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Should I Work Out If My Tendonitis Is Flaring Up
If I work out and then my muscles get soar, is it good to work out again on it even though i'm soar?
I worked out at the gym yesterday for the first time, and now I can't straighten out my arms. Should I take an oral muscle relaxant, or just rest?
Rest: It is a common effect when you do something your muscles are not used to.Moist heat and stretching exercises plus drinking lots more fluids are of utmost importance ...Read more
Should i see a doctor if.. I rejammed my thumb after fracturing it and the pressure of when lifting or pushing things at work doesn't go away?
Would it be okay for me to swim for exercise if my SI joint keeps "coming out" on both sides? I need to exercise for strength but normal methods hurt.
I have something called patella tracking syndrome and it hurts to go up and down stairs, but there is stairs at my school so what should I do?
I fell on my elbow the other day. I can straighten it out and I have good movement. But it's sore to the touch. Should I get it checked out?
I have a major excema flare up with a fungal infection on my foot. Can I still workout? And will working out make it worse?
My ankle is swollen after working out and doing jumping jacks. 1st time working out since April 2014. Should I be worried. How can I heal my ankle?
I have a fractured ankle but still want to work out. What's the best thing to do so i won't aggravate my ankle while working out?
I have a torn ligiment in my left knee. What is the treatment. I have been ref'd to a sports orth doctor but appt is not til late next week. What should I do until then?
Rest, : Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice) will help with pain and swelling. This will make your doctor's visit easier, both in terms of pain, and in terms of getting an accurate diagnosis. Not all ligament injuries need surgery, and ligament surgery is never an emergency. Take the time to discuss this with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a MCL tear in december and I sat out for a month. Now when I play it sort of locks up and cracks but doesn't hurt for long. What could it be?
PES & hamstring: While there could be a number of causes including underlying cartilage damage or arthritis, your description sounds like a very common occurrence after mcl injuries. Likely you have hamstring tendinitis and pes bursitis. It is inflammation around the inner portion of our knee under the mcl that occurs with deconditioning of the quad muscles. Avoid limping and work quad exercises to improve this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think i tore my hamstring muscle. I am not sure what to do about it. Do i need to not work out or would working out help it? I am 41. My son and i had a stupied competion last night who could do the splits. As i went down stretching very minimal my
What to do if I am 22 yrs old and knee keeps clicking when extended, went to the hospital and got an X-ray and it came out negative?
How do I know i need to see a doctor about ACL reconstruction? One of my knees is loose and sometimes feels like it is going to pop out if i come down on it wrong. I’ve managed it, but it feels like it is getting weaker. Should i see a doctor about ACL re
Yes. : Yes. If after an examination and probable MRI you are indeed diagnosed with an acl tear, surgery is an option. This will depend on your age, desired activity level, expectations, and other issues. Nonsurgical options exist as well, and this will/should be discussed by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Acl is torn. My doctor says my kneecap also moves up a lot. He says to do therapy but it isn't helping what should I do for my knee?
Knee: See your orthopedist - and if this was the orthopod you can always seek another opinion. ...Read more
I've tore my ACL and meniscus and I was working out then it just started swelling and bothering me at the back does this mean I re tore something ?
Not necessarily: This could be caused by over stretching one of the ligaments, not necessarily a tear. It could also represent a hamstring injury or even a popliteal cyst at the back of the knee called a Baker's cyst. Of course, it could be more meniscal damage or tear. Rest it, avoid aggravating activities, ice it. If the swelling and pain persist after a few days, see your doctor. Good wishes:) ...Read more
I been having a problem with my knee everytime i work out what's wrong? I constantly have to stop and stretch it out but it's still a discomfort.
Depends....: It depends on where the pain is. The most common non-injury cause could be patellar tendonitis which would be in the front of the knee below the kneecap. Ice the front and stretch your hamstrings. The most common injury cause could be from a twisting injury which could cause a meniscus tear. With this, the knee often hurts on the sides and is swollen. If you have swelling see a orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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