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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Try yoga: Yoga may be a good option. This type of exercise not only improves flexibility, but has also been shown to improve peace of mind and overall well-bei ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Flexible: Practice! Practice! Practice! Practice!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Stretching: The best way to increase the flexibility of the wrist or any joint is with stretching. An easy way to stretch the wrist is putting the hands together ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Grab a tennis ball: hold gently and don't squeeze too tightly.. With palm facing downward and holding ball, slihjtly move your wrist downward, upward, to the right and t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Asymmetry-arms: It is not unusual to have asymmetry in arms based on the dominant handed side. If you are rt. handed,muscles are bigger than the other side, at the sa ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Depending on where you land on the spectrum (mild to severe) of flexibility you could have beneficial but also harmful consequences. Some people who a ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Burgett
9 years experience General Practice
No: Flexibility cannot be improved by eating foods. In order to improve flexibility you need to exercise and stretch! stretching is one of the best ways ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
FSA: You have to be full-time employed & your company offers it. It can be for paying medical/dental expenses not paid by insurance, or for paying expenses ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheeja Francis
20 years experience Rheumatology
No great: Jump roping is a good cardiovascular and strength training exercise, however, not good for most of your lower extremity joints. For flexibility, best ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
ENT: The ENT is best qualified to evaluate your eardrums. He or she will assess your drums to see if fluid or sometimes you might have had infection calcif ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretch: I would warm up with a light 10-15 minute walk to loosen the muscles and get the blood flowing. Stretching exercises are most effective after you are ... Read More

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