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Doctor insights on: Skate Wing

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Why do I have a winging scapula?

Serratus Anterior: I don't know the reason in your case. However, the most common cause for a winged scapula is serratus anterior damage. ...Read more

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Is there a way to fix a winged scapula?

Is there a way to fix a winged scapula?

Winged Scapula: Depends on how long you have had it. It can be caused by many things but all result in nerve damage to the long thoracic nerve. The most common cause of scapular winging is serratus anterior paralysis.Many of the causes are serious and some just result in damage to the nerve that many improve. Phy therapy may be of help. ...Read more

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Will skating help you lose weight?

Will skating help you lose weight?

Sure it does.: Skating is one of many aerobic activities that can be incorporated into a healthy weight loss program. ...Read more

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Does skating work hamstrings and butt?

It can: If you make a conscience effort to fire the gluts while you skate it will. Eventually you will train your body to do this on its own without having to think about it. The abductors and adductors get a great workout with skating as well. ...Read more

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Can you advise for ice/roller skating injuries?

Can you advise for ice/roller skating injuries?

Hard to answer-: -since you can have many different injuries to upper extremities, back,& lower extremities, anything from a bruise to fracture or dislocation as well as ligament injuries. Serious injuries should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is ice skating an effctive exercise to form a good body figure?

Is ice skating an effctive exercise to form a good body figure?

Body form: Primarily a lower body and aerobic activity with loss off upper body mass if it is the only exercise that you do...Similar to running. Supplement this exercise with upper body resistance training and core exercise for optimizing "body form". ...Read more

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Can you let me know is ice skating good as an exercise to form a good body figure?

Yes: Ice skating is a great form of cardio fitness. Accompany this routine with a healthy, balanced diet. Also, don't forget to change up your exercises to avoid overuse injuries. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Mild pain periodically lasting a few seconds on right side of back just below the wing?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more