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Will walking on sand help lower impact even more?

Will walking on sand help lower impact even more?

Sand walking: Walking on sand verses pavement can be better (as in safer) for your joints as sand can provide your joints with more cushion if you walk with the same impact you use on pavement. Both surfaces have their pros and cons. Walking on sand can also test your balance and lower-leg stability. Stay focused, though, because if you are not careful you could roll an ankle or tweak a knee. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I've pinched a nerve in my lower right side of my back twice in a month could it be something more causing it. The only thing i did wash was walk?

I've pinched a nerve in my lower right side of my back twice in a month could it be something more causing it. The only thing i did wash was walk?

Get an exam: Good history and exam may determine where your pain may be coming from. Most back pain is usually easily treatable and you could seek out a good chiropractor and physical therapist to assess you. If symptoms persist and/or get worse then sometimes imaging is is order to take a look at your back. Start with physical exam first. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why does my lower back hurt so much when I walk?

Why does my lower back hurt so much when I walk?

Different reasons: I would need to have more history. Do you have history of injuries to the low back. Sometimes spinal stenosis is one condition that triggers low back pain with walking. Is the pain only in back or do you get numbness in the legs also? If so, neurogenic claudication could be part of the condition. Other possibilities: facet joint problem or the hip if the pain is noticed more on buttock area. ...Read more

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Pain in lower calf of leg on left side had to walk?

Pain in lower calf of leg on left side had to walk?

Could be serious: I think your problem could be one of many possible scenarios . The most important disease to rule out immediately is whether you have venous blood clot called dvt. I would suggest you see your primary care provider immediately and have him check you. ...Read more

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Is 25 milligrams of zoloff for a man of 88 years too much? Does zoloff decrease any fears you may have - like for him - it is walking and falling.

Is 25 milligrams of zoloff for a man of 88 years too much?  Does zoloff decrease any fears you may have - like for him - it is walking and falling.

NO: The lowest dose possible is 25mg and is a great starting dose for anyone and should be good for someone that is 88 yo as well. Always have to be careful at this age with falling. Should be safe at 25mg and take after food so settles on stomach. ...Read more

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Would RSD of the lower leg cause it to throb after walking several blocks?

Would RSD of the lower leg cause it to throb after walking several blocks?

Rsd: Rsd or crps. Is scientifically sympathetic nervous system problem which is in control of circulation so that symptom is not surprising hopefully ur treatment is to maximize your activity level and functioning so that limb doesn't lose muscle etc ...Read more

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Re accruing dull ache centre of my Lower abdomen makes me walk leaning what could this be?

Re accruing dull ache centre of my Lower abdomen makes me walk leaning what could this be?

Could be anything: It could so many things from just gas pains to bladder infection or a gynecological issue. I would need a lot more history to start including or excluding certain conditions. From what you're describing it appears to be severe so I suggest seeing a doctor today if possible. ...Read more

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Can I still go walking for exercise with a bugling disk in my lower back, it doesn't hurt. Jogging really hurts?

Can I still go walking for exercise with a bugling disk in my lower back, it doesn't hurt. Jogging really hurts?

Yes: Don't overdo it. Listen to u'r body. Mild stretching. Soft lumbar back support also beneficial which u can get at most pharmacies. Ice after the walk is also beneficial. ...Read more