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Doctor insights on: Hip Abduction Machine Benefits

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Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Unlikely: Could be a hip joint problem involving the labrum in side the actual joint. Injury or strain to the hip can cause that type of problem. May need and mri. ...Read more

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Detached ant labrum repair with 2 anchors 2 wks ago. I mistakenly went past 90dg flex svrl times. also, did hip abduction w 90knee flex. Damage done?

Detached ant labrum repair with 2 anchors 2 wks ago. I mistakenly went past 90dg flex svrl times. also, did hip abduction w 90knee flex.  Damage done?

Hip Labral repair wi: Typically, hip Labral repairs with anchors are quite strong and unlikely to be disrupted with the described hip motion. So especially if you did not experience an increase in hip pain,then u r most likely ok. Avoid those ranges for the first 6 weeks postop. ,to ensure complete healing ...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?

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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About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

On regular basis: Tens is producing pain relief as long as you apply it on the paiful areas. Therefore, for long-term management you need the unit at home. ...Read more

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Does the backlift machine work for hip and back pain?

Does the backlift machine work for hip and back pain?

Yes And no: I would recommend that you work closely with the physical therapist. If you had prior back pain you could make it worse. ...Read more

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Can the back 2 lift machine work for hip and back pain?

Can the back 2 lift machine work for hip and back pain?

For some: I have patients who have reported to me that the back to life machine works for back pain. I have not heard report about hip pain but patients whose hip region pain was related to the back did report relief. This is only information reported to me by patients using the product. ...Read more

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I have osteoarthritis in my hip. Will using the elliptical machine at the gym make it worse?

I have osteoarthritis in my hip.  Will using the elliptical machine at the gym make it worse?

Possibly: Any weight bearing exercises could increase hip pain. Try it and start slowly. Stop if the activity causes pain. ...Read more

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Injured left hip when seated leg press machine I was on slammed forward. Chiro keeps realigning me but pain returns. How to heal hip? Hard to sleep.

Injured left hip when seated leg press machine I was on slammed forward.  Chiro keeps realigning me but pain returns. How to heal hip? Hard to sleep.

Physical therapy : First the hip should be x-rayed to see if fracture exists. Physical therapy to work out any non=fracture strain will help it to heal. An anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help alleviate pain and help with sleep. An analgesic rub such as biofreeze or capsaisin may also help. ...Read more

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What can a hip/pelvic CT scan show that an MRI cannot? (dr ordered bilateral hip/pelvic CT scan 2x45min in machine-worried about radiation)

What can a hip/pelvic CT scan show that an MRI cannot? (dr ordered bilateral hip/pelvic CT scan 2x45min in machine-worried about radiation)

The CT: Gives fine detail about the bones of the pelvis and hips. If your doctor is worried about arthritis or femoral-acetabular impingement this may give more information. Best to ask your doctor and relay your concerns. ...Read more

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Do tens machines work for sacroiliac joint fracture and nerve pain? Non displaced fractured 13 months ago still not healed burning in hip and legs

Do tens machines work for sacroiliac joint fracture and nerve pain? Non displaced fractured 13 months ago still not healed burning in hip and legs

Maybe: I am not as enthusiastic about the value of tens as some doctors. Medicare has also been equally unimpressed and no longer covers this modality for most pain issues. ...Read more

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What are the immediate health benefits to using cpap machine? I've been using one for 4 months.

What are the immediate health benefits to using cpap machine?  I've been using one for 4 months.

CPAP benefits: The immediate benefits of proper CPAP use include more restful sleep, better focus and attention and no morning headache if you tend to get that. Confirm any issues you are having with your CPAP device with your sleep specialist. ...Read more

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I am a 170 pound male that wants to do strength training to maximize its health benefits. If I use weight machines, is there a particular weight I should aim for? How should I progress the exercises

I am a 170 pound male that wants to do strength training to maximize its health benefits.  If I use weight machines, is there a particular weight I should aim for?  How should I progress the exercises

Start low: Start low weight and multiple repetition and increase the weight slowly when you can do 15 repetition three time by 5 lb. each time
it really depend on which muscle you are trying to exercise, the start weight may vary ...Read more

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Can chiropractic benefit artiritis pain in the hip?

Can chiropractic benefit artiritis pain in the hip?

Often they can.: Discuss this option with your medical provider. ...Read more

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What to do if I have snapping hip syndrome in my right hip and have had wondering do you think a hip support would benefit me?

What to do if I have snapping hip syndrome in my right hip and have had wondering do you think a hip support would benefit me?

Snapping Hip: This condition is usually curable with appropriate treatment, or sometimes it heals spontaneously. If it is painless, there is little cause for concern. Correcting any contributing biomechanical abnormalities and stretching tightened muscles, such as the iliopsoas muscle or iliotibial band, is the goal of treatment to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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I read that cold hip bath can help a hydrocele. Is this true in any way at all? Does it have any benefit whatsover? Ik it won't cute it, but anything?

I read that cold hip bath can help a hydrocele. Is this true in any way at all? Does it have any benefit whatsover? Ik it won't cute it, but anything?

Here are some ...: Without a detailed Hx, physical exam, and scrotal ultrasound, it's hard to confirm if you indeed have hydrocele, which would not be resolved by anything you may do except the temporary thing related with infection or inflammation. In fact, usually its ultimate measure of care is still surgery as called hydrocelectomy, which could be done as an outpatient procedure. So, seek pro-evaluation and... ...Read more

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I put up weight around my hips. How do I reduce it? Like what kind of exercises and food habits would benefit?

I put up weight around my hips. How do I reduce it? Like what kind of exercises and food habits would benefit?

Tough area 2 isolate: By itself. You may want to sign up with a personal trainer at your gym, who specializes in this to get instant feedback, and to help tone ; sculpt this area better. This may be where you're gaining weight. So this is important to get your bmi, and do a waist to hip ratio (baseline) measurement. Other options include yoga, swimming or aquaerobics, and pilates. See what you'd like to try ; have fun! ...Read more

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How does a spinal cord stimulator differ from a tens machine? Is there a significant benefit of one over other? Stimulator worth the surgery? Thx

How does a spinal cord stimulator differ from a tens machine?  Is there a significant benefit of one over other?  Stimulator worth the surgery? Thx

A TENS unit uses: Pads placed on the outside of the body and stimulates muscles and nerves from there and controls pain by way of a theory called the gate controls theory where it basically floods the fibers heading north and blocks pain signals. The spinal cord stimulator is internal, usually along spinal cord, sometimes not, that disrupts pain signals. Stimulators can be very beneficial in refractory pain. ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia and sogrens and now bursitis in the hip, tendonitis in the shoulder. Does anyone see a benefit in buying a sleep number bed?

Treat the fibromyalg: I suspect a lot of this is fibromyalgia. It is made worse by poor sleep, poor exercise, and poor control of the stress and psychiatric issues you need to treat all of these issues. The sleep number bed may help the sleep, but it may be a benefit to get a sleep evaluation to see if there is any other process occurring. If there is it may not be necessary to get the sleep number bed. Issues to be certain all the reasons you have fibromyalgia are being treated. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain during external rotation and shoulder abduction at 90 degrees. What does this suggest?

Shoulder pain: This could be impingement syndrome or a rotator cuff injury. Imaging could aid in the diagnosis. You should see your primary care physician or an orthopedic surgeon to help figure out the cause to your problem. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Abduction of great toes?

What is the definition or description of: Abduction of great toes?

Away from.: When the great toes are abducted, they will be pointing outward or away from the mid-line of the body. An example of abduction can be found in the common foot deformity known as a bunion or hallux abducto valgus. ...Read more