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Should I Go To The Gym And Workout After My Shoulder Joint Dislocation Is Healed
Yes with guidance: We would recommend having an evaluation by a physical therapist first before going back to the gym so they can evaluate and make an exercise program specific to your needs. It is important to strengthen the muscle groups that stabilize the shoulder and to know which exercises and which machines can help you accomplish that goal. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
The term shoulder defines the area of the body in which the upper extremity is connected to the torso. This area includes the proximal humerus, the scapula, the clavicle, the joints that connect these bones, and the muscles that allow for their motion. Disorder can describe any deviation from normal of the shoulder an injury would imply a deviation from normal caused ...Read more
Maybe: Depending on what you want to do you might be able to do some exercises. But what you can do depends upon how long ago your shoulder was dislocated. I would assume you are getting physical therapy. Your doctor is the one who should tell when you can return to activities and to what activities you can return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes you can but you have to be careful. Its important to get more muscular strength in the rotator cuff and stabilizing muscles of the shoulder to prevent further injury. But its not always successful and sometimes surgery is needed. I would avoid having your arm out against your body as thats a dangerous position if you are prone to dislocate. I would get help from a physical therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it checks first: See a sports medicine specialist first for an exam to assess how unstable you are and x-rays to screen for a bony injury. You may benefit from rehab/pt or even need shoulder stabilization surgery to minimize chance of additional dislocations and further injury to your shoulder. Best to check. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had rotator cuff and ligament tears repaired in my left shoulder, 09/15. I have dislocated it twice in a week and am in pain. Should I go to the ER?
Only if it's dislo-: - cated. Otherwise U need 2 get back 2 Ur surgeon & B re- evaluated. This is not good, especially @ Ur age. Untreated it can lead 2 even more serious problems. ...Read more
How can I strengthen my muscle after a broken malleolus and torn peraunous to go back to playing soccer 5 months after surgery?
Theraband : Your doctor can refer u to a physical therapist who can instruct u on a home program to strengthen your ankle muscles w/ theraband( including your peroneal tendons ).The therapist can also help u with proprioceptive( balance) exercises and sport- specific drills. Best of luck! ...Read more
I have bursitis along with torn muscles in my shoulder and neck. I'm going to pt. About how long until my shoulder is back to normal?
Depends: It depends of the specific injury.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have dislocated my shoulder a good few times and i want to start doing weights in the gym but my shoulder pops quite how can I strengthen it?
I am a nurse and while moving a pt a heavy one the doctor said I sprained my neck left shoulder and elbow how long will this take to heal?
My shoulder joints is prone to dislocation. Dislocated thrice and tore my muscle shoulder 1 year ago ..Advice on how to strengthen it back to normal?
See therapist: @ your age the chance of recurrent dislocation is very high~(90%). If you haven't seen a certified therapist i would so u can work on a rotator cuff and scapular stabilizer strengthening program. Sometimes the use of a shoulder 'harness' temporarily during sporting activities is helpful. At this point it is prudent to see an orthopedic surgeon before u do any more damage to your shoulder. ...Read more
Tfcc injured. After 2 months with a splint i can do pushups without pain. Is this a good thing? Still hurts when i rotate my hand to the limit.
Wrist injuries: The splint immobilized your wrist and allowed scar tissue to help heal it. Your wrist seems to be healing, based on your ability to do pushups. See your physician or physical therapy for further evaluation of the hand rotation. If the wrist is unstable but you don't want surgery, then the surgeon may put a cast on your wrist and forearm. http://www.orthobullets.com/hand/6047/tfcc-injury ...Read more
It's 10 months since my first anterior shoulder dislocation, are there any exercises I should stay away from at the gym (weightlifting) ?
I injured my knee two weeks ago. I am having surgery for a complete LCL third degree tear with a bicep femoris tendon retraction. How long until I will be able to walk with crutches after my surgery?
Dislocated my shoulder climbing river. Managed to put it back in place. No nerves pinched. How should I procede to recover? Rest, physiotherpy?
Sling, rehab: A first- time shoulder dislocation is generally managed w/ a sling, NSAIDs ( ibuprofen) and gradual mobilization /physical therapy in your age group. The chance of re- dislocation/ subluxation is fairly high, however, and some ORS recommend stabilization( arthroscopic or open)of the torn labrum cartilage ( Bankart lesion)in young athletes dominant shoulders. See an experienced shoulder surgeon.GL! ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but don't fall. After three dislocations chances are nearly100% that you'll do it again, sometime. Probably time for surgery. ...Read more
I have anterior knee pain on my right knee. Can I still go to the gym regularly and do lower body exercise? Can I still play soccer or rugby?
Knee pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Can't tell you if soccer & ruby are safe without knowing more. ...Read more
Help regarding my right shoulder.Injured it in boxing hitting the heavy bag.Mild pain after injury for 1 week then after just cracking when i rotateit?
Depends on treatment: The specific location of the injury depends on the mechanism. The time to recovery depends on how aggressive your treatment has been. A significant injury is not likely to be fully resolved in 1 week even with appropriate and aggressive therapy. ...Read more
Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more
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