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What are good rehab exercises to do after an oblique strain?

What are good rehab exercises to do after an oblique strain?

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 more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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What are the best exercises to rehab a severely strained knee joint?

What are the best exercises to rehab a severely strained knee joint?

Low impact: Generally, it is a good idea to keep the knee moving with as little impact as possible. Provided it is just a strain, and there are no fractures, torn meniscus or ligaments, a low impact exercise program including riding a stationary bike or elliptical machine would be advisable. If it hurts, don't do it and make sure you check with a physician. ...Read more

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How to treat an oblique strain heat or ice?

How to treat an oblique strain heat or ice?

For muscle strains: I would recommend doing which ever feels better to you. The research has not proven one benefitting more than the other for muscle strains, and this has been extensively researched. Although they both should help, each person is different and some people respond better to heat, some ice. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for oblique muscle strain?

What kind of doctor do I see for oblique muscle strain?

Pmr doc for muscles: The obliques are chest wall muscles that assist in breathing. Strain for these can be treated by physical medicine or sports doctors easily. Generally anti inflammatories and possibly muscle relaxants will help initially. Ice pak or massage if very sore will decrease pain. After stabilization, exercises can help prevent further injuries. ...Read more

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Can an external abdominal oblique strain cause rib and back pain?

Can an external abdominal oblique strain cause rib and back pain?

Possibly: This muscle has attachments to the ribs and some strong connective tissue in the lower back. Pain would be increased with a motion similar to a situp with added twisting motion at the same time. Muscle strains will improve with time and relative rest. If no improvement in a few weeks then get checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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Strained left knee mcl. I play golf. How soon can I play and what are best rehab exercises for speediest recovery?

Strained left knee mcl. I play golf. How soon can I play and what are best rehab exercises  for speediest recovery?

When pain free: Usually a couple of weeks. Brace helps. Quad and hamstring exercises help. Usually takes 4-6 weeks to heal if isolated mcl. ...Read more

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During a golf swing felt a pull on my right oblique -still played a bit more after the fact and was okay-woke up today and almost fells sore/strain ?

During a golf swing felt a pull on my right oblique -still played a bit more after the fact and was okay-woke up today and almost fells sore/strain ?

It's very common for: ...a minor sprain or strain to feel worse the next day. As the body attempts to repair the injury, it increases blood flow, inflammatory substances and material for the repair. It's similar to a sunburn you feel AFTER the damage is done. Keep the joint moving but don't stress it too much. Apply ice for a couple of days then heat followed by gentle movement. You should be fine in a week or so. ...Read more

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I have an abdominal/oblique strain, pretty painful.Taking mobic (meloxicam) for 2 days.I am a mother of toddler so hard to rest, should I wrap up? Healing time?

Weeks: Most musculoskeletal pains/strains/sprains can take weeks to fully recover from. Oblique strains are no joke - they will cause many professional athletes to miss games! Wraps/binding can help though should be very temporary. It is most important to continue to stabilize the area with core stabilization. Having help with the little one would definitely help, though! ...Read more

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Need to rest strained ab/oblique muscles to heal?Or wrap them?Wks of pain my dr isnt giving any specifics on healing time or what to do.Please help.

Rest: Strained abdominal muscles heal more quickly when they are rested (repeated exercise can re-traumatize the area). Over the counter pain medication can also help. Wrapping does not typically help. With rest, should get better in 1 week or so. ...Read more

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How do I rehab a knee ligament strain?

How do I rehab a knee ligament strain?

Strengthening: Most rehab protocols for knees involve stretching an strengthening of the quad muscles (front of thigh). These muscles combine to form the thick band of ligaments that go over the kneecap and stabilize the joints. ...Read more

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Is it okay that my leg with popliteal aneurism does not like the strain of rehab?

Yes: If it hurts stop! if you tire - rest depending on the size, symptoms, and changes, and one, s general risk intervention/surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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Grade 1 or low grade 2 hip flexor strain, still have full ROM and just feels sore, Im aware of RICE method, is there any other way to rehab in 4 days?

Grade 1 or low grade 2 hip flexor strain, still have full ROM and just feels sore, Im aware of RICE method, is there any other way to rehab in 4 days?

A muscle strain: is a tear of the muscle fibers. Along with RICE, it is appropriate to do VERY LIGHT stretching and massage of the area to prevent the muscle from tightening down during healing. But it must be done gently! Remember, when recovering from a strain, if it hurts, don't do it. To ask longer questions send me a HT Message @ https://goo.gl/tch4sN ...Read more

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Whats the best way to rehab a strained bicep muscle ?

Whats the best way to rehab a strained bicep muscle ?

Biceps strain: Start with relative rest and ice. When pain subsides, gradual strengthening. The biceps muscle does 2 things: helps bend the elbow and also rotates your forearm to allow you to turn your palm facing up. Gradual, progressive resistance with light hand weights or elastic bands works great. ...Read more

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Is there any formal rehab for a strained thumb?

Is there any formal rehab for a strained thumb?

Yes: If you have a significant thumb sprain, some treatment as in physical therapy could be helpful. Modalites such as ultrasound and stim can decrese pain and swelling. Also, certain exercises can be done to strengthen the surrounding area. ...Read more

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Had a thumb injury 3 weeks ago. X-rays came back as a strained thumb. How do I rehab it?

Motion exercises: Strain and sprain are different. A strain is muscular in nature while a sprain is muscle to bone attached irritation. A sprain finger can take some time to recovery. There are hand therapists that your doc can refer if so needed. ...Read more

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What are some good ab exercises that don't strain the back?

What are some good ab exercises that don't strain the back?

?: Go see an athletic trainer or personal trainer or a physical therapist all exercises that work on stomach muscles will have some effect on the back too. ...Read more

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Why is exercise good for your lungs if it makes them strain extra hard?

Why is exercise good for your lungs if it makes them strain extra hard?

Exercise is good: for "conditioning" your heart and lungs, but it depends on how hard you are straining yourself. Remember there is always such things as too much of a good thing. Strain the heart and lungs too much and you can suffer undesirable consequences. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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