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Doctor insights on: How To Do Oblique Crossover Crunches

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Are standing oblique twist, bar behind neck a good exercise?

Are standing oblique twist, bar behind neck a good exercise?

Listen to your body: The best exercise increases circulation to the entire body. A very simple one is to image your arms are a jump rope and move in a circle lifting your arms and opening tee chest wall as you gently rock or or "step" over the pretend rope. Doing this for 30 seconds every 30 minutes is great for people with sedentary jobs. ...Read more

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Hello, I have been feeling this horrible sharp pain in my left side of my body and i don't know what is going on? I believe that it's exteral oblique?

Hello, I have been feeling this horrible sharp pain in my left side of my body and i don't know what is going on? I believe that it's exteral oblique?

Muscle strain?: At age 19, it's unlikely to be colon/intestinal problems. Depending on actual location, could be ovarian (cyst, torsion) or muscle strain which could be muscle strain. If it is "horrible", see you doctor promptly. ...Read more

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Why does my 10 year old's right oblique hurt every time she takes long walks?

Why does my 10 year old's right oblique hurt every time she takes long walks?

Tummyache/walking: May be if it si one sided, she needs better shoes. Have her abck cheked out to make sure she doe snto have scoliosis as sometiems aptietns have unilarteral stain on hteir muscles when their spine is not straight.If it persists , you should see her pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am 26 y m healthy with a small oblique crease on both earlobes .Is that a proven risk factor for cad?

I am 26 y m healthy with a small oblique crease on both earlobes .Is that a proven risk factor for cad?

Not really: There is an old physical exam tip that suggested that this was a risk factor for coronary artery disease. It has not really proven to be so. You should check your cholesterol level, that is a much more reliable predictor of your risk. ...Read more

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Hello on my left quadratic side I feel these little lumps on my oblique I assume. And it hurts when I push on it and cough what could it be?

Hello on my left quadratic side I feel these little lumps on my oblique I assume. And it hurts when I push on it and cough what could it be?

Depend: there is a very small slim chance that could be one of the rare hernia in that side. it could be a lipoma, or a cyst. see a doctor they evaluate you ,assured you, or treat you. if they are multiple as you described them definitely a lipoma, and the condition called lipomatosis.. with that you should have some in other places as well. ...Read more

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Injury near oblique/back. How do I get out of bed after lying on side? Puts pressure on that area but have no other way to sleep. Advice please! Pain!

Injury near oblique/back. How do I get out of bed after lying on side? Puts pressure on that area but have no other way to sleep. Advice please! Pain!

See below: Low back pain usually improves within 1-2 weeks, but it depends on the circumstances. At your age the pain is likely from a muscle strain or a bad disc. If your pain has persisted for greater than 1-2 weeks despite conservative management I would see your physician. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with an severe oblique tear and felt a lot better over 2 months, now im severely constipated, and my oblique hurts like it didinitialy?

I was diagnosed with an severe oblique tear and felt a lot better over 2 months, now im severely constipated, and my oblique hurts like it didinitialy?

Try magnesium: Magnesium is helpful orally for constipation (mom). It is also helpful topically ( magnesium lotion or gel) on sore muscles by displacing the intracellular magnesium that makes the muscle go into spasm irritating an injured muscle. Magnesium also blocks substance p the mediator of pain sensations. Avoid constipating foods and eat more fresh green leafy vegetables, prunes, coconut oil, and senna. ...Read more

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What's the internal oblique muscle part of?

What's the internal oblique muscle part of?

Abdominal wall: Internal and external oblique muscles are part of the abdominal wall, along with rectus abdominus. ...Read more

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What's the external oblique muscle good for?

Abdominal wall: Internal and external oblique muscles, along with rectus abdominus are muscles of the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Pulsing pain under right oblique, what is it?

Many causes!: There are many causes, osome of which are more common. Nonetheless, without specifics regarding pain, such location, time of day, what brings it on, etc., no answer can be given. You need to see your doctor regarding this one. A thorough hx, and physical, together with indicated tests will help define your pain! ...Read more

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What is some basic info on superior oblique myokymia?

What is some basic info on superior oblique myokymia?

Visual disturbance: Condition presents as repeated, brief episodes of movement, shimmering or shaking of the vision of one eye, a feeling of the eye trembling, or vertical/tilted vision. Neurovascular compression of the trochlear nerve (cranial nerve 4), which controls the movement of the superior oblique muscles causes this condition. Treatment with meds or surgery. ...Read more

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How long does surgery take for a torn oblique muscle?

How long does surgery take for a torn oblique muscle?

Time.....: We see questions like this all the time. Do you mean, how long is the surgery (from initial incision to skin closure), or how long is the recovery period? ...Read more

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How to speed recovery time from a pulled oblique muscle?

Acupuncture option: Acupuncture is very affect for acutely injured muscles. It can reduce pain and inflammation as well as expiting healing. It has proven to be very beneficial in military settings as it can hasten return to full duty. ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks and have an oblique lying baby. Will he move or will this affect my birth?

I'm 36 weeks and have an oblique lying baby. Will he move or will this affect my birth?

Oblique Lie at 36 wk: An oblique lie (assuming this is head-down oblique) will convert to a longitudinal lie (head-down, cephalic, or "normal") 99% of the time by the time of labor. About 1% of the time, the baby may convert to a transverse lie. Obviously a transverse lie is not compatible with vaginal delivery, which would affect the birth. ...Read more

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I was sitting, then went to get up and my left side oblique area hurt like a charlie horse suddenly. it hurts worse trying to straighten up and walk.

I was sitting, then went to get up and my left side oblique area hurt like a charlie horse suddenly. it hurts worse trying to straighten up and walk.

Muscle spasm: A charlie horse is a muscle spasm, and that sounds exactly like what happened. If it is severe, or unrelenting, you should have it checked out by your primary care doctor. In the mean time, ok to treat with ice, warm compresses, or combination. Can also use massage. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I believe I have tore my intercoastal muscles, i was doing oblique twist whilst holding on to pull up bar, i felt something go snap, is intercoastals?

I believe I have tore my intercoastal muscles, i was doing oblique twist  whilst holding on to pull up bar, i felt something go snap, is intercoastals?

Could be: There are a variety of structures in the thoracic cage which can be injured including the muscle and cartilage. Try Ibuprofen around the clock and ice the area several times per day. You may see bruising develop in the next couple of days too. ...Read more