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Ice or Heat?

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If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to apply ice, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

Apply ice for about ten minutes, once every hour.

If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to apply alternating ice and heat, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

Twice a day, apply the following thirty (30) minute treatment:

1) apply heat for about five (5) minutes,

2) apply ice for about five (5) minutes,

3) apply heat for about five (5) minutes,

4) apply ice for about five (5) minutes,

5) apply heat for about five (5) minutes,

6) apply ice for about five (5) minutes,

2) always end alternating ice and heat with ice.

If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to apply heat, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

1) apply heat for about fifteen to twenty (15 - 20) minutes, twice per day.

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  Never continue any exercise that hurts!

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If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to stretch the gluteal muscles, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

    Two to four (2 - 4) times a day, apply the following two (2) minute treatment:

    1) stretch the gluteal muscles on the first side for about thirty (30) seconds,

     2) stretch the gluteal muscles on the second side for about thirty (30) seconds,

     3) stretch the gluteal muscles on the first side for about thirty (30) seconds,

     4) stretch the gluteal muscles on the second side for about thirty (30) seconds.

 

If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to massage the gluteal muscles, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

    Two to four (2 - 4) times a day, apply the following two (2) minute treatment:

     1) massage the gluteal muscles on the first side for thirty to sixty (30 - 60) seconds,

     2) massage the gluteal muscles on the second side for thirty to sixty (30 - 60) seconds

 

If Dr. Mendenhall asked you to strengthen the gluteal muscles, unless his instructions were different from the following, you can:

   Two to four (2 - 4) times a day, apply the following two (2) minute treatment while lying face down.

  1) do the "flag waving" exercise, ten repetitions on each leg,  

  2) do the "knee lift" exercise, ten repetitions on each leg,

  3) while lying on each side, with the lower knee bent for stability:

  4) do the "side-lying leg lift" exercise, ten repetitions on each leg.   

      

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