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Abnormal Posture (Definition)

Abnormal posture is a symptom in which a person's sitting or standing position is unusual, such as slouched forward, bent to one ...Read more


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Need expert help here. What are some examples of abnormal postures?

Need expert help here. What are some examples of abnormal postures?

Actually the best -: -way is 2 Google it. there U will find all kinds if abnormal postures & the causes. way 2 much to write an answer here. ...Read more

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I have had abnormal posture for many years. How can I correct?

I have had abnormal posture for many years. How can I correct?

Stength and Practice: Strengthening the back muscles such as the rhomboids can help pull your shoulders back and straighten your posture. Also, stretching exercises to the front of you body can loosen contracted muscle that keep you bent forward. Finally, keeping your neck and head in alignment keeps the rest of your body upright too. Most important in reversing poor posture is remembering to practice. ...Read more

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What are some spnial or chest causes of abnormal postures?

Postures: Scoliosis, kyphosis, pectus excavatum, and unequal leg length or pelvic disorders can all cause abnormal postures. If you are concerned then see your physician to have those things checked out. ...Read more

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82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?

82/40 hr 118 I have postural orthostatic tachy. Syndrome. Suppose to start new work tomorrow! BP never this low how can I get this up! ?

Fluid? Training?: The right answer depends on what you are already doing. Make sure you drink enough tonight and tomorrow. Look up "orthostatic training exercises" on the internet. These things don't work for everyone but may help. ...Read more

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How do you treat postural kyphosis?

How do you treat postural kyphosis?

See below: It depends how severe the kyphosis is. If it is not too severe, stretching the muscles on the front of the body including the pectoral muscles and the hip flexor muscles can help. Doing posture retraining in a mirror helps. Occasionally using something called a posture training support which is a type of minimal brace can also be helpful. I have seen many people have results if they are vigilant. ...Read more

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How can you reverse the curve of postural kyphosis?

How can you reverse the curve of postural kyphosis?

See below...: Postural kyphosis means you tend to get a "hunch back" type of curve with standing. It is normal up to 50 degrees in the mid back (thoracic spine). It is abnormal in the cervical and lumbar spine. It can be corrected with postural exercises, muscle training, and occasionally needs surgery if it is excessive or progressing. ...Read more

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How can you fight the symptoms of postural kyphosis?

How can you fight the symptoms of postural kyphosis?

Therapy: Find a good physical therapist- either referred from your family md or by friends who may specialize in spine. They can help you learn over time to try and correct some of your postural kyphosis. ...Read more

Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more