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Recumbent Exercise Bike For Osteoarthritis
Can I use my exercise bike every day to treat my moderate knee osteoarthritis? What about daily leg strengthening exercises? How much is too much?
Manage OA: Using an exercise bike is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Your knee will tell you if you've had enough. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing lightweight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike, swimming). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read more
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
I'm getting a recumbent exercise bike today for safe, no impact exercise at 6mos pregnant. Is there a max of ride time I should limit to for safety?
Costochondritis, sedentary, exercised 2 days in row, 2nd day stretched upper body 1st. Recumbent bike. No shortnss breath. How long might this last?
Give it a couple day: Lay off the offending exercise, take a day of rest between workouts. Sounds like U just jumped in & gave it all U had. Not the way 2 start. Ease into a program than fits Ur goals & abilities. If serious about an exercise program join a health club & get program from an AT-C, 1 on 1, then join a semi private group, & B consistent, meet new friends & because U R paying 4 it,,U R motivated 2 con't. ...Read more
Achilles tendonitis: Yes biking is acceptable exercise. Eccentric contraction or elongation of the gastrocnemius muscle that your achilles' tendon attaches to can help and if done on a bike is typically safe. Be sure to stretch out the calf both the gastrocnemius and soleus and ice along with nsaids can help. ...Read more
I have purchased a Recumbent Exercise Bike. I have OA in my knees n back n neck. Did I make the right choice. For strengthening. THANKS.
Yes: Start slowly. Non weight bearing exercise is less damaging to you ...Read more
Depends: As long as you're not increasing your abdominal pressure during the exercise to the point of worsening your pain. ...Read more
Posterior tibialis dysfunction on left ankle and rt hip impingement, can not walk a lot, recumbent bike > hip pain for me, exercise allowed?
Yes: It can help keep OA at bay. However, sometimes even this hurts. Consider stem cell therapies as options if steroid injections or synvisc/euflexxa type injections are not helpful enough. Check out Regenexx. Com. ...Read more
It depends: The types of exercises that you will tolerate with an arthritic knee depend to a large degree on the severity of the arthritis. If you have very severe arthritis then pool-based exercises can be quite beneficial. If you have more mild osteoarthritis, then light weightlifting, and light aerobic training can also be very useful. ...Read more
Hello. I'm 45, 6', 204 pounds. Osteoarthritis in both knees. I know hydrocodin is addictive, but with it I'm able to exercise. So, what's the downside?
My ankle has an uncomfortable sensation but not painful enough to not exercise. I sprint on the spot 6 days a week, will this cause osteoarthritis?
I suffer from advanced knee osteoarthritis. What exercise can I do to lose weight given that even walking is very painful?
Unfortunately it's not great that at 50 you
have severe knee osteoarthritis. But you really don't want to do a knee replacement at your age until you try everything else.
If you can lose weight with non weight bearing
activities such as cycling elliptical and swimming along with diet you may have less knee pain. ...Read more
What exercise could I do with osteoarthritis in hips and lower back, also in the neck to tone up?
I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?
What is a proper exercise for me? I had lots of issues with chronic pain due to hip replacement and osteoarthritis in my joints. I take medication for
Manage OA: Walking is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing lightweight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read more
The Best exercise to do for myself. I have a torn miniscus and osteoarthritis in my knee. And planter faciatis in my foot.
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Our physical therapists use recumbent bikes for patients with a history of back problems
it gives them more lumbar support
we really haven't had any problems as long as used correctly. ...Read more
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Similar: They are very similar. Stationary bikes are more similar to a typical bicycle while a recumbent bike allows you to sit down in a chair with a back. Some patients find sitting in a "chair" is more comfortable to exercise in. Test out each to find what works for you! ...Read more
Will exercising laid down on a recumbent bike for 30-45mins at 140-160bpm Age 23, male. 4-6 times per week get my endurance up? I want to be VERY fit.
Keep up the regular: Exercise but you may want to vary the type of exercise and intensity while incorporating not only cardiovascular workouts of various types with periods of increased intensity during each workout but also include some weight training and flexibility while avoiding overuse injury by being very repetitive or rapidly getting onto an exercise routine without proper planning. Speak to your physician. ...Read more
How effective is riding a recumbent bike for weight loss? I also walk but I like to watch a movie while I ride the bike in the evenings.
Good: Riding a static bike is fine. The more important thing with exercise is consistency. If you prefer exercising using a static bike it is perfectly alright. ...Read more
I had both hips replaced. Cause was AVN. Was cut in the front. Should I use eliptical trainer or recumbent bike for exercising.
I ride a diamond frame mountain bike for outdoor riding it has been suggested that a recumbent would be easier on my knees beat up in football age61?
. 63 yr old male CAD and heart disease. Can't get heart rate out of 80s on treadmill or recumbent bike after 30-40. Minutes. Is this normal?
probably due to meds: It is likely related to medications, especially beta blockers. ...Read more
63 yr old male with CAD and heart disease. Can't get heart rate out of 80s on treadmill or recumbent bike. Do not take any blood pressure drugs.
CAD: As long as you don't have any symptoms like dizziness, loss of consciousness, you don't have to worry about the heart rate. Resting heart rate more than 50 is acceptable. Some athletic persons has slower heartrate. If this low heart rate is something new, you should see your doc asap. ...Read more
How helpful is recumbent bike in helping with weight loss? Any suggestions on what to aim for (duration/intensity)? Am 35, morbidly obese.
I think any : Excercise is a great start. I would also watch what gets put into your mouth. The good think about the bike is if you are very heavy it doesn't put that mu ch stress on your knees. I would advise you to visit your doc for a good physical prior to any new onset workout. Meaning if you weren't working out before.let them know...to make sure you can handle.... ...Read more