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Joints Used In The High Jump
The higher you are the harder you fall.
The jump is practice and strength, the landing is how to save your joints.
You want to spread the dtress of the landing over as many joints as you can. Absorb the shock with hip flex, knee flex, and toes to heel land.
You should have a soft quiet landing. Takes practice. ...Read more
Anytime I jump/touch/move some ways the joint, under toes on the right side of my right foot hurts really bad after lots of exertion up my shin hurts?
My big toe is:Red around joint, bruised, painful to walk, swollen. I injured it jumping and landing on it turned. What do doctors do to an injured toe?
All depends: On the extent of the injury which in your case can only e determined after seeing an X-ray. I would advise a doctors visit to a foot doctor. ...Read more
GF is fatigued w/ SOB, chest pain, joint pain, bruises/petechiae on arms &legs. I've been doing research &idont want to jump to conclusions but cancer??
Consult your Doctor: If you have BP which fluctuate from low to high you need to consult your doctor. You did not mention whether you are being treated with any meds for high bllod pressure or any other condition which can effect your bp. So consult your doctor if you need any treatment for it. ...Read more
Cushioned sneakers: Ankle brace, don't high jump.....Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: You should limit your activity based on how you feel. If it hurts, take it easy. It is best to also have this checked by a doctor at some point - sooner if it is causing problems, at your convenience if it is not causing problems. Hope this helps! ...Read more
All your leg muscles:
I think for the activities you're describing you will need to build them all up.
But you don't want bulky muscles, so start working on your calf, hamstrings, and quads.
But don't forget your flexibility and avoid bulk.
You want long lean muscles. ...Read more
Not by itself: High uric acid, by itself, cannot damage joints. If and when it causes gouty arthritis can joint damage result. This type of arthritis may manifest in many different ways, from the solitary attack to multiple attacks and chronic arthritis over time. High uric acid, again, may be harmless, or it can also cause kidney problems, so get a urinalysis and kidney function tests to be on the safe side. ...Read more
Not normal: You may have a very pendulous scrotum with testes that hang lower than normal. Suggest you check it out with a urologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Research has shown that those with a history of joint pain can experience fluctuations in their level of pain with even small shifts in barometric pressure.
Barometric pressure changes can certainly be seen at altitude or with rapid weather changes which are seen quite frequently in denver. ...Read more
Likely hemorrhoids: The pain in your rectal region when you strain most likely hemorrhoids. ...Read more
What are your thoughts on high intensity work out classes (such as cycling classes)? Are they okay on your joints/muscles?
High Intensity: Cycling should be safe on your joints. Hi intensity interval training should be limited to no more than 2 or 3 episodes per week if done appropriately. ...Read more
High BP when I'm sedentary, especially lying on my back in the PM. But if I do jumping jacks for 10 minutes and then rest, my numbers go down.
Record BP and send r: Send us the BP readings, done at rest daily for 3-4 days. We can then guide you further. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of exertional compartment syndrome? Can it be caused from high jump and hurdling in track? If so does it stop in the offseason?
Let us to help: The most common symptom is pain during with activity that is quickly relieved with rest. Patients may notice a tingling or numbness in the leg or foot due to lack of blood flow to the nerves. Often when the symptoms are present, the area over the muscles of the front of the leg feels very tight. Yes it could. It suppose to stop when activity stop unless it turn to be chrnic one. ...Read more
Can your body temp jumping around do any harm to ur health? Like if it's low then high. Bounces back n forth. Between 97.7-99.2
No: Everyone's temperature fluctuates like that throughout the day and you would expect it. It is normal and natural. Don't worry. ...Read more
My ALT was elevated for a good six months. 60-80 range. And now is back down at 32. Why did it jump up like that for such an extended period?
Maybe "hepatitis": Hepatitis is defined as inflammation of liver cells, as is indicated by elevation in serum transaminases (ast and/or alt). Hepatitis can be caused by a variety of issues (infectious, ischemic, metabolic, toxic, infiltrative, alcohol-related, drugs, etc.). Alt is not however specific to just the liver--so, what tests have been done; what has been ruled out? Recently had mononucleosis? ...Read more
Systolic pressure: Fluctuates considerably normallyGet a more detailed answer ›
When I jump off my left leg my knee doesn't seem supported and I can't jump as high, it just gives out a bit I guess. What could it be
Have you seen a doc for this? It could be a number of things depending on the history (for eg. Was there any trauma? Any fevers/rash? Does the knee ever lock? Is there any pain?).
Most likely a tendon or meniscal injury.
The best imaging technique is an mri, however a physical exam may reveal the diagnosis. ...Read more
Child's rheumo wants to avoid a biologic but already on high dose of metho and had joint injections 3mth ago and need again how can I change her mind?
Discuss with her: Sit down with her and discuss both her reasons for not wanting to do the biologic and your reasons for wanting to do it. She does this every day, and probably has valid reasons for her position based on her experience. But you need to let your position be known as well, so that maybe you can come to an agreement about the plan of care. ...Read more
I am on BP meds working for years. BP just started jumping up very high. 194/99' 168/106. Can invega (paliperidone) or Abilify cause this? Should I be concerned?
Not really.: Both Invega (paliperidone) and Abilify are more prone to cause postural hypotension rather than hypertension, Invega (paliperidone) because of its Alpha blocking effect. However, your doctor needs to find out whether you have other conditions such as kidney problems that can cause the hypertension. I would be very concerned with your high blood pressure and you need immediate attention. Go to the ER now. ...Read more
Jump rope HBP: BP will go up right after you jump rope and then come down to below your baseline level about 10 min after. Will not cause consistent increase in BP. Well unless you jump rope all the time you are awake. ...Read more
I have mobitz type 1 due to high vagal tone. Sometimes It feels like my heart is jumping around. Is that all part of it. I'm so scared of dying?
Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different anxiety producing symptoms which are alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www. Cardiamin. Com, use code: CMC), and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www. Amazon. Com) and visit www. Dysautonomiainternational. Com. ...Read more
Can salt make one's joints hurt? I'm supposed to do very high salt diet for dysautonomia but I have ctd and my joints always hurt on high salt days?
Why is my hr so high in the heat? I was just standing and my heart felt weird so I looked at moniter and it kept jumping around, ranged 125-151. I'm 17
When in the heat-: -Ur HR will B elevated as Ur body is trying 2 cool off, by increasing the blood supply 2 Ur skin. But if playing a sport in the sun & sweating a lot, this is still a little high 4 Ur age. I don't know what monitor U looked @ but I assume U were Bng active. This again 4 Ur age is fast. Talk 2 Ur parents about this as they R the gatekeepers of Ur health care. U should C a cardiologist or internist. ...Read more