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... I LOVE the elliptical machine. ... (7 replies)
... has anyone used a Elliptical machine as a large part of their post surgery rehab process with decent results? ... (2 replies)
... they didn't have an elliptical there, so I'm just wondering about the "safety" of it. ... (7 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)
... 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. ... (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)
... My experience was different. But I have a really long fusion. With 14 fused vertebrae, including 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... (7 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)
... I just started elliptical and am only doing 10 minutes at a low resistance. ... (70 replies)
... Before my spinal ordeal i used to belong to the gym and elliptical machine was part of my cardio training as well as treadmill. I usually run on treadmill for 45 minutes and than 30 minutes on Elliptical. ... (4 replies)
... Some people here have loved the elliptical machine. I didn't do so well with it. For me, the treadmill is much better. I actually injured my foot on the elliptical machine because you have to have some spine movement to use it, and I'm fused from T4 to Sacrum. ... (4 replies)
... I'm sorry you are starting to have some symptoms again when you were making good progress. That is always concerning. I wondered when you started using the elliptical trainer? ... (8 replies)
... My surgeon won't allow me to use either a treadmill or elliptical...at least not until I am completely fused. I was able to find an elliptical that did not hurt my knees. I don't have the same problem as you. ... (11 replies)
... You are most helpful! Thanks for taking the time! (29 replies)
... I also stop using stationery bike or elliptical fearing that it will get worse. ... (54 replies)
... I still do a lot of stationary biking and elliptical work, but lately I've gotten back to running. ... (4 replies)
... I reread through your symptoms, and wanted to add that elliptical trainers can be very hard on people who have lower lumbar problems. ... (11 replies)
... d get it later in life but now he thinks I don't have arthritis just fibromyalgia. Although I don't have fatigue and all the tender points. Then after doing an elliptical machine My whole back started to burn then the twitching started all throughout my body. Now I have TMJ and facial twitching. Doctors are clueless. ... (11 replies)
... direction over a very small distance. This can be very hard and put stress on the sacroiliac joints and is jarring to lower lumbar discs too. There is only one elliptical trainer at my club that was deemed appropriate for me to use, and even then, I am to use it occasionally. ... (12 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)


Associated Tags: back pain, bulging disc, ddd, disc bulge, fusion, herniated, lumbar herniation, microdiscoctomy, spondylolisthesis, surgery

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