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Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Can be very helpful: Both massage and passive and active stretching can be very helpful for tight hip . Flexors. While a home program for stretching can work fine massage needs to be done by a provider trained in neuromuscular massage in order to get the most benefit. Stretches should be demonstrated at least once to make sure they are done properly. Find a facility that provides physical therapy and massage. ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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What are the best stretches for lower back or vertebrae alignment?

What are the best stretches for lower back or vertebrae alignment?

The ones done : Regularly. There is no one best regimen but exercise is good for your back includuping stretching such as through yoga along with core stabilization and cardiovacular routines. Lifestyle changes like a good night's sleep, avoiding tobacco and staying trim help as well. ...Read more

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Strained hamstring, piriformis, illiosoas, Clean MRI and X-ray of hips. PT for 2 months. Still horrible pain. Can't sit for 20 min. Stretching ?

Strained hamstring, piriformis, illiosoas, Clean MRI and X-ray of hips. PT for 2 months. Still horrible pain. Can't sit for 20 min.  Stretching   ?

Pain: Consider a chiropractic exam and treatment. I suspect you may have underlying structural issues if imaging is okay. I would also find a good masseuse for treatment. ...Read more

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What are recommended exercises or stretches for sciatica?

What are recommended exercises or stretches for sciatica?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Is there an external belt or brace that can help carry upper body's weight for weak pelvic floor muscles? Would a brace for si joint pain work?

Is there an external belt or brace that can help carry upper body's weight for weak pelvic floor muscles? Would a brace for si joint pain work?

Pelvic floor support: That's a difficult area to support. I don't know of any bracing that would benefit that area. A pelvic band for si joint compression would not help the pelvic floor. ...Read more

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What treatment for SI pain+ internal rotation of the whole hip, leg and foot? 22yr female, prev scoliosis correction

What treatment for SI pain+ internal rotation of the whole hip, leg and foot? 22yr female, prev scoliosis correction

Suggestions: Have found that Osteopathic manipulatory treatments may have best long-term outcomes, and are certainly far safer than chiropractic. Some physical therapists can also help. ...Read more

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Can a lumbo sacral support belt,help my lower back pain and my sciatica?

Possibly: However do not rely on that belt all the time as it will make your muscles weaker and you may make things worse. Belts/supports are typically helpful in situations when you need to do activity. ...Read more

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Do muscle relaxers work for a curved spine?

Do muscle relaxers work for a curved spine?

Helpful: Deserves a try if muscle spasms interfere with work or sleep. I like non-sedating skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 mg or orphedrine la100 mg for aa woman your age. ...Read more

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Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?

Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?

Search ubder Crohn,s: No. If you are suffering from Crohn,s, you must be infromed it causes joint and tendon issues. Wisconsi is a farm states. Use of Insecticieds cuses Gene damage. Also GMO cause Aljergy. Crohn,s is noyhing excepy allergy to food in your Bowels (intestines). To get better Need to do organics. Also find A smart RHeumatologist to give Small dose of Plaqenil and possibly Methotexate, then you feel bette ...Read more

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Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Not likely: Generally I do feel that chiropractors are good at managing spine related issues. Some have more training in other joint issues but they can be hard to find. Your best bet is a good physical therapist. Be sure you have an accurate diagnosis by a musculoskeletal expert such as a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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W/ bone dysplasia(scoliosis, lordosis, hip).Had correctional surgeries in the 80's.3m spine support and custom insole can help w/ joint and back pain?

Possibly: In my opinion, treatments such as a spine support and custom insole fall into the category of "won't hurt to try." there is no way to predict which patients such treatments will help. I would certainly also recommend active treatments including regular activity and exercises as well as range of motion and strengthening. ...Read more

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Haven't injured/fallen.Had tailbone pain for 2 months.Now feel stressed to sit for a long time.Lower vertebrae strains more than in pains.What to do?

See doctor: If you haven't "injured" your back then you may be experiencing pain from arthritic changes to the lower spine or from muscle strain. This can occur do poor posture, bad lifting technique, or from over-use. If your pain has lasted greater than a few weeks i would follow up with your physician for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What stretches are suggested for an injured and stiff knee?

What stretches are suggested for an injured and stiff knee?

Some thoughts...: When it comes to knee pain--"motion is lotion" keep your knee moving through stationary cycling. Quad strengthening such as leg presses and body weight squats are helpful. Quad and hamstring strengthening and stretching is very helpful. Another good exercise is the walking lunge. ...Read more

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Looking for help for pain in leg muscle back of knee after radiation chemo for anal rectum cancer?

Taking OTC: Nsaids/ibuprofen may help. Ask ur dr if he would prescribe muscle relaxers and opioids. Get checked for a clot in the vein esp. If u have swelling and redness in that area. Take care and god bless u! ...Read more

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