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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
I walk a lot in my work and am getting sore legs and feet. Whats the best thing for muscle pain, what treatment is there?
What are some exercises that i can do for my back and shoulder muscles with only dumbbells and a chinup bar?
No injury the back of my ankle/heel hurts on and off especially when walking what could be wrong and what are some good treatment ideas?
Tendonitis/bursitis: It is likely that you may have Achilles tendonitis or calcaneal bursitis which can occur without an injury but can occur from activity and sports. I'd start with ice, NSAIDs, and stretching. If you don't start to improve, you might need an ortho consult and possibly some physical therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. What is cause and best treatment for this condition?
Hmm: If there is no injury it could be a muscle, ligament, tendon injury or bakers cyst. Blood clots are possible and would not need to be red swollen or painful. Best advice is get examined please. ...Read more
Best is what works: There are many possible treatments for back pain. Some treatments include rest, stretching, strengthening, physical therapy, spinal manipulation, massage, medications, injections, and surgery. The best treatment is whatever works for you. See your family doctor or orthopedists for confirmation of the cause of your back pain and a treatment recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is good for joints and bone health? How to relieve the discomfort and stiffness that is in my back?
We are all different: There isn't any right answer. If you know a good podiatrist or orthopedic they may be able to recommend something specific for you. They can at least tell you terms regarding what your foot tends to do. How much do you pronate? Wide or narrow heel, wide toe box? Armed with that information some on line shoe places have customer comments that rate shoes by customers with the same issues. ...Read more
The first line of: Treatment should be evaluation by a sports medicine doc or orthopaedist. Dislocation can often just be subluxation and can be easily treated with physical therapy. If your shoulder is trly coming out of joint to the point where it has to be physically reduced back into place, therapy wont help and you are likely going to require a ahoulder stabilization procedure, either arthroscopic or open. ...Read more
I'm in my first trimester and am already having bad lower back pain. What are some safe ways to treat the pain and good exercises to help my back?
Nothing specific: Would consider looking into yoga or pilates dvd's.....Definitely review with an experienced trainer or physical therapist to ensure that you are not doing any exercises that may strain your neck or back further. These two exercise styles tend to be low impact and stress positions that improve posture, breathing, and core strength. ...Read more
No single answer: There are many treatments for these two areas. Often arthritis of the thumb can be treated with topical ice and simple pain medications like acetaminophen or Advil (ibuprofen) Similar approaches with the back but often need higher doses Physical therapy for back is also very helpful You are somewhat young for typical osteoarthritis so there may be other things going on See a rheumatologist for surecdiagnosis ...Read more
What is the best non-prescription treatment for back acne? My bad and shoulders break out all the time. Any suggestions?
Avoidance: Sometimes just avoiding shampoos with parabens will help.That chemical is a common preservative in shampoos but can irritate skin in some people. ...Read more
I have severe osteoarthritis in both of my knees surgeries on both knees. I would like to exercise running what is the best shoes for my case?
I have torn meniscus in both of my knees. What are good exercises to strengthen them fast. One knee is fixed the other is not. Both sore and painful.?
Dislocated shoulder: Effects of a dislocated shoulder are that you have torn the capsular ligaments surrounding the shoulder and these need to heal first once reduced, and followed by an orthopedist. If after healing there is any instability you may need an MRI and possible arthrocopic shoulder surgery. ...Read more
See therapist: You should work closely with your othropedist and with a reputable physical therapist with interest and expertise in the elbow. This venue is too short for specific exercises. They will work with you to restore as much funtions and range of motion as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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