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The Worst Best Exercises For Bad Hips
Non or low impact.: "bad back and knees" is pretty nonspecific, but you should focus on achieving & maintaining appropriate weight for your height and general fitness. Your knees absorb 40% of your weight on impact, so favor them with low or no impact exercises like swimming, cycling, walking, and low impact aerobics. For your back, work the "core" muscles in your back and abs. A "bridge" is a classic sore exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We are all different: There isn't any right answer. If you know a good podiatrist or orthopedic they may be able to recommend something specific for you. They can at least tell you terms regarding what your foot tends to do. How much do you pronate? Wide or narrow heel, wide toe box? Armed with that information some on line shoe places have customer comments that rate shoes by customers with the same issues. ...Read more
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Run,swim,cycling,what is the best exercise for lower back pain and sciatica?and what is the best time to start,while in pain or after?
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Please help! what is the best way to releieve pain for spondylothesis other the streching and being hunched over?
Depends on type of: Spondylolisthesis & if Any associated conditions as disc herniation &/or spinal stenosis. Most treated non op with good weight control, avoiding tobacco, regular exercise including flexibility, core strengthening & cardio workouts. A back support & OTC meds can help. If not see a spine specialist for further evaluation with possible PT, meds, injections or even surgery if no improvement. ...Read more
No single answer: There are many treatments for these two areas. Often arthritis of the thumb can be treated with topical ice and simple pain medications like acetaminophen or Advil (ibuprofen) Similar approaches with the back but often need higher doses Physical therapy for back is also very helpful You are somewhat young for typical osteoarthritis so there may be other things going on See a rheumatologist for surecdiagnosis ...Read more
Pain in right hip joint and lower back pain is getting worse, physio is not helping. What is the best way to ease the pain?
Hip / back pain: Not sure where it is from. Was it caused by an injury? Is it in the muscles, the joints or the ligaments? How long have you worked with your physio? Do you do any other treatments, like ibuprofen, icing, or heat treatment? Do you do the exercises your physio teaches you on your own? Is the leg pain on the same side as the back pain? Have you had any tests to help evaluate? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm in my first trimester and am already having bad lower back pain. What are some safe ways to treat the pain and good exercises to help my back?
Neck Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the cervical spine (neck) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
I want to get in shape over the summer. What are the best exercises for lifting and toning the glutes?
What is the best cardio after healing from herniated disc ? can i get back the muscles of my midsection (six pack) ?
What is the best non-prescription treatment for back acne? My bad and shoulders break out all the time. Any suggestions?
Avoidance: Sometimes just avoiding shampoos with parabens will help.That chemical is a common preservative in shampoos but can irritate skin in some people. ...Read more
Non-toxic med: 24 y male queries "best medicine to cure muscle strain" in low back/hip regions. Muscle strain is transient & resolution requires several weeks. Best medicine I have seen for this is ingested & topical medicinal cannabis, which has analgesic & anti-spasm properties & induces sleep. Pelvic girdle, a ring w. three joints, is torqued by sleep surface ground forces; arousing soft tissue strain & pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multi factorial: Joint pain and stiffness is common problem with no simple solution. Range of motion exercises, physical therapy, joint supplements, vitamin D3 replacement, are good start. Exam and blood work with your local doc. Joint imaging, plain x-rays first. Joint specialist, can also be helpful. Injections to joint are also helpful. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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