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Safe Lift Disc
Yes with the proper : Precautions and techniques if not too symptomatic. Avoid dead lifts and squats with bench workout ok as long as you do lower weights and higher reps. If still with pain, need to first work on core strengthening & cardiovascular endurance along with flexibility. You can resume weights after feeling better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Send back to work i lift up to 50 lbs a day have foraminal disk on right side, but left leg, foot been numb 8 weeks can not walk told dr safe to work?
Are safe to do gym weights if slim build don't want damage disc how can look after my back please?
Would accupressure be safe ( and hopefully effective) for someone with disc herniations and bulges with radiculopathy?
Yes: It would be safe, certainly. The question is whether or not it will be effective. But you should not be concerned that there is any danger in pursuing it. ...Read more
Neckrophilia??: Lotsa people with disk problems drive,but so do people who need glasses--so it'sall about how you can function with your specific problem.Driving often involves quick neck moves to look around.I'd suggest getting an evaluation by a physical therapist to determine your limitations.Also, find out what your potential employer will require.But son't take chances;if you have a severe disk, get it fixed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any: Pretty much any - except for high impact sports maybe. Jogging may be less ideal due to the repetitive pressure on the disc. Golfing may be less ideal due to the rotational acceleration putting additional stress on the disc. Isometric back strengthening is best, it provides more muscle power which will keep the biomechanical forces off the discs. (rowing, bicycling, swimming, yoga). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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