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Will working on the hip abductors cause my legs to look fat?

Will working on the hip abductors cause my legs to look fat?

No way: It will cause your legs to look attractive and toned. It is always possible to bulk up too much with doing too much weight resistance and not enough cardio or lower weights but this is something you can control. ...Read more

Abductor (Definition)

When a muscle contracts and moves an arm, leg, figer, toe away from the body it is an abductor. When it moves it towards the body ...Read more


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What are best exercises for leg adductor and abductor muscles?

What are best exercises for leg adductor and abductor muscles?

Ball exercises: Leg adductor exercises can made more effective with squeezing a large inflatable yoga ball. Leg abductor exercises with a light 5-10 ankle while lying on your side can be very effective to build these mesclun groups. ...Read more

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Can extremely tight leg abductors put the pevic in a forward tilt causing you to be hunched over with weak back and. Tight pecs?

Can extremely tight leg abductors  put the pevic in a forward tilt causing you to be hunched over with weak back and. Tight pecs?

Consultation: I recommend an evaluation by an orthopedic specialist to see whether the leg tightness affects your spine or vice versa. After this assessment referral to a physical therapist can be ordered. ...Read more

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Dr gave me 1cm heel lift for r leg. I wore for halfa day.now have pain inner r thigh abductor muscle area when I walk. Muscle strain?Anything serious?

Dr gave me 1cm heel lift for r leg. I wore for halfa day.now have pain inner r thigh abductor muscle area when I walk. Muscle strain?Anything serious?

Too much Lifting.: Not knowing the reason you were given a heel lift aside, you need to stop using the lift. Call the doctor and explain your new symptoms. The lift height may have to be lowered in order to affect less change over a longer period of time. I would not continue with the lift again until the pain resolves. ...Read more

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I had right hip abductor mechanism repair 3 weeks ago, with instruction for no weight bearing and abduction for 6 weeks. When should it feel normal?

I had right hip abductor mechanism repair 3 weeks ago, with instruction for no weight bearing and abduction for 6 weeks. When should it feel normal?

Probably 12 weeks: After 6-8 weeks for the repair to occur after surgery, then you would require pt to overcome the weakness and to improve the strength of the muscles and increase range of motion over the next 4-6 weeks, and also to start weight bearing on the affected leg, . ...Read more

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How to know if you tore hip abductors?

Hip tear: muscle tear after trauma would typically be very painful to use, and bruised and swollen ...Read more

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What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

What's a way to exercise my hip abductors?

Simple: Attache appropriate weights to ankle of leg to exercise with that leg adducted across the front of the other leg. Now, with knee fully extended, move the leg in a lateral or abducted motion at the hip. This is only one of many exercises to isolate the abductors using progressive resistant exercises. Also muscle confusion execises should be incorporated. Seek the help of a personal trainer. ...Read more

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What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.

What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.

Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more

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What could cause leg hip n back pain all at the same time ?

What could cause leg hip n back pain all at the same time ?

Nerve or back muscle: It is common for a pinched nerve in the lower back to cause symptoms which cascade from the back to the hip and leg. Also, back spasms can cause muscle or nerve irritation which extends from the back to the leg. If it persists, see your physician. ...Read more

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