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What are exercises for a pinched nerve in hand or arthritis?

Exercises: Gentle stretching and massage. Median nerve exercises are called nerve gliding exercises and resemble the "chicken dance" maneuver. Digital exercises of "hook and claw" can help with digital ip joint tightness. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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Can my back exercises have caused a pinched nerve?

Can my back exercises have caused a pinched nerve?

Its possible: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Im a bootcamp junkie with a rhr of 48. I currently have all the symptoms of a bulgingdisc pinched nerve. What exercises can I do till im all better?

Im a bootcamp junkie with a rhr of 48. I currently have all the symptoms of a bulgingdisc pinched nerve. What exercises can I do till im all better?

Low impact.: High impact exercises like running, extreme sports and most work out videos (like p90x) will probably aggravate your back and prolong your recovery from your bulging disk. I would recommend low impact exercise, yoga, core strengthening. You should also try mackenzie exercises for back. ...Read more

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What stretches/exercises can I do for sore lower back. Had surgery pinched nerve. Tingling burning in upper left thigh bad tailbone pain. Sore standin?

What stretches/exercises can I do for sore lower back. Had surgery pinched nerve. Tingling burning in upper left thigh bad tailbone pain. Sore standin?

Core strengthening: Core exercises for your abdominal, oblique, and back muscles can help strengthen and support the soft tissue envelope around your spine. Although this doesn't necessarily change the condition of a pinched nerve, maintaining a neutral position can help minimize the risk of further injury to your nerve. Once the nerve pain resolves, yoga, pilates, and general conditioning/stretching can also help. ...Read more

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Can lumbar radiculopathy b due to pinched nerve? Took robaxin a month ago and exercises to do. No disc problems nor childbirth. Pain n back, legs, feet

Can lumbar radiculopathy b due to pinched nerve? Took robaxin a month ago and exercises to do. No disc problems nor childbirth. Pain n back, legs, feet

Lumbar Radiculopathy: Is due to a compression of a lumbar nerve someway along the course, usually at its exit from the spinal canal. It has been resent for a month, so you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get a pinched nerve out of exercise?

Can you get a pinched nerve out of exercise?

Yes: It's possible to get a pinched nerve from exercise especially if you accelerate weight too fast or aren't careful about form. The first response is ice on the sore spot 20 min out of every hour along with Ibuprofen (if yourstach tolerated it). If you are still in pain in a day or two, see yourdoctor. ...Read more

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Dislocated right upperback long time. Now when i try to exercise instantly get warm and feel faint. Blood work ok no medical problems.Pinched nerve?

Dislocated right upperback long time. Now  when i try to exercise instantly get warm and feel faint. Blood work ok no medical problems.Pinched nerve?

Probably: Should get cervical spine xrays. Nerves from neck affect sensation to upper back. May need to evaluate ypur posture and exercise. Try an osteopathic physician who does manipulation ...Read more

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Mini heart attack or pinched nerve, im 22, 5'11, 236lbs, smoker, junkfood eater, no exercise, shooting pain radiating from my neck, worsens at shoulder and shooting down into my arm and hand?

Mini heart attack or pinched nerve, im 22, 5'11, 236lbs, smoker, junkfood eater, no exercise, shooting pain radiating from my neck, worsens at shoulder and shooting down into my arm and hand?

Radicular pain?: You need to consult your Family Physician and get checked.At your age with the symptoms you described it is very unlikely to be due to heart problem And more likely from a problem with your Cervical Spine and may be a pinched nerve causing pain radiating down the arm Get your self checked and treated And advice to stop smoking and lifestyle changes for your eating habits and exercise ...Read more

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How can I possibly exercise with 3 pinched nerves from spinal stenosis prevents me from even walking?

How can I possibly exercise with 3 pinched nerves from spinal stenosis  prevents me from even walking?

Spinal stenosis: Patients with spinal stenosis typically have a condition called neurogenic claudication that prevents them from standing straight and walking long distances. Bending forward typically opens up the canal and these patients can often be found leaning against a shopping cart at the grocery store. Core strengthening exercises can help support the spine and minimize pressure on your neural elements. ...Read more

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Pinched Nerve (Definition)

Medical one but it is interpeted to mean that there is a spinal nerve being compressed by a disc heniation usually but could also be from other causes like a degenerative ...Read more


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