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Should a toddler do special exercises after recovering from a broken femur?

Should a toddler do special exercises after recovering from a broken femur?

Femur fracture: Isometric muscle strengthening exercises and weight bearing on the affected extremity with the assistance of crutches will be helpful.The goal is to strengthen the muscles supporting the fractured bone. However, i would refer this patient to contact to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Way to shrink mons pubis thin female w/o surgery? Its embarrassing and i exercise please help!! Any special exercises? Or something?

Way to shrink mons pubis thin female w/o surgery? Its embarrassing and i exercise please help!! Any special exercises? Or something?

Puffy mons pubis?: Unfortunately, the mons pubis is made up of fat and hair follicles that can be "puffy" even in thin women. There are not any specific exercises that reduce this area however, general fluid and weight reduction can make this area less prominent with exercise. ...Read more

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Going to do special exercises to boosts muscle growth will muscle growth and bone density come back naturally as i start to eat more?

Going to do special exercises to boosts muscle growth will muscle growth and bone density come back naturally as i start to eat more?

Any muscular: Activity can build muscle. Bone density can improve very slightly with better nutrition and weight bearing exercise -- as long as the primary problems leading to decreased bone density are resolved. Do not expect a full return to normal bone density as that can't happen. ...Read more

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Is it true that special eye exercises could correct lazy eye ?

Is it true that  special eye exercises could correct lazy eye  ?

No: Proper treatment involves evaluation by an ophthalmologist & specific use of patching, lenses or surgery. Exercises are a waste of time. ...Read more

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I am 250lbs and 20 and wanna get healthy weight but im in a wheelchair so is there any special foods or exercises yall can recommend or anything?

I am 250lbs and 20 and wanna get healthy weight but im in a wheelchair so is there any special foods or exercises yall can recommend or anything?

GoHFLC+Fiber&DailyWt: Everyone has wt? if eat less than body uses. Carbs (all sugars) are most rapidly converted to & stored as body fat, protein less so in those who can exercise, fats (avoid processed ones) are the least stored as fat. Thus go HFLC+above ground veggies (no corn). Also must wt daily, after up & nude with scale resolution to 0.1 lb & record so that you can see results of each previous days choices. ...Read more

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Is there any special exercise for such patients?

Is there any special exercise for such patients?

What kind: Exercise can always be tailored and should be customized for every patient given age, comorbid conditions and health status. Seek evaluation by your primary care physician, exercise physiologist, physical therapist or a certified trainer. ...Read more

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I want to loose weight, family don't have funds to buy special food and I'm embarrassed to exercise.. What should I do?

I want to loose weight, family don't have  funds to buy special food and I'm embarrassed to exercise.. What should I do?

Exercise!: You know what you need: Exercise. You do not need "special food" to loose weight, you only need to eat fewer cal than you burn. If you are too embarrassed to exercise in public, then exercise in your home; in private: Dance. Run up and down stairs. Calisthenics. You need to burn more calories than you take in. Also, ask your doctor about other reasons for your weight, and safe exercises for you. ...Read more

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Do I need a special exercise program?

Do I need a special exercise program?

Good question: Everone needs an exercise program! how yours will differ from someone else's will depend on what you need. Your current heath status, underlying conditions, how good of shape you are in and your endurance. Talk to your doctor before starting something new so you will only gain and not suffer any harm! ...Read more

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How can I lose weight effectively and stay on it? Is there a special programme i could follow? I have trouble staying on a diet or exercise programme.

How can I lose weight effectively and stay on it? Is there a special programme i could follow? I have trouble staying on a diet or exercise programme.

Healthy weight loss: When trying to lose weight, there is no easy answer unfortunately - only simple math. You must burn more calories than you consume, which is easy to say but hard to do. Keep a diary of what you eat (there are several good phone apps for this), and exercise regularly. It's important to set realistic goals. Losing one pound a week is an attainable, sustainable strategy. Good luck! ...Read more