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Recumbent Exercise Bike For Osteoarthritis
Can I use my exercise bike everyday 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 light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike, swimming). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
This common degenerative condition impacts the joints, where normal wear and tear on them gets to a point where they can no longer keep up with the pace of generating fresh cartilage. As a result, the joint space thins, the bone becomes exposed and painful, and bone spurs ...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.
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
Addiction: Addiction is the biggest downside of hydrocodone. Chronic hydrocodone use can increase your pain your threshhold. If it helps you excercise, it would be acceptable to take it for a short period of a time. Hydrocodone is almost never a long-term medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Avoid weightbearing: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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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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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