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Doctor insights on: Good Exercises Without Pressure On Neck

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What excercises put pressure on the neck?

What excercises put pressure on the neck?

Any exercise: That involves your arms over your head, like military press and cable pulls to work on trapezius. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Kidding?: If any of us could answer that we would be billionaires. Don't you think? One cannot spot lose weight. Exercise, low carb eating, and specific exercises can help your whole body. But no one can lose weight in specific spots on their own. ...Read more

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Can laying on a massage table be bad for wrinkles on your face?

Can laying on a massage table be bad for wrinkles on your face?

Not really: The occasional laying face down on a massage table for 30 minutes or so, should have no to minimal long lasting effect on facial wrinkles. Your genetics and sun exposure are far more important. ...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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Any suggestion on how to ease mild/moderate back pain on a plane/ lumbar support?

Any suggestion on how to ease mild/moderate back pain on a plane/ lumbar support?

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 more

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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?

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

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My body fat is 28%, trying reduce weight and having plantar fasciitis, any recommendation on cardio exercises without hurting my existing condition?

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 more

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2 bulging discs in lumbar spine, partial sacralization of l5- any general stretches i can do to relieve pressure on nerves & daily pain?

2 bulging discs in lumbar spine, partial sacralization of l5- any general stretches i can do to relieve pressure on nerves & daily pain?

Back pain: Core strengthening and lumbar ROM exercises are key for this. Multiple different types. Focus on hamstring stretches as well ...Read more

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What are good cardio exercises without high stress on legs?

What are good cardio exercises without high stress on legs?

Bicycling.: Bicycling, indoor or outdoor, elliptical trainer, stairmaster. These activities are easy on the lower leg joints, but offer excellent cardio benefits. ...Read more

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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

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How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?

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

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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

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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?

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?

Not exactly sure: why it caused pressure in your chest? It is always important to insure that the person who performs acupuncture on you - is properly trained to do so. (I am not suggesting that the physical therapist wasn't trained however). ...Read more

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What is a good sport / fitness which won't put pressure on feet joints?

What is a good sport / fitness which won't put pressure on feet joints?

Swimming, cycling: Are two examples. Elliptical exercisers don't put all that much stress on the feet either. ...Read more

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Can doing core exercises help with belly fat? I have a torn disc in my back. Will the core exercises help protect the disc from irritation in future?

Yes and no: While any physical activity can help you burn calories and lose weight, directed activity toward you abdominal area would help the most and build the most muscle. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Which type of physical activity can I do without hurting my disc herniation?

Which type of physical activity can I do without hurting my disc herniation?

Swimming: You can add find and snorkel to make it easy ise pain as you guide. ...Read more