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... 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)
... about it, and he thought it was a good way to rehab if I had the access. With the usual caveats, stop with any back pain, work a gradual program over a set period with rehabilitation in mind, etc. ... (2 replies)
... off and on. ... (3 replies)

... I LOVE the elliptical machine. ... (7 replies)
... The elliptical may or may not help you. The most important thing is to be cleared by your doctor or a physical therapist before you use it. They know you and what surgery you had. Some doctors don't even want a surgery patient to use a regular treadmill until cleared. ... (2 replies)
... They were able to take a core of bone from the vertebra above and used 4 screws to keep the spacer in place. Waking up from the surgery, I had a lot of pain from muscle spasms. ... (5 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)
... ng all the lumbar to the sacrum, I have no movement. I tried the elliptical at the gym and quickly injured my heel, as I couldn't shift my body with the machine and ended up slamming one heel over and over again until I figured out that it just wasn't going to work for me. I'm sure I was a sight! ... (7 replies)
... I was allowed to use light weights and careful upper body movements.... ... (6 replies)
... I am. I have two herniated discs and stenosis and severe arthritis and moderate osteroporosis in the spine. I have a treadmill that is just a coat hanger as it was becoming painful to use. ... (7 replies)
... improvement. About four months ago, I started a diet and exercise lifestyle change. Nothing drastic, just cutting out unnecessary fat laden foods, and increasing exercise. At first, walking was my primary exercise and I did well. Then I felt sort of unchallenged and begin jogging. ... (3 replies)
... This is just my guess, but I would think if it doesnt aggravate anything in your back it's probalby okay to do. Do you or have you had a physical therapist you can ask? ... (7 replies)
... expensive ones. Be sure to try them out and you will understand exactly what we are saying. ... (7 replies)
... S1. My disc is completely bulged out of the disc space, and there is no disc space, L5 is collapsed onto S1. ... (26 replies)
... If there is any way to get treatment with someone your mom knows, or even just go for the evaluation and maybe one or two treatments, you could probably judge for yourself what the difference is, if any. ... (12 replies)
... I could use some help in deciphering these results. ... (2 replies)
... The therapist is trying to create strength in the cord and back muscles in an attempt to help keep the slippage in check. When that stops working and if there is subsequent nerve compression, the next stop is a lumbar fusion...so you need to keep doing those exercises every day. ... (4 replies)
... Hello and thanks for reading. So happy for you that you have such informed and knowledable medical proffessionals. ... (38 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)
... I was not working at the time my back problems began. I was volunteering as a docent at my city's art museum, but was there about 30 hours per week, walking and standing on marble floors. Had to give that up...and my surgeon doesn't think I should risk going back, at least not at this point. ... (24 replies)


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