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I have a herniated disc and torn hamstring from a workout injury. I needs to lose weight for my back too. What exercises can I do?

I have a herniated disc and torn hamstring from a workout injury. I needs to lose weight for my back too. What exercises can I do?

REST!!!! TIME: Hamstring injuries will respond to rest, massage and physical therapy. Time is your best ally. Plasma gel injection under ultra sound guidance is purported to shorten healing time. For herniated discs of there is no nerve impairment, the participation in pilates yoga is very good. As the hamstrings heal, the above exercise programs can be beneficial. Always use professional guidance. ...Read more

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Should my strained hamstring be back to normal on thursday? I strained it today, I have a workout thursday

Should my strained hamstring be back to normal on thursday? I strained it today, I have a workout thursday

Hamstring: That depends on how 'strained' it is. That is impossible to tell without an evaluation. If you are in college, see the team physician for assistance. If you are in high school , see your orthopod or even family doc for help ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have a grade 1, 2, 3 strained hamstring? It popped during hockey today I have a game saturday and and a workout thursday

How do I tell if I have a grade 1, 2, 3 strained hamstring? It popped during hockey today I have a game saturday and and a workout thursday

Thorough exam by MD: A thorough physical examination by an experienced physician, possibly combined with an MRI (to best visualize the location and extent of injury) will give you the answer you are looking for. Unless your injury is very mild, there is a good chance you will not be able to play this saturday. ...Read more

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Today i was playing hockey and felt my hamstring pop, how do I treat grade 2 strain? I have a game saturday and a workout thursday.

Today i was playing hockey and felt my hamstring pop, how do I treat grade 2 strain? I have a game saturday and a workout thursday.

Need to see an Orth-: Opedic surgeon, so as to be evaluated/investigated ; treatment started, in the meantime, rice: resting the extremity, icing it, compression bandage and elevation of the lower extremity. Crutches for partial wt baring would also be helpful, along with some pain meds, like Ibuprofen /aleve. Do not return to sports till seen by the ortho surgeon. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

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How to work out my hamstrings?

Squats: Squats, leg curls, romanian dead lifts,and nordic hamstring ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to work out on the elliptical 3 weeks after an ACL hamstring surgery?

Is it safe for me to work out on the elliptical 3 weeks after an ACL hamstring surgery?

Speak to surgeon: I have my patients wait six weeks before getting on the elliptical on there own. You should have adequate quadriceps strength before taking on more strenuous exercise. Only your surgeon and therapist can tell you when you are ready. Also it spends on how good graft fixation was at the time of surgery. You should speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I pulled a hamstring and it hasn't healed in 3 months.?

Possible tear: Ham strings can strain and/or tear. Prolonged healing heightens the concern for a tear. See your doctor to re-evaluate your injury. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to tear your hamstring?

How difficult is it to tear your hamstring?

Hamstring Tear: At 34 it is not that difficult. Depending on your pre activity flexibility and conditioning your ability to except the loads may be compromised especially if you have a sedentary job. Hamstring injury occurs during and eccentric load on the muscle, i.e. Lengthening as it contracts to absorb load. If your muscle is not conditioned to accept the load a tear can happen during sprinting etc. ...Read more

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How to strengthen you hamstrings?

How to strengthen you hamstrings?

Resistive weights: Why do you think your hamstrings are weak? Be very careful not to cause a muscle imbalance with your quads! ...Read more

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