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I dislocated my shoulder. Which exercises can I do to stop the pain?

I dislocated my shoulder. Which exercises can I do to stop the pain?

Safe exercises: For an anterior dislocation after a few days of rest and immobilization start with pendulum exercises and shrugs. Over the next few weeks increase the range of motion. Use a broomstick held in front of the body and move it side to side then upwards to the shoulder level and finally overhead. Always avoid positions that reproduce the sense of instability. Next, start gradual resistance exercises. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate shoulder pain in my arm while I do push-ups?

What can I do to alleviate shoulder pain in my arm while I do push-ups?

Avoid deep push ups: While it may be a better workout to go all the way down in your pushups, if this is causing shoulder pain it may help to stop before your elbows go behind your back. Keeping your elbows in front of you will put less stress on your shoulder. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder? I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if i work out.

What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder?  I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if i work out.

Ortho evaluation: If you still have pain after appropriate strengthening exercises then you probably have an unstable shoulder. This needs to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon as you might need stabilization surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

Need More Info: Please state the circumstances surrounding your pain-what you do to aggrevate, the character or the pain-aching, burning, stabbing, radiation (does it seem to move), what relieves it if anything, how long have you had it, were there injuries associated with the pain. Thanks! ...Read more

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Pain in r elbow radiating into my forearm when I straighten it. What can it be and what can I do to relieve the pain?

Pain in r elbow radiating into my forearm when I straighten it. What can it be and what can I do to relieve the pain?

It depends: If the pain is medial and goes into your ring and little finger, it's probably cubital tunnel syndrome, which is a pinched nerve on the inside of the elbow. If its the outside of the elbow, it may be tennis elbow syndrome. Both should be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory medication, but if it keeps hurting see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop the pain from dislocated hips?

What can I do to stop the pain from dislocated hips?

Pain medicine: Once the hips have been relocated, temporary pain control can be achieved with the help of pain medication. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent having shoulder pain when using the shoulder press?

What can I do to prevent having shoulder pain when using the shoulder press?

Avoid the exercise: Generally shoulder press lifting is not good for the shoulder, especially if you are having pain. Lighten the weight and use dumbbells if you must do them. ...Read more

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Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Can i rest my back or is there exercises i can do to stop this pain in my lower back and leg muscles?

Depends: If its an acute problem rest and alternate heat and cold as tolerated. If its chronic muscle strengthening may be helpful to prevent future problems. See a doc or physical therapist to get specifics.You need to make sure you dont have a ruptured disc before doing any therapy. Make sure if your doing routine execise that you are doing them properly and its not the cause as well. ...Read more

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I have bone spurs in my right shoulder, what can I do to help with the pain?

Diagnosis?: Bone spurs are an incidental x-ray finding and a controversial diagnosis as far as truly being responsible for shoulder pathology. Learn more about this topic here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm and http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/. ...Read more

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I have a trapped nerve in my back that causes pain to shoot down my arm. Ibuprofen does not to work. How can I fix it?How can I relieve the pain?

I have a trapped nerve in my back that causes pain to shoot down my arm. Ibuprofen does not to work. How can I fix it?How can I relieve the pain?

Surgery: If it is a trapped nerve then an anti-inflammatory drug will decrease inflammation but not fix the nerve. Surgery will fix the trapping. I would have a physical therapist work to make certain it is not an issue with a muscle group - and then see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Strained a muscle in my chest once again what can I do to relieve the pain it hurts anyway i move or lay. Any suggestion to heal the muscles faster?

Strained a muscle in my chest once again what can I do to relieve the pain it hurts anyway i move or lay. Any suggestion to heal the muscles faster?

Follow RICE, ie:: Rest, ice it, compression bandage and elevate. Decrease all movements to a minimum and take pain meds + a muscle relaxer for a few days. Support (with a hand or a cushion against the chest) when coughing or sneezing, to reduce the pain. If no better see your pcp. ...Read more

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I strained my quad, what can I do to help deal with the pain while playing on it?

Compression wrap: If the strain is minor, you may use a compression sleeve or wrap around the thigh. You may also apply an icy hot product prior to activity and do a proper warm up. An NSAID such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) prior to activity will help with reduction of inflammation. Ice after activity. If it is a more serious strain it would be a good idea to give it a rest or else you can make it worse. ...Read more

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What can I do to soothe and prevent further pain in my right heel when doing kendo?

What can I do to soothe and prevent further pain in my right heel when doing kendo?

Stretch!: Make sure you are properly doing your warm-up and cool-down exercises before and after kendo. You may want to ice your heel and try an over-the counter antiinflammatory such as advil, Motrin or aleve (naproxen). Talk to your doctor if these measures are not helpful, or your symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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I tore my upper back muscles what can I do to ease the pain?

Rest, heat, meds: Everyone reacts differently to pain. If it just occurred, sometimes icing the area helps decease swelling and pain. If it was days age, warm heat often helps relax the area and can cause some pain relief. Nsaids like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) can help with pain. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For more definitive tx, best wishes. ...Read more

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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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What can I do to decrease my knee and hip pain?

What can I do to decrease my knee and hip pain?

Several things: Weight loss and low-impact exercise will often help with arthritis pain. A short course of otc medication such as tylenol (acetaminophen) can safely help as well. ...Read more

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What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

What exercise or stretch can I do for my upper back pain to help loosen it up?

Spine nerve irritate: Many physical therapy sites will show you the best stretches for your muscles. You may have back nerve root irritation with significant muscle spasms, esp deep spasms which cannot be really stretched with exercise. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more