Top
10
Doctor insights on: Is Being Flexible A Good Thing

Share
1

1
Is being flexible a good thing?

Is being flexible a good thing?

Yes and no: It has been associated with certain talents. Muscian students at the university of rochester, ny were tested for hypermobility and it was found there was an increase in hypermobility. This was done because pagonini was a famous musician and violinist and had a very flexible (hypermobile) hand. You need to keep in good muscle tone because of the extra play in your joint or they may slip. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
How good is jump roping for flexibility?

How good is jump roping for flexibility?

No great: Jump roping is a good cardiovascular and strength training exercise, however, not good for most of your lower extremity joints. For flexibility, best exercises may be yoga and taichi. ...Read more

3

3
What are good flexibility exercises?

What are good  flexibility exercises?

Suggest a group: I would recommend a series of exercises it would include stretches for upper and lower back, quad and hamstring and calf areas these should be done on a daily or at least 4-5 x/ wk. ...Read more

4

4
Are there any good stretches to become flexible fast?

Are there any good stretches to become flexible fast?

Flexibility: You are wise to want to work on your flexibility. Flexibility and balance are important. However, there is no short cut. You can learn and practice several stretching exercises, but I recommend that you gradually increase your activity, just like with cardiovascular exercise. You can cause injury by trying to move too quickly. Yoga is excellent for building strength, balance, and flexibility. ...Read more

5

5
Which Doctor should I see for flexibility issues mainly in the leg. Is pt a good option ?

Which Doctor should I see for flexibility issues mainly in the leg. Is pt a good option




?

Range of motion: 19 year old gentleman with a question about improving flexibility in his leg. You are absolutely correct. You should visit a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who can evaluate you and write a physical therapy prescription to evaluate and treat your knee. Depending on your history, an orthopaedic surgery consultation would be indicated if a manipulation under anesthesia would benefit ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Is it possible by discipline and persistence to return to a good level of flexibility after a L4-S1 lumbar fusion?

Is it possible by discipline and persistence to return to a good level of flexibility after a L4-S1 lumbar fusion?

It depends: the L4-S1 space will be immobile but you can keep the remainder of your spine flexible with proper therapy and exercise ask your physician or physical therapist sor a safe rehab program for your back ...Read more

10

10
Is unremarkable a good thing or a bad thing?

"Unremarkable": Means that nothing is wrong. So it is a good thing. ...Read more