A 48-year-old member asked:
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i have a short neck, is there anyway to elongate it?

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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
No: Medicine can't change this. I doubt surgery could correct this, and even if it could, it might be much more of an undertaking then you want!
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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