

Absolutely!: You know how muscles get warmer and looser when you use them? So do joints. Not all exercises are perfect for arthritis, but almost any movement is better than no movement. Walking and swimming are great starts. If you choose walking, make sure you have well fitted walking shoes (try the new balance store). Yoga and tai chi are amazing for your flexibility. But always check with your provider. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for seniors with aching bones?

What are some good exercises for seniors with aching bones?

Do several things: There is no specific answer. One should do both cardio and resistence training. It is extremely important to maintain muscle strength as one ages.Walking is a great way to start. ...Read more

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What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

What are some exercises for someone with extreme scoliosis and lordosis?

Core strengthening: Core strengthening and stretching exercises can be generally helpful, but they have not been shown to help the size of the scoliosis itself. So e patients with increased lumbar lordosis will have subtle hip flexion contractors and so stretching out the hips is important. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are some exercises for someone with spondylolisthesis?

What are some exercises for someone with spondylolisthesis?

Core stabilization: Physical fitnes weight management and core stabilization as well as pelvic floor strengthening are likely important. Furthermore most people are worse in either spine extension or flexion so strengthening in the opposite direction is helpful. See a physical therapist who specializes in the spine. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises for people with hip problems to lose weight?

What are the best exercises for people with hip problems to lose weight?

Minimize hip stress: In order to be able to successfully exercise and loose weight, you want to minimize the weight bearing stress on your bad hip. Water exercises or aquatherapy, recumbent bicycle, elliptical trainers are good choices. Avoid impact loading activities such as treadmill, running or jogging. Consult with a physical therapist who can be an excellent resource to help you with this goal. ...Read more

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What are some good excercises for people with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

What are some good excercises for people with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis?

Swimming,walking,bik: Swimming , walking and stationary bike are three exercises which can be done safely and will benefit the patients sport activities if approved by the rhamatologist only. ...Read more

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What are some good physical exercises for older people in wheelchairs?

What are some good physical exercises for older people in wheelchairs?

Sitting exercises: Traditional yoga encourages positive physical and mental health, according to the national center on physical activity and disability (ncpad). Hatha yoga, the most popular yoga form in western cultures, emphasizes physical poses called asanas that stretch, tone and strengthen muscles, along with focused breathing that can help alleviate anxiety, stress and depression. This can be done sitting. ...Read more

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Is there any exersises for people with arthritis?

Is there any exersises for people with arthritis?

Yes: Any exercise you want you as far it dose not heart you, the best water exercises. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can yoga good for people who have disk degenerative disease and scoliosis?

Can yoga good for people who have disk degenerative disease and scoliosis?

Within reason: Any activity that strengthens the postural muscles and core can help decrease back pain from disk disease and degenerative scoliosis. While it will not change your alignment, it can help you feel more flexible and have less pain. Avoid any extreme positions that increase your pain. ...Read more

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Why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?

Why are individuals who have severe physical disabilities (non weight bearing) more prone to osteoporosis or osteopenia?

If don't use it ....: Lack of force applied to bone over time causes loss of mass and strength: simular to muscle. ...Read more

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What are my exercising options with osteoarthritis? What are some good, low-impact exercises for people with osteoarthritis?

What are my exercising options with osteoarthritis? What are some good, low-impact exercises for people with osteoarthritis?

Many options: There are many options for exercises for people with osteoarthritis. It is good to be active and avoid aggravating the condition. Some examples of good alternative include water aerobics and swimming, bicycling, yoga, walking, and using an elliptical machine. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Do you yoga useful for people with inflammation joints?

Do you yoga useful for people with inflammation joints?

It is very important: to maintain range of motion of joints.Otherwise,they freeze up due to muscular atrophy,and thus,require more effort to move.This sets up a vicious cycle.Yoga is great at improving strength and flexibility.Get the inflammation treated,however. ...Read more

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Are burpee exercises recommended for people with backache?

Are burpee exercises recommended for people with backache?

No: This is a fairly aggressive exercise and may exacerbate your symptoms. Once your symptoms resolve you may resume this activity. If your symptoms fail to resolve see a physician. ...Read more

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Workouts for people with herniated discs advised?

Workouts for people with herniated discs advised?

Depends: A lot depends on positions that cause problems (bending forward or back). This has an impact in exercises that help. So if you have pain with sitting or bending forward then do exercises in standing or neutral spine positions (elliptical), if the opposite consider things like recumbent bike. Either way avoid exercises where you have to bear down. ...Read more