Activity restriction is the voluntary restriction of physical activity limited to certain parts of the body affected or the whole body as a part of the therapy in muscle, spine, bone, and nerve conditions for pain alleviation and faster recovery. They are also advised in pregnant women. Some orthopedic and neurologic conditions can cause restricted activity and range of motion, in which regard it is a pathology.
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How to treat the pulled tendons in my right knee that hurt if I run or walk?
Query: Hello doctor, I went to a doctor, who told me that I have pulled some tendons in my right knee. It hurts when bent and if I run or walk. What would be the best way forward with the healing process? Can I still use the exercise bike at the gym? I am currently using Voltarol gel to help ease the pai... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As the doctor said, it is a tendon pull, which means it is due to overstretching of the tendon. So, I suggest you follow the following steps: You have to give rest to that part to promote the healing process. Avoid weight-bearing exercises. You can use a knee support... Read Full »