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Dr. David Surdyka
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Walking (Definition)

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


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Is walking on a ligament strain with a orthopedic boot. To try to strengthen do more good or bad for helping in the recovery process gradually doing +?

Is walking on a ligament strain with a orthopedic boot. To try to strengthen do more good or bad for helping in the recovery process gradually doing +?

Use is a good thing: Using a boot to help support the ligament while it heals is a good thing. The boot should help to decrease the time that the ligament hurts. The support will then allow the ligament to heal without stretching as much as it might otherwise without the support. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Does the orthopedic doctor typically let one choose between a cast for a broken foot and a walking boot?

Does the orthopedic doctor typically let one choose between a cast for a broken foot and a walking boot?

Sometimes: You may be given a choice under some circumstances, but you are not always going to be given the option to chose which you would prefer. ...Read more

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I broke my 5th metatarsal bone two weeks ago, I went to the orthopedic today and the fracture didn't get any better. They gave me a walking boot that ?

Walking boot : is a good way to heal that fracture you need to Rest drink milk and repeat the x ray in 8 wks the 5th metatarsal fracture is difficult to heal in general due to poor blood supply in the region ...Read more

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Dr. Marie Trenga
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Orthopedist #: a 53 year old friend said that he had a titanium hip transplant and i saw him walk unaided up 20 steps the day after operation. Hmm?

Orthopedist #: a 53 year old friend said that he had a titanium hip transplant and i saw him walk unaided up 20 steps the day after operation. Hmm?

Good surgery result: People who are younger, healthy and of normal weight often do very well after hip replacement. Many say it is such a relief not to have the pain and limited range of motion that they are excited about getting back to normal activity. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
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Hip problem usually hurts if walking on uneven ground/uphill. 3 mon preg and hip hurting constantly yet I'm not walking on uneven/uphill grounds. ??

Hip problem usually hurts if walking on uneven ground/uphill. 3 mon preg and hip hurting constantly yet I'm not walking on uneven/uphill grounds. ??

Pregnancy Changes.: Changes in your biomechanics occur during pregnancy resulting from the shifting center of gravity one develops as the uterus enlarges. Hormones cause your blood volume to expand to accomodate the fetal circulation. This becomes increasingly significant as pregnancy progresses. Sometimes stress fractures or other problems can cause hip pain.Pregnancy can worsen existing joint problems.Talk w/ Ur OB ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Heston
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I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

Possibly....: Possibly scoliosis, or muscle spasms from bad posture. You might want to look into the alexander technique for some great posture exercises. This is especially important for people who work at the computer a lot. See: http://sgoti.Ws/soka1j or google search. ...Read more

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
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When i walk my feet poin out words instead of pointing forward? I have an uneven hip is that the reason?

When i walk my feet poin out words instead of pointing forward? I have an uneven hip is that the reason?

Most likely!: Hip disorders can be responsible for feet problems. Get an orthopedic evaluation to be properly diagnosed and be treated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
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