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Hernia Support Belt For Men
Better treatments: If you have a herniated disc a support belt might make you feel more comfortable (particularly if you need to lift with a bad disc) but it's probably best to work with a physical therapist to strengthen the muscles that support your spine making your own internal "support belt" it might be that external belts actually weaken underlying muscles but they can't undo a disc problem. ...Read more
Is there an external belt or brace that can help carry upper body's weight for weak pelvic floor muscles? Would a brace for si joint pain work?
Will wearing compression garments help in post hernia repair(on jan 2014), hard ball like seroma in abdomen and strengthen surgery areas?
No help now: There are some repairs in the literature that have shown a benefit in preventing seromas by using a compression garment, but once one forms, it will most likely not help make it go away faster. I less it is causing problems, such as pain, or enlarging significantly, i tell my patients to proceed about their usual activities as it should resolve within 6 months. No need for ct scans or ultrasounds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Weightlifters who lift very heavy weights in internatnal event put very tight leather belt on lower abdomen bfore lifting.This protects from hernia?
I believe: That the belt is for back support. It would not prevent hernias from forming. ...Read more
Yes: Male slings have been shown to be of great assistance in helping men with certain types of incontinence after prostate surgery. I suggest you talk to the urologist who performed the prostatectomy or find one of the younger robotic trained urologists who might be more aware of new technology to help with incontinence after prostatectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Garment Guards: As a matter of fact, there are several products available from simple inserts into regular briefs, to an actual disposable garment worn like briefs. It depends on the degree of the problem and your personal preference. You certainly don't have to worry about embarrassing situations with either method and you should obtain and try several types before calling quits since they all fit differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to know about some exercise for Lordosis patients .. using back support elastic belt and cervical collar for more than a year but nothing work?
It may help if it--: -due 2 habitual posture. It serves as a reminder 2 not slouch. If due 2 anatomical variant, they will not help. ...Read more
WhateversComfortable: There is no specific position that i would recommend if one has a hernia. However, following hernia repair, many patients have told me that getting out of bed is quite difficult the first few days after surgery; this is made much easier by sleeping in a reclining chair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no incurance having a tummy tuck with a groin hernia repair. A general surgeon is assisting in hernia repair. Average cost of general surgeon?
Operation: It's either an operation or observation. Different techniques for operation depend on your symptoms, physical exam, size if hernia defect and sac, obesity, previous operations at that location, diastasis recti, medical history, your goals, and surgeon experience. See a general surgeon for a consult to find out more. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use yoga belt like pt belt to help 92 year old lady get up, ambulate? What is safest way? Loose? Snug? Pull up?
Transgender fitness. Male to female. Women tend to be more flexible than men. Will hormone replacement therapy also increase my flexibility?
Is a belt lipectomy (body lift) helpful for people with cortisol/adrenal issues, i.E cushing's syndrome?
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No: No-unless allergic to components in it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Inguinal hernia or water tablets causing enlerged scrotum in Fit but heart failure 91 yr old?Also Has hardness above pubic area from hip to hip.Ideas
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