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A 23-year-old female asked:

I'm a shallow breather with what feels like a tight diaphragm. i saw that some doctors could do a simple procedure to stretch it. how do i find a doc?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Before surgery.: Might be a better option to try singing in a choir or playing an instrument that requires air to develop your diaphragm and stomach musculature. And incentive inspirometer could also work, but wouldn't have the positive social interactions, ie. not as much fun.

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