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What Are Some Good Exercises For A Runner While A Broken Foot Is Healing
Talk to your Doctor: Depending on the bone injured and whether or not you are allowed weightbearing or are in a cast can change the suggested exercises. Talk to your doctor to see if you can be permitted water therapy, which provides a great cardio workout without the impact risk. Upper body exercises are also a good option as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A lot of medical websites say that a "boot or short walking cast" can be used to help heal an ankle impingement. Is this true? If it is how long?
What kind of injuries would result if you put a former ballet dancer in stability shoes for running?
Hi Hope: The answer would depend on the foot type. Hypermobile feet (flat) should be in stability shoes, but rigid (high arched) feet are better off in cushioned shoes for running. However, a ballet dancer should become acclimated to stability shoes gradually, as he/she would be used to a less rigid shoe. Failure to break the shoe in gradually may result in injuries like fasciitis, stress fractures, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
As a runner, not being able to run because of peroneal tendonitis is a huge pain. Is it advisable to use a stationary bike instead? While i heal?
Is walking on a ligament strain with a orthopedic boot. To try to strengthen do more good or bad for helping in the recovery process gradually doing +?
Use is a good thing: Using a boot to help support the ligament while it heals is a good thing. The boot should help to decrease the time that the ligament hurts. The support will then allow the ligament to heal without stretching as much as it might otherwise without the support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Can't really think of an OTC med strong enough to quell the pain of a broken limb. Usually narcotic pain relievers would be used. I never recommend NSAIDS like Advil or Aleve when you need healing as they do relieve pain, but they also interfere with the healing process, potentially prolonging the healing phase.You're pretty much left with Tylenol (acetaminophen). If no choice & really need relief, use an NSAID. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am in a cam walker for a fractured ankle and it is mildly uncomfortable/painful.Is this a sign of improper healing?Is this just normal from bruising
Is there a great site for otheopedic exercises for a torn labrum and rotator cuff? a site that has a variety of exercises I can preform?
Yes, usually: Depends on the type of injury.I recommend non weight bearing activities such as: swimming, cycling, rowing and lifting weights(sitting or lying position only).Use a floatation device in swimming to keep weight off. Stay in the saddle with cycling. Sometimes these can aggravate the foot, start slowly. Many times you don't know you are overdoing until you have already overdone it. Be careful. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One that feels good!: Just as people come in different shapes, sizes and have different needs, so do come shoes. I believe there is no one shoe that is the best. Make sure it fits well, is comfortable to wear. You may come to find you do better with brand a over brand b. Go to a reputable athletic shoe retailer and see what they can offer in shoes and expertise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of ankle support could I use while horse riding and other activities to give it more support as using a tubular bandage which is not giving any support as still have bad ankle trauma ?
Elizabeth -: I see you asked a lot of questions regarding ankle pain/trauma. I would not recommend horseback riding until you have a diagnosis and treatment plan for your ankle. YOu may be making it worse. The pain you express needs attention. Taking NSAIDS, pain killers and steroids is not so healthy for you….good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is usually the healing time for a pulled hamstring! it seems like many sports players get this injury? Thanks andy
6 wks: Hamstring injuries are common in athletes because they are long tendons that cross both the hip and knee joint..Usually'tear' at musculotendinous junction.(at upper thigh towards buttocks).Take a good 6 wks. To heal and if u try to come back too soon they are prone to reinjury!good luck! ...Read more
A few things: Have the Orthopedic dr. order it with stability for healing, yet comfortable and effective at the same time. Good luck. ...Read more
How often should one replace their orthotics and also what is a good link or literature about proper running technique? Heel / toe strike w/Low arch
Orthotics/Running: Barbara, I prefer with plastic based orthotic devices a 10 year replacement. Also, check out videos on Chi Running. It is very very similar to what we teach our runners. Dr Rich Blake http://www.drblakeshealingsole.com/2015/08/chi-running-concept-of-smooth-running.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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