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Doctor insights on: Pole Dancing Aerobics Classes

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Are aerobics classes a good way for someone to stay in shape?

Are aerobics classes a good way for someone to stay in shape?

Yes: Aerobics is a great way to get and stay in shape. If you have joint problems - might want to avoid or limit high impact. Mix up your exercises for best results. ...Read more

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Would taking online aerobics classes that are ten minutes each help me lose weight quickly?

Would taking online aerobics classes that are ten minutes each help me lose weight quickly?

?Maybe?, Slightly: Primary controls of body weight: food choices and quantity. Most calories are burned in repairing & maintaining our body, not exercise, see: nusi.Org. 1 lb fat = 6-12 hrs intense workout. Exercise & building muscle mass can impact, but each takes a lot of work (best make it fun or you will not continue) & the primary issue is what you do during the other 23.83 hours/day vs. The 0.17 hrs online. ...Read more

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Will i be able to take water aerobics classes if i can't swim?

Will i be able to take water aerobics classes if i can't swim?

Probably: Most of these classes are held in shallow water under supervision so swimming is not essential. It has been quite effective for many of my patients. ...Read more

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I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

Depends: depending on the cause of the backpain results can vary. If your back pain is a rsult of osteoarthritis (common back pain) physicial activity will not make it worse but if its due to spinal stenosis and other reasons it may make the pain worse. ...Read more

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I just began a step aerobics class. Can you provide some basic guidelines to follow so that I don't get hurt?

I just began a step aerobics class. Can you provide some basic guidelines to follow so that I don't get hurt?

Follow instructor.: Step aerobics, like so many other exercise routines, is technique-driven. If you follow the guidance of the instructor you should gain an effective exercise method and avoid injury. ...Read more

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I pain in my ankle as a result of overdoing a high impact aerobics class after being away for years. Should I have it x-rayed?

I pain in my ankle as a result of overdoing a high impact aerobics class after being away for years. Should I have it x-rayed?

Yes : While is is much more likely to be a soft tissue injury like tendon or ligament it is possible to get a stress fracture which would require different treatment than a sprain. Tendon and ligament injuries also have the potential to be serious and require splinting and therapy. A good exam and xray will usually provide all the needed information. ...Read more

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So like I have said before I am a dancer and when i'm not dancing, and just sitting in class my knee hurts why is this and how can I treat it? 

So like I have said before I am a dancer and when i'm not dancing, and just sitting in class my knee hurts why is this and how can I treat it? 

Patellofemoral pain: Anterior knee pain syndrome may be the result of various internal or external problems. Common causes are overuse, weak and inflexible quadriceps and hamstring muscles, a sudden change in intensity of your exercise regime, being overweight and flat feet. This can also be called patellofemoral pain syndrome or runners knee. ...Read more

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5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?

5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?

Good work!: Increasing aerobic exercise is a great way to start a fitness habit that will help your child now and possibly for life. Making movement fun is a tremendous help. ...Read more

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I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

I use ciprofloxacin 500 mg now. I would like to attend aerobic dancing class. Is it ok for me to attend the class or do sport?

Should be ok: Prolonged courses of fluoroquinolones can be associated with tendinitis but we do not generally restrict activities during use. ...Read more

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Hi, its the fourth day since my tooth extraction, is it normal for me to feel slight pain? When is it ok to return to aerobics class (its fast pace)

Hi, its the fourth day since my tooth extraction, is it normal for me to feel slight pain? When is it ok to return to aerobics class (its fast pace)

Normal: It is difficult to determine over the internet how difficult the extraction was.. Each one is different, and since people heal differently, it is hard to say. Sutures? Makes a difference. Ask your surgeon when you can resume activities, since they know your situation best... You usually can return to strenuous activities when the wound has healed. ...Read more

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How soon can I return to water aerobics class, 1 hr in pool, after my appendectomy on aug 18th. Stitches out on aug 25th. Healing well.

How soon can I return to water aerobics class, 1 hr in pool, after my appendectomy on aug 18th.  Stitches out on aug 25th. Healing well.

DEPENDS: If this was laparoscopic surgery, you can return to full activity in 10 days. If you had open surgery, you'll have to wait 3-4 weeks before you initiate strenuous activity. You do need to clear this with your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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+ctd.Entire face turns tomato red during aerobics class tho i'm fit.So bad i look ill! no1 else in class gets this.Hrs later:.Butterfly rash.R/t ctd?

+ctd.Entire face turns tomato red during aerobics class tho i'm fit.So bad i look ill! no1 else in class gets this.Hrs later:.Butterfly rash.R/t ctd?

Some people flush: Probably you also flush if you swallow alcohol. So what? You can apply cool water. You can get afrin (oxymetazoline) (or the cheaper generic) and apply a few drops to your face before exercise to constrict the blood vessels. ...Read more

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Have arthritic knees got steriod shots three weeks ago did 1 hr water aerobics class yesterday knees sore today am i overdoing it or should I continue?

Have arthritic knees got steriod shots three weeks ago did 1 hr water aerobics class yesterday knees sore today am i overdoing it or should I continue?

Stay with it: Steroid injection generally provide only shirt term benefit. Stay with the water aerobics but ice your knees for 15 minutes after each session. ...Read more

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How long should you do aerobics?

How long should you do aerobics?

Aerobic Exercise: The best exercise to lose weight is to do moderate (that means a heart rate of about 120 bpm) for at least 20 minutes. This type of exercise with the right heart rate is more likely to burn fat and excess sugars than proteins. It also can lead with regularity to better heart health as well. ...Read more

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Would doing pole dancing help me to keep fit?

Sure: Sure. The more vigorous your dancing, the more the aerobic impact. Recommend having varied array of physical activities. ...Read more

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Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

Can you exercise in AF eg line dancing, disco dancing etc?

You still can: Exercise. But the type and intensity is a personalized discussion that you should have with your cardiologist. Many factors contribute to your limitations or lack thereof. Realize that there are professional athletes that function with forms of atrial fibrillation! ...Read more

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Is dancing good for a bad back?

No: Swimming is good for a bad back. Bad back doesn't like twisting motion or sudden backward bending. ...Read more