- Q Why do I have pain in my muscles when I exercise?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWhen you first start exercising, you may feel one kind of pain - a slow, burning ache in the muscles that is normal and not a cause for concern. This "normal" burning indicates you are reaching your anaerobic threshold, meaning you're at the limit of... Full Answer
- Q What are some causes of hip pain during jogging?
Rick Olderman, Physical TherapyHip pain during jogging could be due to several factors. However one of the most common problems I see is that the gait pattern is not activating the gluteal muscles correctly. The gluteal muscles are important because, in addition to propelling you... Full Answer
- Q My shoulder hurts when I press things overhead, how can I stop the pain?
Brian Yee, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationPain with overhead lifts is usually due to poor stability of the scapula as well as rotator cuff of the shoulder. The scapula - primarily through the lower trapezius and serratus anterior muscles allows for the shoulder blade to provide proper foundation... Full Answer
- Q What lifestyle changes should I make for phantom limb pain?
Making lifestyle changes to help you cope with phantom limb pain can be important. Be as active as possible by exercising regularly, such as participating in swimming or walking. Talk to friends frequently and look for support groups in your area.... Full Answer
- Q How can phantom pain with my prosthesis be treated?
Despite its name, phantom pain is real pain, but the sensation is that it is coming from the missing limb. Regular over-the-counter pain relievers may help or your doctor may give you prescription medication. Massage, ultrasound, or special... Full Answer
- Q How can I avoid phantom pain with my prosthesis?
People who have lost limbs often report pain in the missing limb. These pains are referred to as phantom pains and could be caused by an ill-fitting prosthesis. See a prosthetist to adjust the fit of your artificial limb. Sometimes phantom pain is caused... Full Answer