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Considering facelift at 60. Saw some rocker chicks that age who look really good. Do I need to go to la?

Considering facelift at 60. Saw some rocker chicks that age who look really good. Do I need to go to la?

Facelift Surgeon: There are accomplished facelift surgeons all over the country. Seek out some reputable practices in your area and ask to see examples of their work. Make sure you feel comfortable with their experience, training, and expectations and you should be able to find what you need without heading all the way to southern california. ...Read more

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On drugs after concert I think I licked a rocker lead an I feel sick. Do I have HIV or something?

On drugs after concert I think I licked a rocker lead an I feel sick. Do I have HIV or something?

No: You can't contract HIV from licking or kissing even an infected person. Hiv risks are from IV drug abuse and unprotected sexual intercourse or other blood to blood exposures. ...Read more

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Is the rocker chairs of fisher price safe for the back of my newborn? She is 42 days old and they say on the rocking chair suitable for kids from day one, is that true?

Is the rocker chairs of fisher price safe for the back of my newborn? She is 42 days old and they say on the rocking chair suitable for kids from day one, is that true?

Should be fine: The fisher price rocker chair looks like it puts a baby in the same position as being in an infant car seat, which is fine. A brand new baby would slump over due to weak head control, but a 6wk old should be ok. The vibrations should be gentle and soothing. Parents should not leave a baby unattended in such a rocker chair, or other types of baby chairs. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rocker bottom feet?

What is the definition or description of: Rocker bottom feet?

Rocker Bottom Feet: Rocker Bottom Feet are feet that bend abnormally in the middle of their feet . Once the heel lifts off the ground, the weight should go forward to the ball of the foot. In a rocker bottom foot, the weight can go to the mid foot where is does not belong, breaking that part of the foot down. Rocker Bottom Feet need achilles stretching, protective orthotic devices, and foot strengthening. Dr Blake ...Read more

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Can a baby get shaken baby syndrome if he likes being rocked to sleep fast in a bouncer/rocker?

Can a baby get shaken baby syndrome if he likes being rocked to sleep fast in a bouncer/rocker?

NO: This pattern of injury requires a significant inertial force generated by rapid acceleration/deceleration. It is not possible in the venue you describe.The most I would expect is the kid throwing up all over. ...Read more

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Will using an abdominal rocker help me get a six pack?

Will using an abdominal rocker help me get a six pack?

Yes: The abdominal rocker is a good way to help use isolate your abdominal musculature. The conventional situp allows incorporation of your hip flexor muscles. You want to eliminate the hip flexors from your abdominal exercise program. There are a varitety good abdominal strengthening exercises to incorporate in to your program. ...Read more

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What treatment is best for rocker bottom feet?

What treatment is best for rocker bottom feet?

Accommodation: Unless this is very painful or disabling see your podiatrist or pedorthist and have appropriate shoes and or othotics made to adapt for the problem. ...Read more

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My infant has a mild case of acid reflux. Is it safe to let her sleep regularly in a rocker sleeper due to its incline?

My infant has a mild case of acid reflux. Is it safe to let her sleep regularly in a rocker sleeper due to its incline?

Yes: Elevation will help her reflux. Rocking or movement might make it worse. If you are not noticing an increase in symptoms, there is no need to make changes. Most babies have some reflux. All the best. ...Read more

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Can gait changes lead to sesamoiditis? If so what is the best treatment? Also, are rocker bottom shoes safe for this condition?

Can gait changes lead to sesamoiditis? If so what is the best treatment? Also, are rocker bottom shoes safe for this condition?

It depends what: type of gait changes, rocker bottom shoes can be okay for the condition…as more weight is placed in the arch. I think a good dancers pad which off weights the seasmoid region is a good idea as well. ...Read more

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Should i consider rocker bottom shoes for foot pain?

Should i consider rocker bottom shoes for foot pain?

Be careful: Those rocker bottom shoes are a double edge sword, they can be very dangerous as the walking pattern is different from what we are used to and many people have suffered injury from this type of shoe wear. ...Read more

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