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Good Exercises Without Pressure On Neck
What are some exercises to rid armpit, underarm, lower back and back of the shoulder fats without aggravating a neck full of bulges? Toning as well.
Let me try: Few suggestions, take your medication when your board the plane, take frequent walk around , if you do not use medication on regular basis, i will take some anti-inflammatory when boarding the plane and some pain medicine. If you do not want to do that you could use patch for pain relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: this may cause damage by keeping you unstable when lifting ...Read more
Back pain L4/5 bulging discs, physical therapy doesn't help, but sitting on large excercise ball helps. Can i strengthen back/core muscles this way?
Yes: there are a few ways to strengthen your core and take some strain off of your low back joints and disks somewhat - usually the PT can help design core strengthening exercises for you to work on nand progress with over about 8 weeks - however, it is possible that PT in general can aggravate whatever the pain generator in the back is as well ...Read more
My body fat is 28%, trying reduce weight and having plantar fasciitis, any recommendation on cardio exercises without hurting my existing condition?
Swim, bike: I suggest you find a good podiatrist in your area as this condition is very common and treatable. This way you can return to walking, running, elliptical machine, etc. There are many treatment modalities that will improve and hopefully resolve plantar fasciitis. For now try biking and swimming, but don't hesitate to get plantar fasciitis treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 bulging discs in lumbar spine, partial sacralization of l5- any general stretches i can do to relieve pressure on nerves & daily pain?
Better to focus on stretching or building muscle for back pain? New job turning, changing and lifting adults killing my back. Need quick results!
Back pain: Having a strong and flexible back is always a good thing, but consider the role of proper rest on a comfortable mattress as a therapy. You also need to contact your supervisor at work since your back pain is work related and you are entitled under workman's compensation law to be treated for you problem without you having to pay. ...Read more
How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?
Biofeedback can: be helpful for muscle pain as well as for the anxiety and depression seen in your history. It is natural and non-invasive and can empower you to manage these conditions w/out the machines eventually. Peace and good health. Please see a licensed professional such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in biofeedback. ...Read more
Swimming good for bulge disc/herniated disc lower back? What this also help with tight, stiff muscles? Help to put pressure of pinched nerves?
Herniated disc l4 and l5. Can sitting in slouching position put more pressure on these areas of back and aggravate the disc pain more?
It takes more than tit takes more than tha: it takes more than that. Each person is different and there can be different mechanisms of your problems. Part of this depends on who you are, which are the anatomic structure involved and how they can be impacted. You need to discuss this with your physician, and get the right evaluation. ...Read more
Physical therapist used electrical acupuncture on my neck and shoulders. It caused a pressure feeling in L shoulder n front of chest. Normal or heart?
Fell backwards upside down on back of head. Heard noise in neck upon impact. Lot of neck pain, but can move neck and do activities. Rest or go to doc?
Go to doc asap: The neck is one of those areas in which you could cause significant damage to the spinal cord if a fracture goes untreated. I am assuming all of the weight of your body fell in top of your neck which is not a good thing. You need plain films and additional flexion and extension views to rule out a listhesis/slippage. CT and/or MRI might need to be considered if there is suspicion for fracture. ...Read more
Swimming: You can add find and snorkel to make it easy ise pain as you guide. ...Read more
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