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I Injured My Upper Trap Lifting Weights What Should I Do For It
See Physician: And stop lifting until you find out whats wrong and correct. Do not want to risk injury. When you resume lifting wear a weightlifting belt and be sure to follow proper technique. ...Read more
If I am injured and can no longer do weight training should I still drink whey powder? I am trying to lose weight.
Make Lasting Changes: A weight loss program has to be something you can live with for the long-term. Its better to eat healthy, natural proteins like meats, fish and veggies than to drink whey. Avoid liquid calories of any kind. Eliminating "white" carbs will go a long way also. This means sugar, white flour products as well as white rice and white pastas. This + regular exercise = steady weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a complete shoulder rotator cuff repair 10 yrs ago. I have injured it recently lifting weights. Can you tear it again?
I recently injured my shoulder in the gym whilst lifting weights. Since this it now hurts whilst in the gym and out. When moving my arm it cracks.
Can I do spinning with a l5-s1 disc herniation? What type of weight training can I do without injuring my back?
Depends. : If it doesn't hurt, then spin away. ...Read more
What preventative measures should be taken to avoid re-injuring a hip flexor - soccer injury? Any specific stretches or weight training?
Avoid re-injury: In my experience groin strains( hip flexor/adductor muscle strains) are common in american football kickers and soccer players."rice"( rest, ice, compression , elevation / nsaids ) is most effective for treatment initially . The best advice i can give to avoid re-injury is to be certain your injury has completely healed before playing again. Stretching exersises once healed ? Benefit... ...Read more
I can not fully extend my right knee, can't put weight on it, and it's very painful. I don't think I injured it. It's been hurting for a couple weeks.
Cannot extend knee: hello ~ if you cannot extend the knee and its painful, it sounds like you could have a bucket-handle tear of the meniscus in the knee. You dont have to have had a severe injury to tear the cartilage. So please make an appointment to see an Orthopedist and he will order an MRI of knee if he feels it is indicated. It may be a simple sprain but your symptoms demand investigation. Ibuprofen for pain ...Read more
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