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What Exercises Can I Do For My Curved Lumbar Spine So To Relieve The Stiffness
Stretch: Stretch exercise can help. You can learn this type of exercises from a physical therapist, physician, trainer, yoga instructor. Be prudent. Warming up helps. If an exercise is particularly uncomfortable, do not do it. When starting any new exercise, ease into it. Some soreness is natural at the beginning, but it should not be terribly painful. Some stiffness is part of the natural aging process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If it is an acute spondylolysis, a period of rest, perhaps a brace, and mild exercise may help. For a chronic case, physical therapy concentrating on core strengthening (stomach and back muscles) and aerobic fitness often work. Surgery can help if other, simpler measures do not give enough relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more
Degeneration: Strictly speaking, arthritis refers to pain/inflammation in joints. In reference to the spine, most doctors are simply referring to degeneration, or aging changes, when applying a diagnosis of arthritis. In general terms, treatment options include physical therapy, increased activity, regular exercise, weight loss, improved diet. Beyond that, medications and injections are also options. ...Read more
Time: Most musculoskeletal pain will resolve in time. If your pain is already chronic (>3-6 months) then you should be seen by a physiatrist or orthopedist to obtain a specific diagnosis. Physical therapy can help many of these issues conservatively. Otc meds for the pain are your first line options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrist flexibility: Certain exercises that increase flexibiliity especially in the carpal tunnel can help symptoms of nerve compression. Ultimately, strengthening the affected forearm muscles can also help in the long run. But first you need to calm down the nerve symptoms and try to minimize any exacerbating activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a back brace I can buy online to help pain and weakness from Spinal Stenosis? I do exercises but find it hard to stand for long. Thanks
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What are the best exercises for upper cervical spine instability? I have Ehlers danlos and want to start doing exercises to help my neck.
You need individual: instruction. For most, It would be fairly safe to recommend a few simple cervical stretches for range of motion and flexibility, but if you truly have instability in the setting of Ehlers-Danlos, then any exercises need to be specifically prescribed for you. Bracing and corrective surgery also play a role in the treatment of joint complications.Continue to work with your doctors, esp Cardiologist ...Read more
What to do if I have ankylosing spondylitis what can I do to relieve the thoracic and rib contractions?
Back pain in young: Young patients rarely need further evaluation for back pain as it is usually self-limiting. For mild symptoms, muscle pains are most common. Consider also disc degeneration which is the rule not exception. If symptoms persist. Core strength is a start: pilates/yoga/piyo, nsaid's, salonpas hot patches. Mckenzie pt if no better but requires a doc's rx. ...Read more
What are the stretch excercises that can relief my pain in shoulders&back neck due to fibromyalgia.I do not have any physical dr.Nearby.Explain please?
Can back pain be from scoliosis? How do you know if scoliosis is getting wore? Is there a way to tell at home? Back pain isbetween lower back and butt
I have bulging disc at l4/l5 (based on mri) and pain in back and left leg. What can I do to put it back, to fix it and what shouldn't do? Thank you!
Wait a few days: Oftentimes, such pain goes away on its own after several days to several weeks. Studies show that those who have surgery on average are no better off after two years than those who don't. . If its unbearable or worsening, then see a doctor. Physical therapy can help in the short term, but best to just take it easy and don't lie down more than for sleeping, as it can make it worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch easily: If your ankle is steadily improving, you may begin stretching exercises, but passive range of motion (no weight or force of gravity or muscle) the best stretches for leg and ankle-using stretching bands or towel, sitting with leg extended and place the band under the foot like a stirrup, and gently pull your foot to the inside and the to the outside. There should be minimal pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What types of exercises can I do to build muscle around my spine so my spine doesn't protrude through my back so much?
Yoga: can build spinal muscles, as well as resistance training with weights. Planks can strengthen back muscles as well as abdominals. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Relief the pressure: Spinal decompression is a term that describes the relief of pressure on one or many pinched nerves of the spinal column. Spinal decompression can be achieved both surgically and non-surgically and is used to treat conditions that result in chronic back pain such as disc bulge, disc herniation, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and isthmic and degenerative spondylolisthesis. ...Read more
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