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Leg Lifts Vs Sit Ups
Yes: Sit ups work the abs and do not work the legs, leg lifts work the legs predominately, with some ab involvement. ...Read more
Possibly: Spotting can occur infrequently depending on the amount of weight you are lifting and the number of reps. I recommend seeing an ob/gyn if you are concerned or symptoms continue. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, they canGet a more detailed answer ›
See Doctor: First try nsaids like ibuprofen, aleve and you can even add some tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with pain. Ice the area for 20 min at a time and see if these help reduce the pain. If this persists longer than a few days, consider seeing your doctor for stronger medications to help. Typically most people get better within a few weeks of an injury. If not better consider further imaging studies to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg lifts back pops painfully. 18yrs old back went out. Use to be health nut. Now 30 and still bad daily back pain. What do I do?
See a Dr: This is not a usual story for an 18-30-ish person. You should be examined (and possibly imaged) by a dr to determine if there is some congenital / degenerative / other issue present that can be addressed. ...Read more
Popping sound w. side lying left leg lifts, grinding Lside when doing the outter thigh weight machine. Pain only if I put all my weight on left side.
Hip: What you describe sounds like some problem in your left hip. Check the problem out with your doctor and get exercises that will help that area and help your left hip and leg and not cause further damage to the left hip if it is the problem. ...Read more
Lump on upper ab, right side. Hurts when I bend over or lay on that side. Also hurts to touch. What could it be? I do squats, leg lifts and push-ups.
I am 18 and female. I've noticed when I do leg lifts my hips pop and when I do pushups my elbow grinds, it is all painless. What could that be, should I stop?
MDI: Sounds like you have a condition of generalized ligamentous laxuty that is causing your joints to 'pop and grind'. If your shoulder 'slips' or pops or goes' dead' occasionally w/ activities or when u sleep ors characterize this condition as multidirectional instability (mdi).Of course, if you develop pain w/ above or symptoms worsen, see your pcp for referral to an ors for definitive dx. Gl! ...Read more
Whole upper right legs feels numb after doing sit ups, and hurts somewhere along upper leg. Had runners knee if that helps. What could cause the pain?
Could be nerve pain: It is best to get this checked out, but it could be nerve pain related to the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh. A medical term for this is meralgia paraesthetica. Basically there is a nerve that supplies this part of your leg that can relatively commonly become irritated and then numb. It would be best to see a sports medicine doctor or a neurologist for this condition. ...Read more
I'm 10wks s/p part hip repl after I fell &fxd my hip. 2 fu w surgeon-all xrays normal at 8 wks. No walker after 4 wks. Now I have severe pelvic/groin pain, can't do leg lifts very hard to walk. Pain is constant.51yo fem. FMLA expires@10 days, help!
My right shin became numb after a pilates class. I also fell on my right hip during class, so don't know which is the cause. Could it be from sit-ups?
My right hip pops in my lower back when I do sit ups & causes calf cramps & inner hip pain after walking why? & is this some type of hip displacement?
My son 6+15d and he is not bearing his weight on his legs. He is starting to sit t. What should I do for it?
Sounds normal: Infants will hold their legs out stiffly when held up until about 6 mo, they are not bearing weight but doing it as a reflex. The reflex fades before they can begin to control their legs in the upright position. At 6 mo they can generally sit briefly & get to sitting around 9m. Many can begin to pull to stand and cruise on furniture by 10-12 m which is when they can really bear weight. ...Read more
High venous pressure: Leg edema reflects high pressure in leg veins. It's important to determine the cause: heart failure, often due to high blood pressure, heart valve disease or heart muscle weakness, or leg vein valve failure due to dilated veins, or leg vein blood clots form the most common causes of leg swelling. Treat by reducing the pressure, elevating legs, blood thinners and use of compression stockings. ...Read more