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Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Strengthen: The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist. There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance. ...Read more

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RHEUMATOLOGIST Have acquired hypermobile knees&overpronate Wear OrthoticsCan hips bcome overstretched if do exercise of knees&hips 2 strengthen muscle?

RHEUMATOLOGIST Have acquired hypermobile knees&overpronate Wear OrthoticsCan hips bcome overstretched if do exercise of knees&hips 2 strengthen muscle?

Hypermobility Ehlers: You have benign hypermobility which is Ehlers Danlos Type III. This is genetic - an autosomal dominant. Exercise is important and is protective of your joints. You need a directed exercise program and an evaluation. Ask your physician to have you see a Rheuamtologist ...Read more

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What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

What are good exercises to strengthen weak ankles?

Peroneal tendon: Strengthening excersises, achilles tendon stretches and strengthening. ...Read more

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Can hypermobile knees create lax ankles?

Not really: Hyper mobile joints is a systemic problem. If you overwork your ankles, you would create arthritis first. ...Read more

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RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?

RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?

Varies: To a somewhat limited degree based upon the joint involved, strengthening the muscles around an unstable joint can help make the joint more stable. Bracing is another nonsurgical option as well. ...Read more

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RHEUMATOLOGIST Have Acquired Hypermobile knee joints. Exercise to strenghten hips & knees will that positively prevent hips from becoming lax?

RHEUMATOLOGIST Have Acquired Hypermobile knee joints.  Exercise to strenghten hips & knees will that positively prevent hips from becoming lax?

Yes: Stengthening the muscles that support an unstable joint can help to varying degrees. There are specific physical therapy programs that may be of benefit and are generally known as stabilization exercises; bracing may be of benefit in some cases as well. Finally, surgical procedures are available as somewhat of a last resort. ...Read more

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Rheumatologist please If have acquired loose knee ligaments does exercising tp strenghten knee/hip muscles stop hips from overstretching?

Rheumatologist please If have acquired loose knee ligaments does exercising tp strenghten knee/hip muscles stop hips from overstretching?

Strengthening muscle: ARound or near any joint that has Laxity may help give some stability but one must be very careful not to irritate the joint or ligaments while doing those same exercises. A careful plan with a certified physical therapist or occupational therapist is worthwhile Sometimes a brace or wrap is used also. Both for exercise and for stressful activities ...Read more

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What are good exercises do to strengthen previous sports injury (on knee, ankle, calf)?

What are good exercises do to strengthen previous sports injury (on knee, ankle, calf)?

Here are some: Straight leg raises wall squats single leg squat (only 45 degrees) calf raises and calf drops from a step a formal session with a physical therapist could be worth while to get you on your way previous ankle sprains need specific treatment to improve range and proprioception. ...Read more

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Why are my ankles, hips, spine, hand joints and other joints cracking?

Why are my ankles, hips, spine, hand joints and other joints cracking?

Benign: The exact reason for joint cracking is not known, but is thought to be possibly due to nitrogen bubbles releasing from the joint, or tendons/ligaments moving around the joint. Unless there is consistent significant pain or instability associated with the cracking, nothing needs to be done about it. ...Read more

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I have hyperextended knees so what exercises will help hyperextended knees possibly straightening the knee?

I have hyperextended knees so what exercises will help hyperextended knees possibly straightening the knee?

Rest: Try to rest your knees and just do range of motion and stretching exercises and only low impact movement with knees ie walking - no running, jumping. Sometimes working with a physical therapist is often helpful too with recovery. ...Read more

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Podiatrist only. Have overpronation/flat feet, can the looseness of ankle loosen knees then hips causing hips 2 dislocate?

Podiatrist only. Have overpronation/flat feet, can the looseness of ankle loosen knees then hips causing hips 2 dislocate?

Quite a stretch.: There is no question that overpronated/flat feet, in time, could have an effect on the ankles and knees as well as the hips. To say that the feet would be the proximal cause of hip dislocation might be a stretch. ...Read more

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Knee pain , both knees and legs swelling ?

Knee pain , both knees and legs swelling ?

See doctor: There are many possible reasons for knee pain and swelling. They include things like trauma, infection, overuse, and many more. A doctor can provide an evaluation and diagnosis which will guide the treatment plan. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

Many: Hi: there are many and most you already know such as belt pulls, ankle lifts, jump rope, balance boards and etc. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org drmreed@footpain.Org. ...Read more

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Which muscles should I strengthen to treat hyperextended knee?

Which muscles should I strengthen to treat hyperextended knee?

Exercise and PT: Get a physical therapy evaluation. He muscles that support you knee would be the anterior quadriceps and hamstrings. Get a pt evaluation. ...Read more

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What leg strengthening exercises are the best for knee strengthening?

What leg strengthening exercises are the best for knee strengthening?

Terminal extension: The last 30-40 degrees of extension strengthening are the safest on the knee. Leg presses, squats, knee extension exercises that focus on the last 30-40 degrees of motion can create good strength and mass without stressing the knee cap or meniscus significantly. Lunges put high stresses on the knee. ...Read more

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