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What's the best way to stop pain after exercise?

What's the best way to stop pain after exercise?

Stretch: Stretch really well both before and after your exercise regimen and warm up and down. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Aside from stretching, what's a good way to prevent pain after exercise, or weight training?

Aside from stretching, what's a good way to prevent pain after exercise, or weight training?

Moderate exercise: Pain in the muscles after exercise to some extent is normal. However, if the pain is more than a stiffness or a discomfort then you are probably overdoing it. So, moderate the exercise level until your muscles get appropriately conditioned. Also, rest between workouts is important to allow for muscle recovery. ...Read more

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What is knee pain after exercise?

What is knee pain after exercise?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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Horrbile neck pain after exercise, what to do?

Horrbile neck pain after exercise, what to do?

If it does not: Improve, consider going to er as you may have ruptured a disc, especially if you have any radiating pain down extremities or back. Otherwise, if you have no contra-indications, heat/ice, nsaids, stretching can all be considered. However, to make sure it does not become a chronic issue, see someone with spine experience and consider pt if it continues to be a problem. ...Read more

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Jaw pain after exercise. Should i be worried?

Possibly: A dull, vague pain on the lower left side of your jaw may be cause for concern in regard to heart attack. Bilateral jaw pain may be from clenching while exercising. Wearing a mouth guard while working out might make a difference. If this is a common occurrence, it would benefit you to see a dentist for and exam. . ...Read more

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Should i be worried? Heart/chest pain after exercise?

Get seen: The most serious (coronary artery disease) and the most trivial (precordial catch / texidor's twinge) processes can both cause chest pain. At your age, it's worth discussing with your personal physician especially if it's of recent onset. ...Read more

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Left thigh has a permanent numbness on side aresb& tingling cold pain after exercise.

Meralgia : You describe an issue with lateal femoral cutaneous nerve of thigh, c/w compression at pelvis, which causes all of your symptoms. Benign, but annoying, and you could take nerve pain suppressant meds, but if you avoid tight clothes, belts about waist, may well find slow remission. Check with your doctor to confirm these comments. ...Read more

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I have had an ongoing problem with severe cramping and intense right sided pain after exercise and orgasm that has increased in frequency over the pas?

See your doctor: You need a full examination with your doctor to evaluate the source of the pain. This is not normal. ...Read more

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Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I've had pain in my ankle since january when I was kicked in the ankle at football. I get pain after exercise in my ankle and knee. What's wrong?

I've had pain in my ankle since january when I was kicked in the ankle at football. I get pain after exercise in my ankle and knee. What's wrong?

Get re-evaluated: Your goal and the doc's is to get you back to full speed. The original injury may be more than a minor contusion, and if it begins to change your movement, the instability can cause a change in gait which can also affect the leg. You need to get rechecked. Options for treatment may include conservative means such as bracing or if the injury is severe, surgery may be warranted. ...Read more

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I had child hip dysplasia which resulted in a surgical pin before age 2. Now I have terrible hip flexor pain after exercise. Should I call a doc?

I had child hip dysplasia which resulted in a surgical pin before age 2. Now I have terrible hip flexor pain after exercise. Should I call a doc?

Yes: Please consult with an Orthopedic surgeon. It will be advisable to limit excessive use of the joint until you have been evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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How long would a mid-foot sprain take to heal? I have had pain for over 5 weeks now. There is no swelling but the foot feels unstable and hurts after exercise.

How long would a mid-foot sprain take to heal? I have had pain for over 5 weeks now. There is no swelling but the foot feels unstable and hurts after exercise.

Re-Evaluate.: Mid-foot sprains need to evaluated with a higher degree of focus. It is not unusual to have foot immobilized for 5 weeks followed by varying degrees of boots and walkers. If your foot was not evaluated by a specialist in mid foot injuries, then you need to find one, sooner than later. This is one of those instances where it is better to over treat than under treat. ...Read more

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I get left side lower back spasms after exercise or when standing still? I use the stepper 45 minutes daily plus work with a trainer 3x/week

I get left side lower back spasms after exercise or when standing still?  I use the stepper 45 minutes daily plus work with a trainer 3x/week

Get it checked out: You may be over-training, or doing too much of the same kind of exercise. It's easy to fall into a "trance" when you do the same exercise every day and set yourself up for repetitive stress injury. Regardless, any persistent pain should be checked out. ...Read more

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I've been doing physical therapy, but after exercise yesterday, why would I have lower back pain radiating into my knee and front knee on the right?

Radiating pain: Pain after therapy radiating down the leg to the knee is most likely related to nerve irritation. I suggest you go back into the physician who referred you to physical therapy and be reassessed. ...Read more

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Can kidney pain travel up your back?

Can kidney pain travel up your back?

No, usually...: The pain originating from kidney tends to travel lateral and down, not back and up. In reality, the pain over kidneys is often unrelated with kidneys themselves, yet with the disorders of local muscles, joints, & nerves. How can one deduce the causes for similar symptoms from different origins? Not that hard if analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, fluctuation, evolution, resolution . ...Read more

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I'm having kidney pain when lying down, what is the cause?

I'm having kidney pain when lying down, what is the cause?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated, as it may be due to
1kidney infection
2stone in the kidney
3tumer in kidney
4pain not related to kidney but from another source. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Can alcohol cause bilateral kidney pain?

Not possible: No alcohol can not cause pain in both kidneys. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have kidney pain when breathing?

What does it mean if I have kidney pain when breathing?

Not be kidney pain?: Abdominal pain with breathing is due to moving of diaphragm. It does not have to be kidney pain as other factors are possible e.g. Lower end of lungs due to pleurisy. The kidneys do not feel pain unless the surrounding capsule is inflamed or distended. Poss kidney infection or stone disease. But see your doc to evaluate location of pain and may be done an ultrasound if needed. ...Read more

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How to get rid of kidney pain ?

How to get rid of kidney pain
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Ibuprofen: If pain is from the kidneys, such as in kidney stones, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
If it's from lumbar pain, NSAIDS can be helpful, but the addition of an antispasm medication sometimes is necessary, because tight muscle play a role in development of pain ...Read more

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How do I get rid of kidney pain?

How do I get rid of kidney pain?

See your doctor: 1) need to confirm pain is from your kidney, 2) require medical examination ; urinalysis, 3) diagnosis as to cause, i.e. Kidney stone, infection ; rule out musculo-skeletal causes. 4) appropriate treament ; pain medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does heating pad help kidney pain?

Does heating pad help kidney pain?

NO : Heating pad usually help relax the muscles /ligaments which can improve pain. Sometimes muscles around kidney can go into spasm from kidney infection called pyelonephritis and in that case a heating pad may provide temporary relief. ...Read more

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Which disc bulge can mimic kidney pain?

Hard to Say: But my guess would be between T10 through L2 could cause back pain in the flank area. Hard to really tell without MRI to really see what is going on. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Stress & kidneys?: Stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read more

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Is a heating pad good for mild kidney pain?

Is a heating pad good for mild kidney pain?

Possibly: Will not affect kidney but can make people feel better regarding a skin/nerve effect. ...Read more

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What can cause kidney pain due to painkillers?

What can cause kidney pain due to painkillers?

See below: Check with your doctor to be sure you can use these medicines safely, particularly if you have kidney disease. Heavy or long-term use of some of these medicines, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, and higher dose aspirin, can cause chronic kidney disease known as chronic interstitial nephritis. The warning labels on otc analgesics tell you not to use these medicines for more than l0 days for pain. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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