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Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Strengthen: The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist. There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Hip Arthroscopy (Definition)

Allows one with an arthroscope and instrumentation to examine the central, peripheral and peritrochanteric compartments of the hip. The labrum in the hip joint can be assessed along with surrounding articular cartilage; impingement lesions such as the pincer and/or cam can be addressed and the hip abductors (glutes) can be assessed. Synovial disease, loose bodies can be taken ...Read more


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What exercises strengthen the rotator cuff area?

What exercises strengthen the rotator cuff area?

There are several: The rotator cuff is a series of four muscle tendon units working on the ball portion of the shoulder. The rotator cuff works hand in hand with the shoulder blade or scapular muscles. You do not need a lot of resistance working these muscles. You can use the rubber bands, light dumbells (reps of 15) or cables at the gym. Also focus on your core by bringing "belly button to spine.". ...Read more

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Hip flexor muscle problem?

Hip flexor muscle problem?

Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem. ...Read more

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Physical therapy exercises for rectus femoris -?

Physical therapy exercises for rectus femoris -?

Anterior hip pain: The rectus femoris is a muscle that overloes the front of the hip joint. It functions to help straigten the knee and flex the hip( lift the leg while sitting or lyong) if it is strained time, rest and anti-inflamitories help. Other causes of pain in the anterior hip are arthritis, a labral tear, a hernia, or other hip joint problems. If the problem lasts more than 6 weeks you should get an xray. ...Read more

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Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Can be very helpful: Both massage and passive and active stretching can be very helpful for tight hip . Flexors. While a home program for stretching can work fine massage needs to be done by a provider trained in neuromuscular massage in order to get the most benefit. Stretches should be demonstrated at least once to make sure they are done properly. Find a facility that provides physical therapy and massage. ...Read more

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Best exercises for adductor magnus?

Best exercises for adductor magnus?

Pool therapy: Stride in waist deep water across the pool, forward/backwards/sideways. Stand by the pool deck (in the water) and keeping a straight leg, use the leg to trace out letters of the alphabet. ...Read more

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Are there strengthening exercises for Achilles tendonitis?

Are there strengthening exercises for Achilles tendonitis?

Achilles: Resistance traning would be helpful but remember to stretch before and after. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to strenghten hip flexor muscle?

What are some good exercises to strenghten hip flexor muscle?

Lack of strength?: Or too much muscle tone leading to a spasm? You need to find out by doing hip extension. If your spine hurts during hip extension the psoas is in a spasm. It this case, psoas strengthening exercises will only make back pain worse. ...Read more

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Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Usually not: True bursitis if the hip effects the main hip tendons and flexors. Foir example great trochanter bursitis and iliopsoas bursitis. Only one head of the quadicreps goes across the hip. ...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're some ankle strengthening exercises?

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

Many: Hi: there are many and most you already know such as belt pulls, ankle lifts, jump rope, balance boards and etc. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org [email protected] ...Read more

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Strained / pulled hip flexor muscle?

Strained / pulled hip flexor muscle?

Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem. ...Read more

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What exercises strengthen the acl, MCL and PCL in knee?

What exercises strengthen the acl, MCL and PCL in knee?

Check out this paper: This is a great paper - but it might be hard for you to download it "A training program to improve neuromuscular and performance indices in female high school soccer players." Noyes FR1, Barber-Westin SD, Tutalo Smith ST, Campbell T. J Strength Cond Res. 2013 Feb;27(2):340-51 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22465985 ...Read more

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What leg strengthening exercises are the best for knee strengthening?

What leg strengthening exercises are the best for knee strengthening?

Terminal extension: The last 30-40 degrees of extension strengthening are the safest on the knee. Leg presses, squats, knee extension exercises that focus on the last 30-40 degrees of motion can create good strength and mass without stressing the knee cap or meniscus significantly. Lunges put high stresses on the knee. ...Read more

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What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

Simple: Attache appropriate weights to ankle of leg to exercise with that leg adducted across the front of the other leg. Now, with knee fully extended, move the leg in a lateral or abducted motion at the hip. This is only one of many exercises to isolate the abductors using progressive resistant exercises. Also muscle confusion execises should be incorporated. Seek the help of a personal trainer. ...Read more

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How to know if you tore hip abductors?

Hip tear: muscle tear after trauma would typically be very painful to use, and bruised and swollen ...Read more

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I had right hip abductor mechanism repair 3 weeks ago, with instruction for no weight bearing and abduction for 6 weeks. When should it feel normal?

Probably 12 weeks: After 6-8 weeks for the repair to occur after surgery, then you would require pt to overcome the weakness and to improve the strength of the muscles and increase range of motion over the next 4-6 weeks, and also to start weight bearing on the affected leg, . ...Read more

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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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If you have high arches, should your adductors or abductors tend to be tight?

If you have high arches, should your adductors or abductors tend to be tight?

High arches: They both can be tight depending on high is high. Is there a valgus or varus deformity as well. Is there inversion or eversion problems? Ask a foot doctor. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: abductor?

What is the definition or description of: abductor?

Action of muscle: When a muscle contracts and moves an arm, leg, figer, toe away from the body it is an abductor. When it moves it towards the body it's called an adductor. ...Read more

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Can botox damage your vocal cords .I have abductor dysphonia?

Can botox damage your vocal cords .I have abductor  dysphonia?

You should be : You should be more specific. Do you mean Botox for the treatment of dysphonia or general use of botox? Neither should be harmful when used by a trained specialist. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Which simple excercise can work out the abductor muscles and the adductor muscles?

Which simple excercise can work out the abductor muscles and the adductor muscles?

Weight machines.: All health clubs have hip abductor/adductor strengthening machines. They are excellent for what you're requesting. ...Read more

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What are complications associated with getting a botox injection for an abductor contracture?

What are complications associated with getting a botox injection for an abductor contracture?

Bruising & soreness: Botox (botulinum toxin) inhibits the neurotransmitter acetylcholamine, so the nerves can't tell the muscles to move and they're paralyzed. The effect lasts 4-6 months. Injections can be associated with bruising and soreness at the injection site. ...Read more

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I have abductor dysphonia.Treated about 4 monthly wit botox injections which work.My prof.Does it under g.A always & microlarynoscopy.Is this unusual?

I have abductor dysphonia.Treated about 4 monthly wit botox injections which work.My prof.Does it under g.A always & microlarynoscopy.Is this unusual?

Different strokes : Different surgeons have their unique techniques to achieve efficacious treatment results. If you are worried about the repeated ga, ask your laryngologist about awake or sedated options. Ultimately you have to do what you think is best for you. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in my abductor pollicis brevis muscle, what could this be and what can i do to help it go away?

I have a burning sensation in my abductor pollicis brevis muscle, what could this be and what can i do to help it go away?

Neuritis: Nerve inflammation from either compression or overuse. You can try OTC anti inflammatory medication such as Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for the next week; however, if not improved, see your physician. ...Read more

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Do I need a personal trainer to develop adductor muscles and abductor muscles?

Do I need a personal trainer to develop adductor muscles and abductor muscles?

No you don't !: 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 muscle groups. ...Read more

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Deep cat scratch on abductor pollcis 8 weeks ago. I have deep aching pain in the muscle occasionally. Will it heal? What can i do to heal it faster?

Deep cat scratch on abductor pollcis 8 weeks ago. I have deep aching pain in the muscle occasionally. Will it heal? What can i do to heal it faster?

Cat scratches can : generally be very deep. This has actually gone on for quite a while it seems. Do you have any fevers, chills, any redness around the site? If you do, you may have an abcess formng withing the muscle. Please visit your primary doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Damaged my nerve on abductor pollicis. Looks like the muscle has atrophy. Is it neurogenic atrophy? Can i get neurogenic atrophy on my abductor poll?

Damaged my nerve on abductor pollicis. Looks like the muscle has atrophy. Is it neurogenic atrophy? Can i get neurogenic atrophy on my abductor poll?

Yes: Yes atrophy happens when there is decreased innervation to the nerve or muscle damage. If you damaged the median nerve it is likely that the atrophy is neurogenic. Whether it is reversible or not depends on the type and mechanism of injury ...Read more

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Why would my doctor suggest getting botox for an abductor contracture?

Why would my doctor suggest getting botox for an abductor contracture?

Botox: Paralyzes muscles locally. A muscle contracture needs to be relaxed to improve it. Botox works well in this situation. ...Read more

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Can botox injected into your vocal cords under ga for abductor type dysphonia do longterm damage?

Can botox injected into your vocal cords  under ga  for abductor  type dysphonia do longterm  damage?

Yes: Not the Botox itself, that will wear off after a while - but a needle could cause some damage- although that is very rare. ...Read more

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I have abductor dysphonia .Got botox inject. (unilat.) last tue.Now I have no speech (like paralysis) what's wrong?It always worked b4. Is it a miss?

I have abductor  dysphonia .Got botox inject. (unilat.) last tue.Now I have no speech (like paralysis) what's wrong?It always worked b4. Is it a miss?

Rare side effect: If Botox enters the circulatory system it can cause weakness of some susceptible muscles especially in swallowing. It is important to remember that following Botox injections refrain from strenuous exercise, laying down or drinking alcoholic for at least 3 to 4 hours. This minimizes blood flow to the face and thus minimizes Botox traveling to other parts of the body. Your symptoms will improve! ...Read more

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I pulled the abductor muscle, and now my knee hurts - when will it go away?

I pulled the abductor muscle, and now my knee hurts - when will it go away?

Suggestions: This can be tricky to overcome. To keep your overall fitness during recovery then consider upper body/ core circuit training (include ube). Depending on your stage of recovery you also may be able to walk, swim, bike (low resistance). In relation to your lower body gradually return to activit... Control pain, regain motion/ strength/ and endurance over time. (drmarkgalland.Com - 12/26/12). ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hipaa (Definition)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a US law that outlines privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information that is accessed by health ...Read more


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Kegel Exercises (Definition)

Kegel exercises can help make the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel (large intestine) stronger. They can help both men and women who have problems with urine ...Read more