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Om Yoga Wear
While jogging it may: Help to prevent jiggling. Up to 85% of women in america are wearing an incorrect bra size or a design which doesn't properly support them. Encourage you to go to a specialty bra shop for proper fitting and a bra that will fit your needs. Breast care is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Curing slight runner's knee?
I walk daily for 2.5 miles, have a BMI of 21.8, do quad sets, push ups and elevate my knee when sleeping using pillow.
Physical therapy: You need to do pt or a good home exercise program. You need to do eccentrics and isometrics. You would do "knee squeezes" as isometrics and also terminal knee extensions as well as leg lifts. Then you would progress to one legged squats to give yourself good neuromuscular control. ...Read more
Knee hurts badly despite trying interventions my GP recommended (PT, supportive shoes, walking, stretching). Possibility of osteoarthritis?
I suggest you : See an orthopedist who specializes in knees. ...Read more
Knees hurt after climbing 3 flights of stairs to apartment. Dr said my kneecaps slide around, loose/flexible. Any exercises to help and strengthen?
Patellar Tracking: Your description sounds like patellar tracking disorder. The kneecap (patella) shifts out of place as the leg bends or straightens. The kneecap shifts too far toward the outside of the leg. Weak thigh muscles, being overweight, poor alignment of the knee joints, any injury to the knee, all can contribute. Treatment has two goals: reduce pain and strengthen muscles around the knee. Hv dedicated PT. ...Read more
Can I use yoga belt like pt belt to help 92 year old lady get up, ambulate? What is safest way? Loose? Snug? Pull up?
Have mild-moderate Overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. OK to wear stabilizing athletic sneakers without orthotics?Same support?
Not as supportive: It is okay to wear athletic shoes without orthotics, but you will not get the same level of support for your arch. Custom orthotics conform to your arch and can help limit excessive pronation. The best combination for support is to wear custom orthotics with a stable athletic shoe. This becomes even more important if you participate in high-impact activities like running. ...Read more
I wear orthotic 4 over-pronation & bunion. Leather ankle booties which tie up r what i wear. Inserts unmovable. I place orthotics on top of them is ok?
Ok to wear tape,wrap,brace,etc. for flat feet/overpronation when not wearing orthotics w shoes? What kind 2 wear? Can wear too much?
My ortho diagnosed me with chronic unstable ankle (+ anterior drawer, - MRI tear). Said to wear brace daily. Is lace brace or hard splint better?
Hi, I am an airline pilot , does sitting long hours and climbing airplane stairs daily worsen my knee osteoarthritis.
Had a ACL Surgery 2 yrs back, I do lunges and squats besides brisk walking for abt 30 mins everyday. Is this ok? wt 54kgs. want to prevent OArthritis
Use orthotic 4 overpronation+bunion used 2 wear aa width shoe age+bunin med width now.Heel backof heel&ankle still narrow should wear custom made shoe?
Gel heel liner: There are so many shapes and sizes of feet that shoe manufacturers cannot possibly make shoes for every need. What i would recommend you do is find a shoe that fits your toes and then purchase a gel heel liner that goes into the back of the shoe to help snug the shoe around the heel. You can search online for gel heel liners and you will likely find a company that sells them.N. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plantar Fasciitis for 3 years, tried ice, rest, stretching and PT. wear superfeet insoles everyday. now have pttd. Would a walking cast help
It may help: A walking cast is a non surgical treatment for Plantar Fascitis and it can be used if ice,rest,streching and others are not successful. Havivg acast can cause some weakening of muscles and one may need may need rehab PT to gain the strength back Talk to your Podiatrist if it will work for you ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Orthotic 4 overpronation used 2 wear aa shoe med now.Heel, back of heel ankle still slim use heeliner in all shoes even if think m shoe fits heelfine?
Overkill: No, although the orthotic can address overpronation, no need for an extra heeliner. This will make the shoe too tight and uncomfortable. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Had patella tendonitis 2weeks ago..Feels better.Start police academy 4 days..Should I use patella straps for support or not? Only gonna be doing 6mpw?
I think it help: I suggest to use it because they help if they properly. Good luck. ...Read more
B4 orthitics I tore my calf muscle from running. W/ therapy, orthitics etc it heeled but is torn again. Any preventative suggestions? Love running.
Do unloader knee braces work, and would wearing it all day everyday slow down the wear and arthritis in my knee?
Diagnosed with celulitis in calf area. Taking 500mg keflex should I wear/not wear support stockings (ss) until i heal. Wear ss 4 history of edema ?
Perhaps: The stockings may prevent more swelling, but it is best to ask your doctor. Since everyone's condition varies, consulting your physician is the best option before making a decision. ...Read more