I was wondering if anyone has tried water aerobics? That may have the
same effects as any other aerobic activity, I don't know. I too have
exausted the sources of activities because of my adhesions. I was
thinking about weight lifting or yoga? I know that these are not aerobic
but could it hurt?
Denise in Seattle
>Merri Ellen: > >I too have had to curtail my exercise routines because of pain from >adhesions. As pointed out in earlier post, most problems have come from >high impact activities like tennis step classes etc. My pain at it's >best feels like someone has wrapped a rubber band from my right mid >abdomen around to my back. At it's worse it is the pulling, tearing, >stabbibg pain. Good luck with getting your records. I hope it holds >some answers for you. Ginny > >At Tue, 19 Oct 1999, Merri Ellen wrote: >> >>Thank you for your email and forum responses! I have never heard the >>word endo used in my past surgeries. My husband is on vacation this >>week and we plan on visiting the hospital to attain my surgery records. >>They will tell me more. My only memory of the adhesion surgeries was >>that my repro. organs were wrapped with coadhesive type adh. Each >>surgery I lost another part of an ovary or more extensive damage was >>done to other organs. Each cycle seemed to increase the pain >>dramatically. Finally...the hysterectomy option was proposed. >>Currently...can anyone share the place that exercise plays with >>adhesions? Due to being out of shape and over weight...I joined a health >>club and began a very conservative work out program. Walking, machines, >>swimming. It felt wonderful but then soon after, I found myself in this >>adhesion flare up condition. I have hesitated to share my health club >>activites because I don't want the doctors to poo-poo me off with a >>"pulled muscle" dx. I certainly know the difference between muscle and >>adhesion problems. Does anyone else need to curtail execise regime due >>to adhesions? This time around I have an uncomfortable sensation in my >>abdomen: I feel like my corset (muscles in my abdomen) is alternating >>between tied and untied. Everything feels loose, wavy, unconnected. >>Then it will tighten, producing a stabbing, strangle hold of intense >>pain. Either I don't remember this from before or this is something >>entirely different...please let me know if this is common. Thank you >>for your help and support! > >-- >Ginny King >