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What Are The Best Exercises For A Bad Back And Knees
Non or low impact.: "bad back and knees" is pretty nonspecific, but you should focus on achieving & maintaining appropriate weight for your height and general fitness. Your knees absorb 40% of your weight on impact, so favor them with low or no impact exercises like swimming, cycling, walking, and low impact aerobics. For your back, work the "core" muscles in your back and abs. A "bridge" is a classic sore exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a PT: If you are referring to therapeutic exercises, then working with a physical therapist could be very helpful. Strengthening the abs and stretching the hip flexors and hamstrings can be helpful for back pain. Quad, hamstring and pelvic muscle strengthening is often helpful for the knees. If asking about cardio, swimming, use of a recumbent bike and the elliptical may the best for you. ...Read more
I have a bad knee chondamalica grade3 and a bad back spondyllysis now my foot is giving out are they all connected?
Foot-knee connection: There is absolutely a connection. In an attempt to avoid complex biomechanics, i would say that a thorough evaluation by a podiatrist would be the first step. Possibly a malalignment of the back can effect the rest of the 'chain' down to the feet. The opposite is true as well with the feet affecting the knees, hips and lower back! a simple orthotic insert may be the answer. ...Read more
Where do I go now, spine dr, says the burning pain is a knee problem, knee dr. Says it is a back problem, had mri, eme, esi,
been going on since tkr in oct?
Perhaps new opinions: Might be time to get some new opinions on your problem certainly such symptoms could be caused by either spine or knee itself or a combination of the two. ...Read more
What are the best non weight bearing cardio exercises. No bike. Cannot swim, able to walk the pool and float on back. No stress to ankle or knee.
Water exercise: Use a buoyancy belt and bicycle your feet in the deep end. Also water barbells can be used in the shallow end- both good cardio workouts ...Read more
What are the best exercises to strenghten the vastis medialis without knee flexion in case if I have my patella dislocating or moving laterally?
VMO: Sit on chair with leg out and knee extended with toes pointed to the outside and lift leg. Ok to add ankle weights as you progress. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most therapy programs for back and knee injuries involve core exercises and quad exercises. Body weight exercises are more than enough to fit this goal, where there is no need for extreme weights and lifting. The key is always to strengthen the core axial and trunk muscles before moving to the extremities. ...Read more
What is the best excercise if i had major back and knee surgery 4+ years ago? Swimming is out due to winter.
Indoor pools : Available, recumbent( sitting down) bicycle.Get a more detailed answer ›
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