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How can I increase my abdominal strength and durability?

How can I increase my abdominal strength and durability?

Abdominal exercises: Simple situps can be just as effective if done repetitively, but for full core workouts, planks, yoga, pilates, even push-ups all give fuller, more total workouts than just situps. However, if you are just beginning a routine, start slow with situps and build up from there. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can extremely shorten psoas cause you to lose strength in your abdominals causing you not to be able to breathe correctly thank you?

Can extremely shorten psoas cause you to lose strength in your abdominals causing you not to be able to breathe correctly thank you?

Psoas is not invo-: -lved in breathing. It is a hip flexor & external rotation. See your PCP & find the reason for your abdominal weakness as well as your breathing trouble. I would assume the abdominals need exercise. ...Read more

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What can I do to regain my strength and abdomen muscles after major surgery?

What can I do to regain my strength and abdomen muscles after major surgery?

PT: You need to have your doctor prescribe a physical therapy evaluation to help you develop a program that will conform to your surgical healing as well.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ever since I spraind my back at t 12, Down. I've lost my abdominal strength in. groin region and have become very weak in my Entire back as well. help?

Ever since I spraind my back at t 12, Down. I've lost my abdominal strength in. groin region and have become very weak in my Entire back as well. help?

You may have more: than a sprained back if you have residual weakness. Musculoskeletal injury to the back often responds to initial bed rest, muscle relaxants and NSAIDS. Trauma to the spinal cord itself obviates a more aggressive approach including surgery, stabilization, sometimes steroids. Make sure you let your doctor know you are having these problems. You may need to be reassessed if you have true weakness. ...Read more

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Which are the most effective ways for a 14 year old girl to build upper and abdominal strength?

Which are the most effective ways for a 14 year old girl to build upper and abdominal strength?

Strength training: The best way for an adolescent to increase strength is organized, monitored light strength training. Weight training should not be done at this age. Regular cardiac exercise should be continued. ...Read more

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I get severe abdominal and back pain with my period. I can't take enough extra strength excedrin to help. I also started experiencing body aches ?

I get severe abdominal and back pain with my period. I can't take enough extra strength excedrin to help. I also started experiencing body aches ?

Menstrual cramping: I'd suggest if you're regular that 2-3 days prior to starting your cycle you take Aleve (naproxen) twice daily and block those receptors to keep from having this pain. ...Read more

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What are some physical therapy exercises for back and abdominal strength?

What are some physical therapy exercises for back and abdominal strength?

See below: Check out spine health you can google this there's an article about abdominal and back strengthening exercises. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Is it likely that exercise and strengthing the legs and abdomen can completely cure mild pots syndrome?

Is it likely that exercise and strengthing the legs and abdomen can completely cure mild pots syndrome?

Yes: A mayo clinic study showed that the majority of pots patients no longer had the syndrome a year later. Your exercise program would surely accelerate your recovery. ...Read more

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Can you still strength train with an abdominal hernia and can u still do sit-ups.

Can you still strength train with an abdominal hernia and can u still do sit-ups.

As tolerated: Your activity level should be based on pain and discomfort caused by the hernia. This is also the general instructions for after a hernia is repaired surgically. There are a wide variety of abdominal hernias ranging from relatively "simple" to highly complex. Best to see a general surgeon for a consultation in order to make an informed decision. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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