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Is Walking A Good Form Of Exercise For People With Spinal Stenosis
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
How can I possibly exercise with 3 pinched nerves from spinal stenosis prevents me from even walking?
Spinal stenosis: Patients with spinal stenosis typically have a condition called neurogenic claudication that prevents them from standing straight and walking long distances. Bending forward typically opens up the canal and these patients can often be found leaning against a shopping cart at the grocery store. Core strengthening exercises can help support the spine and minimize pressure on your neural elements. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OK - but not enough: Walking is ok - (better than sitting around). Walking however does not really increase back muscle strength (no challenge to the muscles, you are not going to get a bigger biceps from walking either). To significantly strengthen the para-spinous muscles (thereby reducing strain on the spinal column), isometric exercises e.g. Swimming, bicycle, rowing machine, yoga) are preferred to just walking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I prepare my body (I'm 68) for a long 9 hour flight and 15 days of walking tours when I have Spinal stenosis. When I overdo walking, I suffer?
Spinal stenosis: That is a difficult task. Lumbar spinal stenosis causes back and leg pain with walking (neurogenic claudication). Fortunately most walking tours have frequent stops to discuss what you are viewing. Take a cane that folds out into a small stool so you can sit and flex your back to decompress the pinched nerves. Do stretches in the morning and evening. Add ice to the back at night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spinal stenosis for 2 yrs. ..have developed slight bladder and bowel leakage. Lots of trouble walking. Wondering if it is worse.
85 yr fem-sharp intermit pain in both thighs, occurring after sitting or walking too long. Has spinal stenosis. On warfarin-3.75MG/day Possible cause?
I am 54 and I have a spinal stenosis of 5mm. It is becoming more difficult to use the right leg. I get cramps, major weakness, hip goes out and can hardly walk. What shouldi do?
Stenosis: Unfortunately, medications, manipulation and therapy may improve symptoms, however the pathology will continue to worsen. If you are having neurologic issues of weakness etc, you should be seen by a neurosurgeon or orthopedist with spinal training for eval before things worsen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had an operation for spinal stenosis 2 years ago and now my legs are having sharp pain down to the knee. It's very painful to stand or walk .
I Have spinal stenosis and neuropathy. Lots of numbness. Why do my legs and feet feel like they are in ice water at night? Walking is hard.
1 of the symptoms-: -is painful when walking. The usual distance you were able to walk gets shorter as time goes by. You have to stop & rest more often. The coldness can be associated with it also. I am assuming you mean the lumbar spine. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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