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How long should I be stretching for best results at 70?

How long should I be stretching for best results at 70?

Stretching: At any age, you should only stretch muscles after they've been warmed up. You should only push a stretch to when you start to feel a pull in the muscle, not to the point of considerable pain. ...Read more

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How long should I be stretching my muscles for best flexibility results?

How long should I be stretching my muscles for best flexibility results?

Stretching: You should always stretch muscles after they've been warmed up for better and safer results. The longer and more often you stretch the better the results. In general, it's reasonable to hold a stretch for 15- 20 seconds . But if you are trying to improve flexibility, then you hold the stretch longer. ...Read more

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How long should I be exercising for in one session?

How long should I be exercising for in one session?

Exercise and Health : There is no correct answer to this question. It all depends on the goal of your exercise. However when a doctor prescribes exercise they are usually doing it for diabetes prevention, heart disease prevention and weight loss. A good exercise program in one that lasts at least twenty minutes three to five times per week. But that is the minimal recommendation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to run 5K after sclerotherapy session? Will it reduce effects- wait how long for best results. I always wear compression 2wks postThanks!

Is it ok to run  5K after sclerotherapy  session? Will it reduce effects- wait how long for best results. I always wear compression 2wks postThanks!

Not for 48 hours: I would not participate in vigorous physical activity and aerobic activities for at least 48 hours after sclerotherapy session to obtain the maximum benefits. It scraped that she wear compression stockings during physical activity which will help with energize in your legs. ...Read more

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For home insemination to work what tool should I use and how long should I lay in place for it to work?

For home insemination to work what tool should I use and how long should I lay in place for it to work?

Natural or not?: Oh my, the old "turkey baster" treatment appears to be back. Whatever device is used make sure that it is a clean glass (not plastic) "tool". Plastic slows sperm motility. The semen should be deposited as far back in the vagina by the cervix as possible and wait at least 30 to 45 minutes in the supine position with a pillow under the hips so you don't lose "everything". ...Read more

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What excercise can tighten my stomach at home and how long would it take to see results?

What excercise can tighten my stomach at home and how long would it take to see results?

After 2 weeks: To get a flat tummy, a person must eat only as many calories as truly needed, so she can lose "fat" weight. At the same time, she must do several months of weight training with the abdominal muscles in order to build a strong "tube" of muscle that circles the abdominal contents, and holds everything in, when she stands up. Easier said than done, but it's possible! do need daily dedicated workouts! ...Read more

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How long should I be out of work as a model after rhinoplasty?

How long should I be out of work as a model after rhinoplasty?

Depends on extent: This varies by individual and with the extent of bruising as well as the activities required for your job. With some simple tip procedures, you may be able to return working with head shots in 10 days but with more extensive procedures and work requiring physical posturing or activity, 6 weeks may be recommended. ...Read more

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I will be having a 360 fusion at L5 s1 how long will the procedure take and what can I expect for a hospital stay?

I will be having a 360 fusion at L5 s1 how long will the procedure take and what can I expect for a hospital stay?

Depends: If this involves an incision that opens the abdomen, a few days on the hospital is topical, but you would need to check with your surgeon to be sure. Give them a call, and they will get back to you with the info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm getting a greenfield filter this monday. how long should I expect to stay at the hosp for observation?

What do you advise if I'm getting a greenfield filter this monday. how long should I expect to stay at the hosp for observation?

Shouldn't be long: It is a relatively quick procedure...you shouldn't have to stay very long in the hospital at all. Good luck! ...Read more

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How is a biopsy done on a lump in your back, how painful, risks, would I have to be put to sleep like for surgery? How long for results?

How is a biopsy done on a lump in your back, how painful, risks, would I have to be put to sleep like for surgery? How long for results?

See a dermatologist: First see a skin dr to determine if you truly need a biopsy or something else. Biopsies of skin lesions on the back are usually quick ; painless. Local Lidocaine anesthetic is very effective. No sedation is needed. Depending on how it is done, a microscopic diagnosis is made in an hour or 2 days later. Depending on what you have ; how it is done, you may, or may not have stitches. You will not nee. ...Read more

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I am a runner and am concernrd about stretching to avoid injury . What is the best and ideal way for stretching. If you have sites for best stretching . Thank you.?

I am a runner and am concernrd about stretching to avoid injury . What is the best  and ideal way for stretching. If you have sites for best stretching . Thank you.?

Before and After: It is extremely important that you stretch before and after running. Concentrate on stretching the legs and lower back and put more time in stretching the back of your thighs and legs since the hamstrings and calf muscles are commonly injured after prolonged running. If running in cold weather, dress appropriately to keep your body worm. Sorry, not enough space to give details, refer to web md. ...Read more

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What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?

What should I expect for breast augmentation recovery time? How long does it typically take to recover from a breast augmentation? How long is it likely i would be unable to go to work if I am on my feet all day and how long do people tend to be sore?

Varies w individual : Every person is different in how they perceive pain. Most will be sore for 3 days to 2 weeks. Same is true for work. Your are completely healed around 6 weeks. You should avoid upper body excercises for at least 6 weeks. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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How long should I be under a doctors care after a 4 level cervical discectomy and fusion using pistons?

How long should I be under a doctors care after a 4 level cervical discectomy and fusion using pistons?

Care: I don't know what you mean by doctors care but I suggest you should see the surgeon at the post operative visits that he suggests ...Read more

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How long after a possible HIV exposure should I do at home testing. (I want the results to be reliable.)?

How long after a possible HIV exposure should I do at home testing. (I want the results to be reliable.)?

Not the best test: The home self test for HIV takes up to 3 months to give reliable results, the longest of all HIV tests. It is never the best test to check for infection after a particular exposure. Better to go to a doctor or clinic and have an HIV antigen/antibody test ("4th generation" or "duo" test), which is reliable after only 4 weeks. You also need testing for STDs, for which you are at much higher risk. ...Read more

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I need surgery for a dislocated shoulder and have been meaning to get my knee done as well. Can i get both at the same time? How much rehab is there?

I need surgery for a dislocated shoulder and have been meaning to get my knee done as well. Can i get both at the same time? How much rehab is there?

No way: When one has surgery on a knee, crutches are often needed. This could put a lot of stress on any shoulder repair that you have done. The amount of rehab that will be required will be determined by the operating surgeon who will make the final decision after the surgery. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wear a head band at night for after an otoplasty?

How long do you have to wear a head band at night for after an otoplasty?

Ask your surgeon: Best to call your surgeon and ask. Everyone has slightly different practice patterns, and there may be some things about your case that make it unique. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long should I be stretching for best results at 70?

Stretching: At any age, you should only stretch muscles after they've been warmed up. You should only push a stretch to when you start to feel a pull in the muscle, not to the point of considerable pain. ...Read more