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How can I build my shoulder strength after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

How can I build my shoulder strength after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

Physical therapy.: You should be evaluated by a Physical Therapist or an Athletic Trainer, for the best strengthening exercises for you, to minimize the chance of recurrent dislocations. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more


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How can I biuld my shoulder muscle up after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

How can I biuld my shoulder muscle up after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

Rotator cuff exercis: I would work on a program of rotator cuff strengthening exercises. This should include therabands and light weights 3x week avoid exercise above and behind your head. ...Read more

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Can i still workout my arms while recovering from a rotator cuff injury?

Can i still workout my arms while recovering from a rotator cuff injury?

Can't say: Need to know what the injury was. Best bet is to check with your doc first before you reinjure it. I usually recommend to cont. With lower extremity cardio workout as long as the arm stays protected. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my arms after a wrist injury?

How can I  strengthen my arms after  a wrist injury?

You cannot: You cannot strengthen the wrist which is made up of bones and ligaments. You can strengthen your forearm muscles as these control and protect the wrist. ...Read more

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Can I go to the gym and workout after my shoulder joint dislocation?

Can I go to the gym and workout after my shoulder joint dislocation?

Maybe: Depending on what you want to do you might be able to do some exercises. But what you can do depends upon how long ago your shoulder was dislocated. I would assume you are getting physical therapy. Your doctor is the one who should tell when you can return to activities and to what activities you can return. ...Read more

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I just had a rotator cuff strain injury from a fall. Can't lift my arm up.How long does it usually take to recover? When can I resume playing sports

I just had a rotator cuff strain injury from a fall.  Can't lift my arm up.How long does it usually take to recover?  When can I resume playing sports

Best for you to get: Advise from someone who evaluates you, by examining/investigating you. He'll inform you of the diagnosis/treatment. So see an orthopod. It generally last for about 6 weeks, by then if its a partial tear/sprain, it should improve greatly. A few patients don't improve and may need MRI and probably benefit from the surgical repair. Returning to sports would be once the rc has healed. Good luck. ...Read more

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How could i repair my shoulder from dislocations without surgery?

How could  i repair my shoulder from dislocations without surgery?

Not generally: In the past, we recommended a lot of physical therapy to improve the dynamic stability of shoulders. However, for patients that dislocate, strengthening does not help in containing the shoulder. Either the body is able to restore function and stability or not. Other options are rarely successful if there is persistent instability. ...Read more

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How can I rehabilitate knees from past injury?

How can I rehabilitate knees from past injury?

Straight leg raises: One o the easiest exercises for any knee pain is straight leg raises before you get out of bed in the morning and as soon as you get ini bed at night. While keeping your knee straight, raise and lower you foot while lying on your back. Alternate pointing and flexing your toes. It will do wonders. Obviously there are many more, but keep this in your regimen. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my shoulder to keep it from dislocating?

How can I strengthen my shoulder to keep it from dislocating?

Shoulder Strengthen: The first question is why you are dislocating. If it was after a traumatic event you may need to discuss with a ortho surgeon first to stabilize the shoulder. If atraumatic such as multidirectional instability should do scapular stabilization exercises. These are easily found on the internet. Also, rotator cuff exercises which can be found as part of the exercises called "thrower' 10" program. ...Read more

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My shoulder joints is prone to dislocation. Dislocated thrice and tore my muscle shoulder 1 year ago ..Advice on how to strengthen it back to normal?

My shoulder joints is prone to dislocation. Dislocated thrice and tore my muscle shoulder 1 year ago ..Advice on how to strengthen it back to normal?

See therapist: @ your age the chance of recurrent dislocation is very high~(90%). If you haven't seen a certified therapist i would so u can work on a rotator cuff and scapular stabilizer strengthening program. Sometimes the use of a shoulder 'harness' temporarily during sporting activities is helpful. At this point it is prudent to see an orthopedic surgeon before u do any more damage to your shoulder. ...Read more

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How can I recover my physical strength after suffering from anorexia?

How can I recover my physical strength after suffering from anorexia?

Slowly...: The more you eat; the more your body will re-nourish; recovering your energy levels and overall strength. ...Read more

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How can I stop my shoulder from dislocating?

How can I stop my shoulder from dislocating?

Suggestion: Assuming that you suffer from anterior dislocations, i would recommend you look at the thrower's 10 program. Concentrate on the exercises for shoulder... If you are doing push-ups avoid going deeper than 90 degrees at the elbow since this will put your shoulder in a vulnerable position for dislocation. Avoid tricep dips for sure! if conservative treatments do not work, you may need surgery. ...Read more

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How can I recover quickly from a pulled hip muscle?

How can I recover quickly from a pulled hip muscle?

Patience: Recovering from a muscle injury can take anywhere from 2-6 weeks depending on the severity. Ice, rest, and stretching will help recovery. Avoid reinjuring the muscle by modifying your activity and consider seeing a sports medicine specialist or physical therapist for help in directing your treatment. ...Read more

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How can you prevent my shoulder from dislocating?

How can you prevent my shoulder from dislocating?

Suggestion: Assuming that you suffer from anterior dislocations, i would recommend you look at the thrower's 10 program. Concentrate on the exercises for shoulder... If you are doing push-ups avoid going deeper than 90 degrees at the elbow since this will put your shoulder in a vulnerable position for dislocation. Avoid tricep dips for sure! if conservative treatments do not work, you may need surgery. ...Read more

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How I can help my husband recover from a fractured neck and broken ribs injury?

How I can help my husband recover from a fractured neck and broken ribs injury?

Recovery: During recovery you can help with rest, hydrating beverages like tea, juice and water at bedside, multivitamins, soothing music, massage, reading, movies and low stress environment. Organize his medications, go with him to doctor appointments. Help him get well. Teddy bear, flowers, sitting with him. ...Read more

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How do I recover from pain in spine after heavy lifting?

How do I recover from pain in spine after heavy lifting?

Lifting injuries: Neck or back pain that starts with a lifting event usually suggests poor technique. Reaching away from the body, then bending/twisting while lifting is asking for problems. If pain is recent, in the midline, and getting better, then nothing to do. Rest, ice, otc pain meds, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better, but requires md prescription. ...Read more

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What exercises will help me build back muscles after a humerus fracture?

What  exercises will help me build back muscles after a humerus fracture?

Excercises: Work on resistive excercises focused on strengthening your rotator cuff or muscles around your shoulder and then do triceps and biceps excercises. You can work against a rubber band as light waistbands at first. Your fracture should be healed and you should consult with your doctor and physical therapist. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dislocated Shoulder (Definition)

Occurs when the head of humeus displaces in relationship to the glenoid fossa. May also cause soft tissue ...Read more