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What exercises or stretches should I do for patello femoral pain?

What exercises or stretches should I do for patello femoral pain?

Knee bends: With some low weight ankle weights, slowly straighten your leg, and then bend it again, with the foot turned inward. Repeat 2-3 sets of 10. ...Read more

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Can I use a mini exercise bike for patella femoral syndrome?

Can I use a mini exercise bike for patella femoral syndrome?

Yes: Absolutely, try to avaoid impact activities and deep flexion exercises such as lunges. These put a lot of stress on the patella. Keep your quads stretched and cross train. ...Read more

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I broken my left femoral neck and underwent close reduction and pinning. Would love to know the basics of posysurgical rehab/exercise. Thanks.

I broken my left femoral neck and underwent close reduction and pinning. Would love to know the basics of posysurgical rehab/exercise. Thanks.

Strengthening/ROM: Your rehabilitation program should consist of strengthening all of your hip flexor and extensor muscles as well as the quadriceps on the affected side. Once establishing the integrity of your hardware you should also have regular range of motion performed at the hip joint and knee joint in order to prevent shortening of the tendons as you're movement is limited by pain postoperative swelling. ...Read more

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What exercises should I do to strengthen my core after hernia femoral surgery?

What exercises should I do to strengthen my core after hernia  femoral  surgery?

Any and all: Once you've been released to activity by your surgeon, probably one to three weeks, based on technique , you'll have no restrictions. You'll be able to do any sport or activity, tempering your enthusiasm by your level of residual soreness. The purpose of hernia repair is to return you to full and unrestricted activity. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is an exercise to correct or reduce femoral hernia?

Please let me know if there is an exercise to correct or reduce femoral hernia?

If you have: An incarcerated femoral hernia, you need to have surgical repair. If it is acutely painful or tender, or if you have any nausea or vomiting, it is a true surgical emergency. I am not aware of any exercise that can correct this type of hernia. You should see a surgeon for definite opinion and plan of care. ...Read more

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Had a end-end repair of my left common femoral artery and a vortex-graft bypass of the left common femoral vein.2 yrs ago.Vigorous exercise.Swell, pai?

Had a end-end repair of my left common femoral artery and a vortex-graft  bypass of the left common femoral vein.2 yrs ago.Vigorous exercise.Swell, pai?

Vein repair: Vein repair using goretex is prone to occlusion. If you are having swelling would suggest an ultrasound to see if the vein is still open. Exercise should be fine. ...Read more

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Should a toddler do special exercises after recovering from a broken femur?

Should a toddler do special exercises after recovering from a broken femur?

Femur fracture: Isometric muscle strengthening exercises and weight bearing on the affected extremity with the assistance of crutches will be helpful.The goal is to strengthen the muscles supporting the fractured bone. However, i would refer this patient to contact to an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of exercise should u do after femur rod removal? Should u try to build ur thigh muscle back or wait the six weeks?

What kind of exercise should u do after femur rod removal? Should u try to build ur thigh muscle back or wait the six weeks?

Listen to your doctor first: Normally after removal of an orthopedic device, your doctor will suggest physical therapy appropriate to the injury. Walking or swimming are both pretty benign exercises that shouldn't get you into trouble. Do the physical therapy first and then see what they suggest. ...Read more