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... You are most helpful! Thanks for taking the time! (29 replies)
... When I had my herniated disc, I couldn't tolerate the treadmill for a minute. I could work out on elliptical machines, but only for short periods of time. If you must exercise, I'd stick to walking or low impact exercises like elliptical machines. ... (29 replies)
... I think it really depends upon the cause of your back pain. And it also depends upon the elliptical machine itself. We bought one several years ago. When we were out looking for one, I was really amazed at the difference in machines. ... (7 replies)

... and then later having intermitted back pain with periods of rest, hot water, and heating pads to correct it. ... (3 replies)
... ith any back pain, work a gradual program over a set period with rehabilitation in mind, etc. He had a tennis ending knee injury, and has had good luck using an elliptical machine. He did recommend spending the time doing research, and emphasized going out and trying as many possible machines if I purchase. ... (2 replies)
... and only had those types of machines. I know I'm not going to go out and buy a pilates machine. I am looking into an elliptical to build not only strength, but cardio as well. ... (7 replies)
... t your cardio or any type of excercise while your muscles are not warmed up. Spend at least 10 minutes to warm them up. You can do a slow walking on treadmil or elliptical and than only you can increase intensivity. ... (14 replies)
... t know what your surgeon will say about the hill restriction, but personally I wouldn't recommend rushing it! Walking even a slight incline will just cause more pain in the sacral area, and buttocks, as will using a step ladder, climbing stairs, etc. ... (12 replies)
... I pulled my lower back out yesterday, but still want to work out today. Will the elliptical/precor machine hurt it? (1 replies)
... or machines that would be okay for you. ... (7 replies)
MRI results
Jul 8, 2012
... as corrected through fusion, but it was at the expense of my SI joints. It took me a good 12 months to get the SI issues worked out. If I had used a treadmill, elliptical trainer or bike, it would have aggravated the SIJ issues...so I walked...on land and in the pool. Walking will always remain the safest exercise for you. ... (16 replies)
... leg and then the other, transferring the weight when the hips are on an angle...you need to keep the hips more or less level as much as possible...therefore most elliptical trainers are not good...walking on incline should be avoided. ... (1 replies)
... I belong to a gym, and while I can't use most of the machines there, I've found a few that are perfect for me. ... (3 replies)
... so I am going to a nearby sports club, am swimming and when the weather is too bad to walk outside, I can use the treadmill and one elliptical trainer, the recumbent bike and a couple of the weight machines. My PT worked with one of the trainers to set up a safe program that doesn't stress my back. ... (24 replies)
Hotsong.....
Aug 14, 2002
... Yes, my pain comes and goes. I can go for months and only have a little twinge when I first get up in the mornings, and then bam out of nowhere it will flare up. ... (1 replies)
... k to wearing it in bed again. My neurosurgeon was quite adamant about how he expected me to be following his orders. Since I was so poor about following with the pain meds rules I figured I didn't want to mess anything else up. ... (35 replies)
... My exercising now focuses on my core and legs. Besides walking and stretching, I use equipment at the fitness center. I use the elliptical machine the most, the exercise bike, leg presses, hamstring curls, some upper body weights, and whatever moves me. I also focus on balance exercises. ... (71 replies)
... Hi Heelsgal .. sorry I didn't post sooner - guess you started PT already? I love my physical therapy experience this time around, as opposed to the bad one I had when my back problem first surfaced. I let my therapist (who's terrific) know that I am not overly nervous in general, but when it came to beginning to move after this fusion, I wanted to take it nice-and-slow. I... (12 replies)
... Laura, I'm sorry to hear about your father and Lisa, it sounds like you are facing some family challenges as well. Sorry to hear the pain killers caused such aggravation. ... (803 replies)


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