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Stretching Exercises To Heal An L5 S1
Stretch: Most muscle strains are relieved with resting the part. Massage myofascial releases and modalities such as warmth hydrotherapy therapeutic ultrasound or tetanizing galvanic current help tremendously. Avoid repetitive microtraumatization and begin and end exercise with stretching sessions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back disc L4 L5 compresed moderately to L5 nerveroot & L5 s1 mildly intending calsac s1 nerveroot.doing PT. can it cure? Once cured will this come agn
Sorry..: No cure .......manageable. PT will improve functionality ...Read more
Can you stretch your iliopsoas tendon through stretching exercises alone without the need for surgery ?
Not really. When U-: -swim U arch Ur back. As far as healing, that's a function controlled by Ur body. A disk that ruptures the annulus, all U can do is B careful, & activity modification. Once it has crossed that barrier, it's only a mater of time B4 it protrudes enough 2 cause leg pain & needs surgery. 4 back pain only the Rx is symptomatic. NSAIDS if able 2 decrease the inflammation & PT helps soothe it. ...Read more
I have Achilles tendonitis. I've been stretching, icing, and doing eccentric exercises. What else will speed up recovery? Rest isn't an option.
Is t25 modified doable w/maltracking, patella & knee tendonitis. Unable to do lunges squats weight bearing. If not please recommend prgm to firm body?
VMO strengthening: Short arc quad strengthening for lower extremities. ...Read more
What exercise(s) do u recommend to strengthen ankles to wear heals & walk more securely w/o tripping? Minor ataxic gait but not to point o/instability
Please minimize use!: I'm sorry to not provide the answer you're looking for. I don't know if there are any exercises that help you wear high heels more, but even if there are it would be unwise to give you info that would allow you to wear them more often because it's so bad for your health- see http://bit.Ly/1bnsjku ; http://wapo.St/1c2qow8 it's not that you should never wear them but only on occ. For short times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hamstring Exercises: Here is a link from my blog. Dr blake http://youtu.Be/kefpjamwetq. ...Read more
MD / DPM: Hello: obtain an evaluation by a md / dpm to identify a treatment plan and reasonable goals. Then the doctor will either send you to a personal trainer or physical therapy to start the process of recovery. Mark reed, dpm diplomat of the american board of podiatric surgery website: http://www.Footpain.Org. ...Read more
Will eyelid exercises be effective to cure mild congenital ptosis? Can you strengthen that one muscle?
Core Exercises.: Knees to chest begin this exercise lying on your back with your knees bent. Take both knees towards your chest as far as possible without pain. Repeat 10 times. Rotation in lying begin this exercise lying on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat and holding them together. Gently take both knees from side to side as far as possible without pain. Repeat 10 times. ...Read more
Back disc L4 L5 compresed moderately to L5 nerveroot & L5 s1 mildly intending calsac s1 nerveroot. doing PT. can it cure? Once cured wil ths come agn?
Yes and no: Physical therapy does not "cure" the radiologic findings you are describing; but some people can come through therapy with much less pain and able to be much more active. And because the findings in the MRI are not dangerous, if anything nonoperative can be done to reduce your pain and improve your activity level that would essentially be a form of "cure." ...Read more
What preventative measures should be taken to avoid re-injuring a hip flexor - soccer injury? Any specific stretches or weight training?
Avoid re-injury: In my experience groin strains( hip flexor/adductor muscle strains) are common in american football kickers and soccer players."rice"( rest, ice, compression , elevation / nsaids ) is most effective for treatment initially . The best advice i can give to avoid re-injury is to be certain your injury has completely healed before playing again. Stretching exersises once healed ? Benefit... ...Read more
What weight lifting exercises should I avoid with supraspinatus tendinosis ? Are push ups an okay exercise ?
Is swimming good exercise to avoid disc herniation. I had herniation 9 months back at l5 s1 want to get relieved permanent. What to do.
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