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Avatar f tn You can do the early rehab exercises with light ankle weights or resistance bands, and you can ride a stationary bike at varying degrees of resistance to strengthen your muscles and work on your range of motion at the same time. Consider taking yoga or tai chi classes. Both are recommended by the Arthritis Foundation as effective range-of-motion exercises, and both focus on slow, controlled movements.
1936411 tn?1333835449 I have added a series of 5 arm exercises with the hand weights while walking. Some of these are done one arm at a time. This really forces me to focus on my balance, as my center of gravity shifts.
2022474 tn?1328705151 Suggested Equipment While you do not need any equipment for the majority of the exercises, sans those with resistance bands, I have put together a listing of stuff that could be useful for you personally now or while you progress with the program. Priority devices are starred. Sinking Belt: This can be to include excess weight for your pull-ups and dips. $30 25lb Plate: You are able to attach this towards the sinking belt or use while doing crunches or hyperextensions.
703362 tn?1427769928 ) While they are known by many names and come in many brands (Thera-Band, DynaBand, resistance bands, strengthening bands, and many other names), these resistance bands are like giant rubber bands that are great for improving muscle strength. They come in a variety of color-coded strengths and are easy to take along with you anywhere.
Avatar f tn Usually, it begins with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the application of heat, followed by gentle stretching exercises. These stretching exercises, which may be performed in the home with the help of a physical massage or occupational therapist, are the treatment of choice. In some cases, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) with a small battery-operated unit may be used to reduce pain by blocking nerve impulses.
211940 tn?1267884866 About 1 year ago I began having pain in my right upper arm, between the shoulder and elbow, about mid arm where the biceps brachii muscle or brachialis muscle is. I went to my Primary Physician who said it was a torn brachialis muscle. Since I was working at a 2nd job, I thought it might be job related so I went through the whole Workman's Comp issue. They sent me to 4 doctors who did nothing for me, finally the case was settled and my lawyer got most of the money, but I still have the pain.
Avatar n tn I have been to the hospital 3 times for chest pain, mostly on the left side, left arm pain (sometimes numb, sometimes achey), and sharp pain in my upper back. They ran an EKG, CT scan (they thought i had a blood clot in my lungs), and a chest x-ray. Their results where all basically the same, that it was anxiety or indigestion. Now, I have been on Zoloft for a long time now for anxiety, but when I started having chest pains and numbness in my arm, I began having panic attacks.
Avatar m tn In May 2007 (in an emotionally turbulent time for me) a chronic pain developed quite suddenly in my right arm, all the way from my shoulder to my fingertips). In the years before I had had some periods of mild RSI and back pains, but this was of a completely different order. After almost 3 years of struggling with this and doing fitness and various exercises to no effect, a chronic pain developed in my right leg (again quite suddenly and in a very stressful period).
Avatar n tn I have pain with almost any movement of my arm, I have pain down my arm and tingling now near my right shoulder blade. I saw my pcp who ordered a mri and with the results there was no answer. It was could be tendonitis vs partial tear. Nothing conclusive. Here is my question, could these exercises have injured me more? I know it hasn't helped what so ever. I am only 40 and pretty active.
Avatar f tn Its never too early to do toning exercises! It will actually help a lot! I would use a resistance band. If using weights what I was told when I used a personal trainer that if you are upping 15-20 reps without straining they are too light. Make sure to do three reps as well. They are also many exercises you can do without even touching weights or resistance bands! Good luck, you got this! You can always pm me to talk more.
Avatar n tn No one's sure what kind of stroke I had since I was skiing alone, but not fast and was wearing a helmet - it completely paralyzed my left side. Hospitalized two months. I can now walk and use my left arm, but the bottom of my left foot feels numb and causes balance problems when I walk. There's some feeling there (I could feel a pencil run along the bottom of my foot) and it's not "drop foot" but walking is still very awkward.
1551655 tn?1294264521 Jogging, walking, race-walking, exercising at home (I use books with callisthenics and weight bearing exercises) are all free. Books can be found low cost at bookstores or used bookstores and even on eBay. A jumprope is a helpful way to get QUICK cardio exercise, but work up slowly. Using your arms and legs during arm circles leg lifts provides weight "resistance" training without investing in dumbells.
Avatar f tn Have you ever tried self-massage with one of those foam rollers? That helps my glutes, IT bands, and calves. You have to be able to hold yourself up to do the rolling, so it requires some arm strength.
Avatar m tn I was a competitive bowler that injured my arm at a national tournament. During the last part of the tournament my arm just started to feel really worn out and weak - which was really not normal. The next day I could not straighten my arm and had a lot of pain in my actual bicep muscle. At this point I took about 2 weeks off, as I was more mentally tired from a lot of practice for the event and then completing the event. After about a week my arm felt completely normal.
Avatar f tn my upper body is more out of shape than I thought, but I managed to do 10 minutes of upper arm exercises. Much tougher than walking on the treadmill, that's for sure. Funny, it looks so easy when "Miss Skinny Minnie" is demonstrating the moves on the DVD that came with the bands. When I do it, I look like Dancing Bear on ice skates. Maybe I will be more graceful as I get used to them. I can't do the squats, as my knee is still bothering me and I'm not chancing it.
Avatar m tn i have a hard time lifting weights over a few pounds because it seems to trigger my chest. to much movement of my left arm causes my chest to hurt as well. sometimes it is hard to sleep at night, and as soon as my eyes open in the morning i can no longer sleep. i have found ways to help the pain like...heating pads..pain medication...light stretching... if anyone has any ideas on something i could do or try please tell me i am open to anything.
Avatar m tn I had 5 surgeries in 2011 after the first three I developed sever pain in my left buttock and leg down to knee the pain got to the extent I was taking 80 mg of OXY to be able to get around and about three weeks after surgery 3 I lost all feeling in my right arm .
1663373 tn?1333639589 i mean arms would make sense because of nerve compression, irritation...but why the leg pain??? brainstem related I dont know. my left arm is so weak just when i try to hold me on my arm, I start to tremble.sorry for ur flare...and sorry I dont have explanation for the leg thingy.
Avatar f tn Sometimes I get twitching in my legs which are not visable (to describe them it almost feels like little rubber bands flexing every now and then beneath the surface of the skin) or a little shock in a small area. As far as I know twitching is a common symptom in MS (my assumption is that it is caused by a little disruption in the signals but that just what I assume it to be) I personally have found that they come in many places, lasting for differnt periods of time in differernt forms....
Avatar n tn Right shoulder pain into the bicep. Shooting pain in right thumb. Right arm going numb. Lose of mobility of right arm. I'm hitting a wall here and can't seem to get any Medical help or relief except for pain medication. I appreciate any advice!
429700 tn?1308011423 Is the LP typically negative or positive for o-bands? Does the LP show an increase in proteins? Are people with PPMS as likely to develop optic neuritis like people with RRMS? When is PPMS likely to be diagnosed (age range)? I have wondered this forever because it appears to me that people who have PPMS go through several years of observations and testing before getting diagnosed.
492898 tn?1222247198 feeling of fullness or tightness in the affected arm, aching or pain in the affected arm, swelling in the hand, or weakness in the affected arm. Protection of the affected arm is very important after breast surgery. Persons with lymphedema should avoid injury and infection and should be aware of those activities that put too much pressure on the affected arm such as injections and blood tests. Treatment for lymphedema depends on the severity and extent of the condition.
352007 tn?1372861481 My physical therapist once demonstrated this for me by having me resist his pushing on my arm or having me push on his arm (I forget exactly but something like that with the arm). He had me do this three times and by the third time I was obviously weaker and having to work harder. Maybe I couldn't even do the task anymore. He said this is muscle fatigue. This happens in normal people, too, but he pointed out that it was abnormal for my muscles to fatigue so quickly.
1415174 tn?1453246703 muscles back on. There are some really amazing exercises with resistance bands and self massage with a tennis ball. Have a look on YouTube. I had the same thing so talking just from experience and what I read ;) Also, don't wanna blame and shame but I can't get my head around why your trainer didn't advice you to do so. That should have been the first thing they told you after you mentioned stiffness and pain.
Avatar f tn I am 39 years old and was born with I was born with mild right spastic hemiplegia and paralysis (Cerebral Palsy). My left arm is of course my dominent arm. Has anyone ever had problems with daily activities, due to the constant over usage of your dominent side? I have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel, radial tunnel, tennis elbow, and mayo-facio pain syndrome from the left side of my neck down to my fingers. The pain was so bad that I could hardly do my daily hygene.
Avatar n tn The sharp stabbing pains went away, and then I started getting this twitching in my muscles in my arm, back, neck, and my chest area. Also, I lost alot of strength in my right arm. Also, I lost some of the grip in my hand. Dont know what is going on with me, but it is very frustrating. Im still having some twitching in my chest area. I still have some pain in my neck, usually when I look up or down. I have regained alot of strength back in my arm. Not exactly sure what to make of this.
209591 tn?1267418314 When checking for Oliogoclonal Bands, they compare the bands in the blood to the ones in the CSF.....and only if there are ones that show up in the CSF that are not in the blood are the ones the count toward diagnosis. So, yes....they need your blood sample to compare. Best of Luck!
309113 tn?1194615155 i am no professional or doctor, but but if you have atrophy in your spinal cord near c6 and c7, then there is certainly for the potential for a connection between that and the atrophy in your lower arm and hand. C6 and C7 are where the nerves from your arm connect to your spinal cord, and i know that herniations in that area can cause numbness and tingling in the arms (from the tricep to the forearm and down in to the fingers).
1689801 tn?1333986916 She took a CT and said I have Spinal Stenosis, I went to learn some good exercises for the back, and got a little better. Then went on vacation for a weekend in october and walked alot. When I came home, I slowly got so much worse (after 1 week or so) at then I could not sit for a minute, this was just down the right leg. Then I was sent to a MRI and told that I had a Disc prolaps, so I think that this does maby not connect to the numbness.
959034 tn?1253675076 Once you begin to add some healthier choices to your menus, the nausea/vomiting may decrease, but as said above, you should discuss any diet changes with your doctor. For lying down exercises - you can try some simple leg lifts, arm raises with light weights (canned veggies or bottles of water work great for weights) etc. You can do a "google" search and I'm sure you will come up with all types of "floor exercises" that you can try.