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Low back pain/need to lose 30lbs. Any activity irritates and im out for 3 days. Back down to feet abnormally tight muscles . I stretch. No help. ?
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Water exercise?
This is a tough problem. "any activity" is pretty broad.
Have you tried water exercise. Obviously requires access to a pool, but many folks with back and leg problems can exercise in water: swimming, water walking (chest deep water: will not go fast but will burn calories), water aerobics. On land, a stationary bicycle might work. Experiment with a physical therapist or trainer.

In brief: Water exercise?
This is a tough problem. "any activity" is pretty broad.
Have you tried water exercise. Obviously requires access to a pool, but many folks with back and leg problems can exercise in water: swimming, water walking (chest deep water: will not go fast but will burn calories), water aerobics. On land, a stationary bicycle might work. Experiment with a physical therapist or trainer.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Try some water exercise as outlined above. Once you warm up, you may be able to stretch the muscles. All the best.
Dr. David Bozak
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Physical therapy
Pt, antiinflammatories and/or muscle relaxers can help pain.
Aquatic therapy or classes can help with weight loss and should be less painful.

In brief: Physical therapy
Pt, antiinflammatories and/or muscle relaxers can help pain.
Aquatic therapy or classes can help with weight loss and should be less painful.
Dr. David Bozak
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