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What are some sports I should avoid if I have bad knees?

What are some sports I should avoid if I have bad knees?

High impact sports: "bad knees" could mean any number of problems. Generally, low-impact activities such as swimming (+/- breaststroke) or cycling are safe. ...Read more

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What are some workouts i can do if I have a broken foot?

What are some workouts i can do if I have a broken foot?

Upper body...: You may want to concentrate on upper body workouts while your foot heals. Doing lower body workouts may risk pain swelling and damage to healing foot. Talk to your orthopedist about what specific exercises you can do. ...Read more

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What are some exercises i can do while I have a broken foot?

What are some exercises i can do while I have a broken foot?

Upper body: You can perform upper body, and non weight bearing exercises. Consult with your physician to see what they would recommend. ...Read more

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What are some triggers I should worry about if I have bad asthma and I need to fly regularly?

What are some triggers I should worry about if I have bad asthma and I need to fly regularly?

Viruses, Dry Air: Dry cabin air can make the lining of your nose & throat more vulnerable to infection & your bronchial tubes more sensitive. Hydrating with extra water may help. Viral infections are passed by contact. Wash hands with soap & water after visiting the lavatory. Consider cleaning armrests & tray tables with a disposable towelette. Fatigue increases asthma risk - get as much rest as possible. ...Read more

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What sport exercises that i can do while i am pregnant and what are the ones that should i aviod?

What sport exercises that i can do while i am pregnant and what are the ones that should i aviod?

Almost any: As a general rule, you can pretty much maintain your level of fitness activity throughout your pregnancy. Avoid exercises that can cause trauma to your abdomen, though. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have horrible dislocations and they keep getting worse and I have extended ligaments and all that sun stuff but I am a dancer, should I stop dance?

I have horrible dislocations and they keep getting worse and I have extended ligaments and all that sun stuff but I am a dancer, should I stop dance?

See below:: I would suggest you see an orthopod, who can assess you and then decide on a supervised rehab program, so that your muscles can be strengthened, to hopefully reduce the dislocations. Most likely you have ligamentous hyperlaxity (double jointedness) from the sound of it. After the DX you may decide about your dancing career, depending on how many times you dislocated and which joints? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been taking hydrochlorothiazide and my feet and ankle are swollen?

What do you suggest if I have been taking hydrochlorothiazide and my feet and ankle are swollen?

Swollen feet: Your level of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) may need to be adjusted if you are having swelling in your lower extremities. It's also important to eat a healthy diet and get exercise daily. Ask your doctor to give you specific guidelines to follow. ...Read more

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Are there foods I should avoid when I have prostatitis?

Are there foods I should avoid when I have prostatitis?

Maybe: Some doctors recommend staying away from "bladder irritants" which mostly include products that are carbonated or have caffeine. My advice is to stay away from anything you notice makes you symptoms worse. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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What are some easy workouts i can do if I have a high ankle sprain?

What are some easy workouts i can do if I have a high ankle sprain?

Strengthening : Using a resistance band around your forefoot, hold the ends of the band with your hand and gently push your ankle down as far as you can and then back to the starting position. Repeat 10 times. For proprioeptive exercises, balance, coordination and agility stand with your affected leg on a pillow. Hold this position for a count of 10. Repeat 10 times. ...Read more

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I have md and i wanted to know if there are any special shoes or something i could wear that wont kill my feet?

I have md and i wanted to know if there are any special shoes or something i could wear that wont kill my feet?

See the podiatrist: After examination, a podiatrist would be able to assess the type of shoes and accommodation that would provide support and would be comfortable. They may dispense it themselves or send you to an orthotist with the proper prescription. ...Read more

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Are there exercises I should avoid if I have plantar fascitis?

Plantar fasciitis: Any weight bearing exercise can aggregate symptoms if proper stretching is not done first or if shoes do not provide proper support. Symptoms are often aggregated by poor shoe choices when working or going without shoes at home rather than specific exercises. Pain often persists or worsens because of daily activities rather than exercises. If an activity is painful listen to your body and stop. ...Read more

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Should I do sports if my kidney are colds?

Should I do sports if my kidney are colds?

Sorry: The question is not understood. Please rephrase. ...Read more

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Why do I have knee pain if young and athletic?

Why do I have knee pain if young and athletic?

See below: Most people have had a minor knee problem at one time or another. Injuries are the most common cause of knee problems. Sudden (acute) injuries may be caused by a direct blow to the knee or from abnormal twisting, bending the knee, or falling on the knee. Pain, bruising, or swelling may be severe and develop within minutes of the injury. Nerves or blood vessels may be pinched or damaged. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have bad joint pain in legs?

What should I do if I have bad joint pain in legs?

Rest the achy bones!: See your doctor to make sure there is not a serious condition warranting arthroscopy or joint replacement. Rest, elevate and ice, weight control & a directed physical therapy program for muscle improvement. Common modifiable causes of joint pain are muscle atrophy and excess weight on the joints. Hence a solid physical therapy program with omega-3's, glucosamin/chondroiton and see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises I can do if I have broken my ankle to keep in shape?

What are some good exercises I can do if I have broken my ankle to keep in shape?

Be creative: Upper extremity exercises are for the most part ok to do. You can try using a rower with one leg only, an aerodyne type bicycle with just the arms doing the work and the foot resting but not pushing on pedals. Core work like sit ups, one leg planks, one leg yoga poses can also be safely done. Check with the physician managing your ankle to be sure. ...Read more

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What to do if I have runners knee and it's getting worse, what should I do.?

What to do if I have runners knee and it's getting worse, what should I do.?

It depends.: Runner's knee is a vague term. If you're not getting better, than you should see a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, who could determine the exact nature of your problem, and then come up with an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read more

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What to do if I have scoliosis, what activities/exercises should I avoid?

What to do if I have scoliosis, what activities/exercises should I avoid?

None: You can safely do everything use pain as your guide. If your curve is under30 degrees you spine will perform like normal. ...Read more

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