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Hip injuries from falling down on indoor-outdoor carpet?

Hip injuries from falling down on indoor-outdoor carpet?

Several: You could have a bruise or contusion, a fracture, or bursitis to name a few. ...Read more

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Could bike riding help lose weight?

Could bike riding help lose weight?

Yes, it could : Contribute to weight loss. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more

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Why do my feet fall asleep when i ride a stationary bike?

Why do my feet fall asleep when i ride a stationary bike?

Feet asleep : This happens because the blood supply to a nerve is being compromised or diminished because of your sitting position or the position of the seat relative to the nerve/blood supply. Try padding the seat or investing in a different seat altogether. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Bruised from roller skating, what to do?

Bruised from roller skating, what to do?

Care of bruises: Same care as w/bruise from any other injury: rest, ice, compression & elevation (RICE). You didn't mention specific area of injury but that's general theme of care for injuries in general. OTC pain relief from acetaminophen & NSAIDs eg ibuprofen or naproxen should be adequate. If not, seek medical evaluation. Bruise may take several days if not weeks to resolve. And turn impressive colors too ...Read more

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I get foot cramps while roller skating, why?

I get foot cramps while roller skating, why?

Skates=no arch: Roller skates and bowling shoes have no support. I'm thinking you have a high arch foot. You need some decent arch supports. A podiatrist will most likely have a very affordable solution to your problem! ...Read more

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Can inline skating reduce thigh fat?

Can inline skating reduce thigh fat?

Inline skating can: Help to tone inner thigh muscles. Spot fat loss does not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will be thighl fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Tone thighs w plie, squat, wall squat, ball squat, plyometric squat, stair steps, lunges, lunges w dumbbells, ball squeeze ; single leg circle.Tone inner thighs w extended leg lifts. ...Read more

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I was gorge walking Thursday (walking in rivers climbing rocks and jumping from heights) and I hit my knee on a rock and pulled two muscles should I get crutches?

I was gorge walking Thursday (walking in rivers climbing rocks and jumping from heights) and I hit my knee on a rock and pulled two muscles should I get crutches?

How bad is pain?: Crutches are used when you have an unstable injury (broken bone/ligament injury) and to help pain. Without an exam it's hard to say what you need; but without fracture or internal derangement of knee ligaments I tell patients who use crutches to do "toe touch weight bearing". In other words put as much weight on hurt leg as you comfortably can while walking on crutches to speed healing. ...Read more

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How to prevent falling injuries when inline skating?

How to prevent falling injuries when inline skating?

Hard to do, but.....: Preventing all falls is never possible, but stay in good aerobic condition and keep your equipment in good condition will help. The most important thing is to wear protective gear including wrist guards and a helmet. ...Read more

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Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .

Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .

Charlie horse: Sounds like a contusion of the quadrates muscles of the anterior thigh, commonly known as a charlie horse. Rest , anti-inflammatories, stretching and ice should help. If not seek further care. ...Read more

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With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

With unknown shoulder injury, can I still do cardio pilates/yoga/aerobic walking and roller derby? Esp roller derby

Limit activities: Without knowing what your shoulder injury is, it is probably safe to say of all activities listed aerobic walking should be fine until diagnosis is made. Roller derby is an intense contact sport and could definitely aggravate your shoulder if it is injured. See your doctor if you have shoulder pain, difficulty with range of motion for further work up, possible xray for a clearer diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tips on running away from home?

Tips on running away from home?

Get help/Communicate: Ask yourself why? If there's an issue, talk to your parents, teachers, authorities, friends or people you trust. Running away will not solve problems you're facing. Communication will help you with issues, but you're the one who needs to talk about them. ...Read more

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Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knees Hurt After Walking Exercising?

Knee pain: Most likely degenerative joint disease. See your primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Ok to mow grass on riding lawn mower while pregnant?

Ok to mow grass on riding lawn mower while pregnant?

Mowing in pregnancy: Activity during pregnancy should be determined on an individual basis with a woman and her doctor. ...Read more

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Sore back after falling and hitting head running backward on tennis court?

Sore back after falling and hitting head running backward on tennis court?

Not Uncommon: Obviously age, previous back problems or other musculoskeletal problems could make the fall more serious. Doubt fracture of the spine unless pain excruciatating. Most likely muscle sprain/strain/bruise. Also head injury needs to be watched for. Watch for any headaches, vision changes, nausea or vomitting, or any other neurological complaints. You may need to be looked at by physician. ...Read more

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Shin pain seriously hurts running in basketball games?

Shin pain seriously hurts running in basketball games?

Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read more

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My knee hurts when i walk upstair around outstside?

My knee hurts when i walk upstair around outstside?

Anterior knee pain: Anterior knee pain is quite common. It typically involves irritation of the cartilage from the area surrounding the knee cap. It is made worse with stairs, kneeling, and squatting. Easy things to try initially include a low impact quadriceps strengthening exercise including riding a bike, elliptical machine or swimming. If you have locking of the knee, you should consult a physician. ...Read more

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I strained my back while mountain climbing. What will help me, resting or keep moving?

I strained my back while mountain climbing. What will help me, resting or keep moving?

Back strain: If you strained your back means muscle and ligament strain. Usually short rest, tylenol, (acetaminophen) pain patch or cold compress & massage take care of it. Keep your activities of daily living as normal as you can. If it is unbearable , please see your doctor. Thanks. ...Read more

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Running into doors etc. Stumbling and falling over. ?

Running into doors etc. Stumbling and falling over. ?

Further exam: Falling and running into doors can cause further damage. Why? Is it your vision? Other symptoms. Your doctor needs to see you as a stroke can cause these too. Being clumsy is a waste basket diagnosis, that is, only after all proper diagnostic procedures are done. You are also on meds needing monitoring and can affect your nervous functions so have a good exam. Good luck. ...Read more