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Hip Exercises For Uneven Walking Due To Orthopedic Boots
No brace but exercis: If you can you need to do quadriceps exercises to both strengthen your thigh muscles to support you when you can stand and walk fractures take 6 weeks to heal. Be certain to do range of motion to maintain motion in the hips and ankles and feet as well as your knees. This will avoid contractures. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Why would pt use 2lb ankle weight for strengthening leg of a senior recovering from fracture? Hurts knee?
Ankle weights: My answer is that i wouldn't do any exercise that hurts. Pain is a sign that your body doesn't like this. I would reduce the weight (to 1 pound, or even 1/2 a pound) till i found a level of weight which allowed me to do the exercise without pain. Do that for a while, then slowly increase the weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some: Straight leg raises wall squats single leg squat (only 45 degrees) calf raises and calf drops from a step a formal session with a physical therapist could be worth while to get you on your way previous ankle sprains need specific treatment to improve range and proprioception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended: Causes of sciatica should be evaluated by a sports medicine professsional in order to properly direct treatment. Pain may be coming from a herniated disk, arthritis in the neural foramina (opening in the bony spine that the sciatic nerve exits in the low back), or other areas. Physical therapy, medication, injections may be warranted depending on the severity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My ankle is weak.I do running&basketball for 5 years.I wear an ankle brace in sports.I kind of walk pigeon toe with that foot.Whats wrong with ankle?
You would need: To have an in office exam to have the ankle examined. It is possible like you say the ankle is weak, a ligament may need to be constructed to gain strength. Do you have a history of chronic ankle sprains? ...Read more
Physio suggests knee pain is biomechanical as little swelling and have altered gait from ankle injuries trying taping and strength exercises ?
Valgus knees, patellar tendinitis, Trouble walking, pain, swelling, PT helps a bit. What else can I do? orthopedic surgeon? MRI? Use crutches on trip?
Significant valgus -: -knees can cause patellar femoral stress syndrome. The force of the quadriceps tendon has a greater lateral force direction causing repeated lateral movement in the patella-femoral groove,& this causes wear of the lateral facet of the patella. You have lived with it 42 years so activity modification may help. See a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon for eval & Rec for treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?
Search ubder Crohn,s: No. If you are suffering from Crohn,s, you must be infromed it causes joint and tendon issues. Wisconsi is a farm states. Use of Insecticieds cuses Gene damage. Also GMO cause Aljergy. Crohn,s is noyhing excepy allergy to food in your Bowels (intestines). To get better Need to do organics. Also find A smart RHeumatologist to give Small dose of Plaqenil and possibly Methotexate, then you feel bette ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wear orthotics 4 overpronationFLATFEET ALSO have acquired lax ankleKNEE ligaments from activities.Must I wear orthotics or hip,knee joints loosen?
Podiatrist only please.Can overpronation even w excercise to strenghten joints lead to loosening of hip joints?
6 yr old overpronated ankles. Has orthotic inserts, physical therapy. Right leg is starting to bow, pain in calves/knee ankle gives out frequently!
See orthopedic docto: F0r 6 yrs old with over proinated ankles,orthotic and,physical therapy may not be enough anddeveloping bow leg , he should be seen ,examined by orthopedic doctor and x-ray of both ankles and foot , to study the bones placement and position with adjacent bone . He may be needing surgical treatment to correct the deformity ...Read more
Can routine heavy lifting cause future harm to back, hip, knee, shin and ankle if you have a leg length discrepancy?
It is possible: especially if it repetitive such as a job duty that require you to do heavy lifting. ...Read more
What exercise(s) do u recommend to strengthen ankles to wear heals & walk more securely w/o tripping? Minor ataxic gait but not to point o/instability
Please minimize use!: I'm sorry to not provide the answer you're looking for. I don't know if there are any exercises that help you wear high heels more, but even if there are it would be unwise to give you info that would allow you to wear them more often because it's so bad for your health- see http://bit.Ly/1bnsjku ; http://wapo.St/1c2qow8 it's not that you should never wear them but only on occ. For short times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would running in stability shoes for a former ballet dancer cause all muscles of the deep posterior compartment to be injured?
Flexible high arch runner. Stability shoes caused arch to collapse, feet to evert, numbness 1st web space, and anterior hip rotation. Reversable?
RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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