Strengthening

Strengthening exercises build-up one's muscle strength, bone density and increase the metabolism.

Top Helpful Cases

 Healed
7 of 7 people found this helpful
Twenty-five years of running and being pulled along by two large dogs wore away my left hip joint. Scoliosis didn't help. I toughed it out for years with physical therapy and yoga, and finally had to have my hip totally replaced. I wasn't happy, but I got a great result and I can hardly remember it isn't mine, except when ...
 Helped a lot
7 of 9 people found this helpful
I was rear-ended about ten years ago and suffered some acute lower back pain along with the usual neck and should injuries associated with a rear-end collision. I spent several months in physical therapy learning how to strengthen my back and receiving massage therapy and stimulation by the use of a TENS unit. I have been on and off pain ...
 No change
6 of 6 people found this helpful
Seriously, everyone called it lower back pain and until my MRI showed clear they called it sciatica. Even my PT -- but come on let's face it the pain in really a tad lower than what I would call my back. It took a long time to get professionals to understand though my lower lumbar was uncomfortable it was really ...

Strengthening is Used For These Conditions

Area
Condition Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Conditions (average)
3.6
(141)
34 50 30 22 4
Arm
Tennis Elbow
4.0
1
Arm
Compound Fracture
4.0
1
Arm
Elbow Pain
3.0
1
Back General
Postpartum Back Pain
4.0
1
Back General
Pain
2.1
1 9
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Piriformis Syndrome
5.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Spondylolisthesis
5.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Muscle Strain
4.3
1 2
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Pain
4.3
2 6
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Herniated Disk
4.2
2 2 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Sciatica
3.7
2 1 2 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Osteoarthritis - Degenerative Disc Disease
3.6
3 2
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Sacroiliac Joint
3.5
1 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Coccyx Area Pain
1.7
2 1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
5.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Pain
4.5
1 1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Scoliosis
4.0
2
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Trapezius Spasm
5.0
1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Muscle Strain
4.0
1 1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Pain
4.0
1 1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Herniated Disc in Neck
2.2
1 1 2 1
General
Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD)
4.0
1
General
Extremely Low or No Flexibility in Joints
3.5
1 1
General
Rheumatoid Arthritis
3.0
1
Head
Chronic Headache
3.0
2
Hip
Osteoarthritis
4.4
2 3
Hip
Bursitis
3.0
1 1
Hip
Calcium Buildup
3.0
1
Hip
Labral Tear
3.0
1 1
Hip
Pain
1.0
1
Internal
Bloating Stomach Pain
4.0
1
Internal
Ehlers Danlos syndrome - "Cutis hyperelastica"
3.0
1
Knee
Lateral Meniscus Tear
5.0
1
Knee
Meniscus Knee Injury
5.0
1
Knee
Iliotibial band syndrome
4.7
2 1
Knee
Medial Meniscus Tear
4.3
1 2
Knee
Lack of Meniscus in Medial Compartment
4.0
1
Knee
Pain
4.0
1 2 1
Knee
Tendinitus
3.8
1 2 2
Knee
Patello-Femoral Syndrome
3.8
2 1 1 1
Knee
Luxating Patella (Floating Patella)
3.8
1 1 2
Knee
Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
3.8
3 1
Knee
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Damage (ACL)
3.7
2 1
Knee
Chondromalacia
3.5
1 1
Knee
Osteoarthritis
3.2
2 2 1
Knee
Articular Cartilage Damage
3.2
1 2 1 1
Leg
Plantar Fasciitis
3.0
1
Neurological
Migraine
5.0
1
Shoulder
Dislocation
5.0
3
Shoulder
Arthritis With Impingement
5.0
1
Shoulder
Tendinitis
4.5
1 1
Shoulder
Pain
2.3
1 2
Skin
Dark Eye Circles
2.0
1
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