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Doctor insights on: Exercises For Sore Hips

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more


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What are good exercises for butt, hips and thigh?

What are good exercises for butt, hips and thigh?

Several options: Exercises that will strengthen, tone and condition for hip, butt and thigh muscles include walking, swimming, bicycling, and training on a recumbent bike or elliptical trainer. In order to achieve a goal of healthier butt/thigh/hips, you will need to commit to a regular and consistent program. ...Read more

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What exercises are good for dealing with painful hips and knees?

What exercises are good for dealing with painful hips and knees?

See a PT: If you are experiencing pain in your hips and knees, it is best to identify the source of the pain first. Would recommend you see an orthopaedic surgeon who can help identify why you are having pain. Then he/she can refer you to a physical therapist who can establish an appropriate exercise program for you. ...Read more

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How does stretching my hamstrings help with back pain?

How does stretching my hamstrings help with back pain?

Decrease stresses : By making the hamstrings more flexible, your pelvis positioning can change reducing stresses across the lower back. ...Read more

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How will stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?

How will stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?

Connected to back: The hamstrings are connected to your pelvis, which is connected to your back. As a result, tight hamstrings pull on your back, causing low back pain. Keeping them stretched and limber can often provide significant relief. ...Read more

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How can stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?

How can  stretching my hamstrings help with lower back pain?

Tight Hammies: Understand there is a complex relationship between the normal curvatures of the spine, and the rotation of your pelvis. When hamstrings are tight, this reverses these curves slightly, changing the way your spine bears weight. Loosen up these hamstrings, and the spine/pelvis can be free to accommodate the normal balance of your spine. ...Read more

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How often must someone do stretching exercises for back pain?

How often must someone  do stretching exercises for back pain?

As often as you can.: I don't know what is causing your back pain, but it wouldn't change my response very much. Back pain is most commonly caused by posture, and muscle imbalance leading to spasm. Exercise should help promote awareness of your body and your posture, strengthen what you need to strengthen, and stretch what you need to stretch. Yoga is ideal for this. Body awareness will help prevent re-injury, too. ...Read more

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Is there exercises that can relieve back soreness after medicine ball workouts?

Stretching & light : Stretching and light cardiovascular exercises before and after your workout should help to alleviate the soreness that sounds muscular based on what provokes it. You may want to consider other types of core workouts if this continues. ...Read more

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What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

Air squats: A good functional exercise is the air squat. Here's a link that describes how they can be done. http://goo.gl/v75cg. ...Read more

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Do cardio walk & low impact leg exercises. After exercising i stretch my entire body for 20 minutes. Why are my hamstrings sore despite stretching?

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

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What are good neck exercises and back exercises?

What are good neck exercises and back exercises?

See below: The best exercises for low back are gentle core strengthening exercises. A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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My legs are sore from soccer and karate what are some good stretching exercises ?

My legs are sore from soccer and karate what are some good stretching exercises ?

Stretching is great: There is no way to give you stretches without seeing you. Everyone's needs are different. I recommend talking with a physical therapist or personal trainer. They will evaluate your flexibility and strength. Then they can create a stretching program for you. Stretching has evolved and become more "complicated" with both dynamic and static types. ...Read more

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What are best exercises for leg adductor and abductor muscles?

What are best exercises for leg adductor and abductor muscles?

Ball exercises: Leg adductor exercises can made more effective with squeezing a large inflatable yoga ball. Leg abductor exercises with a light 5-10 ankle while lying on your side can be very effective to build these mesclun groups. ...Read more

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What stretching exercises can I do o help lower back pain?

Core exercises: Non-impact exercises such as stretching, bicycling, elliptical machine, and swimming can be helpful. Avoid impact activities such as running. Strengthening of the core muscles can be very helpful as well. ...Read more

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Are lower back hyperextension exercises good to avoid back pain?

Are lower back hyperextension exercises good to avoid back pain?

Yes: Over time, gravity tends to pull us into a flexed position. Extension exercises counter this effect and help keep the spine neutral. Twisting exercises also help keep the spine limber and lubricated. ...Read more