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Seated Cable Row Vs Bent Over Barbell Row
Listen to your body: The best exercise increases circulation to the entire body. A very simple one is to image your arms are a jump rope and move in a circle lifting your arms and opening tee chest wall as you gently rock or or "step" over the pretend rope. Doing this for 30 seconds every 30 minutes is great for people with sedentary jobs. ...Read more
Hurt knee inside side, butt lower than knee, stand forward.Wore brace due to collapses. Kneecap pops a lot, pain both sides.Serious or heal over time?
Mechanism of injury : Was there an injury? If it's been more than two weeks without improvement in would get evaluated by your orthopedist. ...Read more
Lower back pain when standing or walking slowly (shopping pace). Relieved by brisk walking, lying down or bending forward . In my 20s, no prior trauma?
Fell a week ago. Still rather severe back pain betwn shoulder blades & im dizzy (worsened by: changing head position, lying flat, sitting. Reason why?
Did you hit your he : If you hit your head see your physician It is neck this needs evaluation to clarify. ...Read more
Have occasional lower back pain & sciatica. Choosing a bicycle to buy. Better position for my back? Road (lowered position) vs hybrid (upright)
Middle & upper back/spine pain x4-5 MOS. Worse when laying down, better when standing up & walking around. X-Rays just show scoliosis. Causes of pain?
Muscles: Scoliosis comes in varying sizes of the curve. The bone curve itself doesn't cause the pain - but the muscles around the bones do. If the curve is mild consider getting a consult from a Physical Therapist. Also, if you happen to be large breasted the weight from a poorly fitted bra can lead to chronic upper back/neck pain. Talk with your MD about getting some help with muscle therapy. ...Read more
Femur lateral condyle bruise after patellar dislocation.Can't bend leg past 45 degrees in supine position.But can bend it upto 100 while sitting?Why:(
MRI: Obtian and orhtopedic consultation: you may have scar tissue or debris form the injury in the joint, possibly fluid. Nonetheless, obtain an immediate orthopedic consultation. ...Read more
Fall to left side, curl into fetal position, right hand claws.Lasts 3/4 minute, weak, exhausted.Witnessed several times since 9 years old.What is it?
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
I was in a bent over position for about half an hour standing over a low table wrapping christmas presents. Now i can't stand up straight from pain. ?
Wrist pains lasting >6months after playing flag football. Both sides. Squeezing&Rotaring wrist do not hurt. Folding up & down & bearing weight hurts. ?
Lumbar puncture on 3/10/13 back still hurts when sitting or standing or lying down & fall on butt in nov.2012 no broken tailbone?
No : No, none of the activities you listed are bad for you when done properly. When you first start exercising, you may want to ease yourself into activity. Make sure that you know the proper technique for each movement and remember to stretch before and after working your muscles. Have a great workout! ...Read more
Weights gym safe disc bulge L 4 5 mirror doing leg press that seated and squats and lunges I no got build up core?
Back pain: Lunges and squats really put a lot of stress on the low back. You risk converting a bulging disc into a herniated disc. Isometric exercises are better to build the core muscles. A weight lifting belt can protect the low back if you have to do the lunges and squats. Consult with a personal trainer to avoid further injury to the low back. ...Read more
R. Hand goes numb when i sleep on either side, arm stretched forward, also when reaching forward during the day using mouse or bike handle. Not carpa?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sitting in floor doing light yoga.bent to touch toes legs straight in front.got a spasm ever.rt side only.have had 3 same side.shaving,sitting,bending?
Yoga Bearer: What, you never strained a muscle? Nice life! Part of the Yoga thing is balance. So you probably over-flexed going forward or tried it too quickly or weren't quite ready to go that far. Was your breathing balanced? Were you focused on what you were doing, or on the ice cream sundae you were going to have later? Best ask your Yoga teacher,and if you don't have one, get one. Until then, take it easy ...Read more
6mos postop tfcc repair-when i try to flatten palm-pinky curls up, index finger straight but higher than other fingers & palm looks curled & achy. Pt?
25yrs old. Body compensating well for lld until put in stability shoes- now hip of longer side always tilted forward & torso lopsided for 2yr. Ideas?
A change: This sound like there has been a change in positional function of your leg. Not so much the shoe, but what your leg is doing now ...Often this is a muscle imbalance or core strength issue with hip extensors...All of this is a guess...You need to see a sports medicine podiatrist who has a good reputation in the running community. Good luck. ...Read more
Knee joints hurt when standing up from a chair after standing up/walking for around 6 hours with only a 15 minute break to sit down at work.
Knee cap: You likely have patellofemoral syndrome- at your age it is best treated with strengthening, flexibility and conditioning ...Read more
Upright rows at the gym, noticed pain in left shoulder. Symptoms improved after rest. Front pulldowns at gym. Now mild tingling in left forearm/hand?
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