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Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though

Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though

Improve your posture: This is not worrisome is there are no associated symptoms such as pain or weakness. If the contour of your neck lessens with improved posture, it is important to maintain good posture as much as possible by keeping your head above your shoulders. Focusing on strengthening the muscles between your shoulder blades and abdominal muscles and limiting prolonged sitting will helps. ...Read more

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When i bend over I have a hump in my back i do a lot of gym work and general exercise, when i stand up right my back looks fine?

When i bend over I have a hump in my back  
i do a lot of gym work and general exercise, when i stand up right my back looks fine?

See below: When we bend over the natural curves in our spine reverse and we all have a "hump" in the middle of our back. If your back looks normal when you are standing up i doubt there is anything wrong. If you are worried, see your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have a slightly curved back, is there any method to straighten my back through exercises?

I have a slightly curved back, is there any method to straighten my back through exercises?

Several things: Beyond working with a surgeon, consider yoga as it will help with spinal alignment and posture issues. Otherwise, working with a personal training may be helpful to set up a routine strengthen your core(your back and abdominal muscles). There are so many ways to strengthen these muscles is difficult to readily elaborate in this short space. Please seek further, more detailed help. ...Read more

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Can i massage away this hump on my back?

Can i massage away this hump on my back?

Depends: This depends on what the "hump" is and where it's located. Muscle spasms can improve with massage. I would see your physician for a diagnosis first. ...Read more

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What are considered the most effective back strengthing exercises?

What are considered the most effective back strengthing exercises?

See below: There are many great exercises to strengthen the core. I would recommend a visit with a physical therapist or personal trainer to learn proper technique. One of the best exercises are called planks. To do this lay on your stomach and lift your belly and legs off the ground with your forarms and toes on the ground. Try holding this postion for 15-30 seconds at a time. ...Read more

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I do 8 exercises for my back. Is that enough?

I do 8 exercises for my back. Is that enough?

Possibly: Any exercise for your back is better than no exercise. Make sure your technique has been evaluated by a physical therapist to make sure you are doing them right. ...Read more

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My friend had an accident 7 years ago and suffers with back pains on and off. I would like to know of any exercises to help strengthen this for her.

My friend had an accident 7 years ago and suffers with back pains on and off. I would like to know of any exercises to help strengthen this for her.

YOGA: There is absolutely no way to answer your question in specifics without knowledge of the muscles and bone troubles your friend has specifically. I think and believe that many people with chronic pain need to put away the failure of western medicine in this situation and pursue yoga as a means to living better with their chronic pain. ...Read more

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What stretching exercises should I do on a daily basis to keep my back limber and pain free?

What stretching exercises should I do on a daily basis to keep my back limber and pain free?

Yoga and leg lifts.: Some yoga positions, especially the sphinx and the cat, can really help stretch the back. Leg lifts of various types can also stretch the back and strengthen your core. It's never too late to start. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me to exercises to help flat back, back fat?

Can you please guide me to exercises to help flat back, back fat?

Spot reducing: Spot reduction does not work, unfortunately the first place gained is the last to go. The answer is calories in vs calories out. Eat less exercise more. ...Read more

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