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What are some good exercises for sciatica pain?

What are some good exercises for sciatica pain?

Careful exercise: Start by avoiding prolonged positioning & any repetitive twist or bend maneuvers. If you had physical therapy, resume those exercises. Use of otc medication will help control symptoms. Cardiovascular workouts may help except for rowing & maybe running. If you did not have physical therapy, you may want to get a session to learn exercises. Weight control & not smoking are key. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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What are some good pain medications for nerve pain?

What are some good pain medications for nerve pain?

Nerve Pain: Docs might recommend medications such as neurontin, lyrica, (pregabalin) or gralise. Cymbalta, a medication normally used for depression, has also been used for nerve pain. These medications require monitoring by your physician. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for arthritis sufferers?

What are some good exercises for arthritis sufferers?

Several: Before your feet hit the floor in the morning, stretching your joints and back in bed can really help. Follow link to discussion of exercise for rheumatoid arthritis though the ideas hold true for any arthritis. http://tinyurl.com/cux7hw7 for flexibility: yoga, TIA chi to "grease" joint lining: walking, swimming to balance joints & prevent falls: gentle strength training. ...Read more

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What are good techniques for back pain relief?

What are good techniques for back pain relief?

Identify the cause: If possible. Usually muscular and benign, but can be something else. Once serious issues ruled out, stretching and core strengthening as well as general cardiovascular aerobic exercise form the basis for a healthy back. Sometimes stress plays a huge roll, as well, in back pain. Being active, avoiding fear and immobility are crucial. Again, be sure it's nothing serious and then get moving! ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for stretching the sternocleidomastoid?

What are some good exercises for stretching the sternocleidomastoid?

Head rotation : Rotate your head around about 30 degree or so to the left side . Raise your left hand up and grap the right side of the head and pull your head back till you feel like you got good stretch for like 10 seconds.Then release and relax for a second , and repeat again for another 30 seconds for multiple times . And then do it on the other side rotate to the right and use your right hand. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for cervical disc bulge?

What are some good exercises for cervical disc bulge?

Many, but suggest: Physical therapy as well to help demonstrate the exercises correctly, especially in the cervical spine. A good site for neck exercises is: http://www.Spine-health.Com/conditions/neck-pain/neck-stretches i hope it helps! ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to relieve my pain from wrist tendonitis?

What are some good exercises to relieve my pain from wrist tendonitis?

Wrist tendonitis?: Is it acute? Or chronic? What did your doctor told you? Did you have an mri? Did you have an ncv/emg? I need more info in order to give you a good answer. ...Read more

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What are recommended exercises for relieving sciatica?

What are recommended exercises for relieving sciatica?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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What are some good leg stretches?

What are some good  leg stretches?

See below: I like to do hamstring stretches on the floor such as a classic hurdler stretch also some similar stretches can be done angst a fence some of the calf stretches can be done angst a wall or with the ball of the foot on a step i also suggest using a strap under the foot to perform some hamstring stretches. ...Read more

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What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

Air squats: A good functional exercise is the air squat. Here's a link that describes how they can be done. http://goo.gl/v75cg. ...Read more

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What are some types of relief for sciatic pain?

What are some types of relief for sciatic pain?

Stretching: Depending on the cause, stretching, physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic adjustment, pain medication, and epidural injections can all help relief sciatica. ...Read more

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Are there any particularly good exercises for sciatica?

Are there any particularly good exercises for  sciatica?

Yes: Mckenzie exercises are generally prescribed for sciatica or lumbar radiculopathy. Ideally, a physical therapist will design a customized exercise program for your particular problem. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for seniors with aching bones?

What are some good exercises for seniors with aching bones?

Do several things: There is no specific answer. One should do both cardio and resistence training. It is extremely important to maintain muscle strength as one ages.Walking is a great way to start. ...Read more

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Wha are some ideas for pain relief for spondylolysis?

Wha are some ideas for pain relief for spondylolysis?

Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercises often help arthritis of the spine. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

A condition that results in pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more


Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

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