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Doctor insights on: Can Holding A Baby Cause A Curvature The Spine

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Can excess curvature of the spine cause breathing difficulty?

Can excess curvature of the spine cause breathing difficulty?

Yes: Kyphoscoliosis can cause what is called restive lung disease. May have symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough, recurrent infections, lack of oxygen. ...Read more

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What can cause pain the chest cavity area and also on the curvature of the spine?

What can cause pain the chest cavity area and also on the curvature of the spine?

Could be several : There could be several reasons. It is less likely spinal FAS a typical scoliosis which is usually a deformity not associated with pain in this region unless it is potentially a large scoliosis. I would be concerned that this is not an ulcer or related issue and you should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Could a rotator cuff injury cause temporary spine curvature?

Could a rotator cuff injury cause temporary spine curvature?

A bit of a distance: between the shoulder and the spine. The usual cause of "temporary spine curvature" or "change in normal lordosis" is a muscle spasm--typically of the neck. Certainly injuries and/or pain can cause spasm. Temporary spine curvature changes are common and are NOT due to the bones or disk being broken. ...Read more

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Are?There any injections ?That can cure back pain caused by spine curvature?

Are?There any injections ?That can cure back pain caused by spine curvature?

No: There is no one miracle shot that will cure back pain from abnormal curvature of the spine. However, early detection and treatment can minimize or at the very least decrease the effects of curvature on back pain. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for back pain caused by worn discs or spine curvature?

What is the best treatment for back pain caused by worn discs or spine curvature?

Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. Make sure you take adequate amounts of vitamin d and calcium daily. ...Read more

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Does putting your 3 month old baby to sit up in your arms while holding him affect his spine or maybe cause him to grow with hunch back?

Does putting your 3 month old baby to sit up in your arms while holding him affect his spine or maybe cause him to grow with hunch back?

No: As a parent, I can tell you that it is a much tougher job than being a doctor. Children do best with a healthy daily dose of love. Letting your child sit with you won't cause a spinal disorder or interfere with growth. Keep doing it. Keep asking questions, but try not to worry. ...Read more

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Can a cervical spine reverse curvature cause pain/numbness/tingling in my left limbs?

Can a cervical spine reverse curvature cause pain/numbness/tingling in my left limbs?

Cervical spine.: Normal cervical spine has a forward curvature (lordosis). Reversal of cervical lordosis usually means cervical muscle spasm. It may lead to pain with the muscle spasm. The other symptoms described are the result of the underlying problem which also causes the reversal of curvature such as cervical spondylosis or slipped discs. ...Read more

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What causes a ?Forward spine curvature and muscle atrophy at the shoulders in a healthy teenager?

What causes a ?Forward spine curvature and muscle atrophy at the shoulders in a healthy teenager?

Scoliosis, Schuerman: A healthy teenager should be evaluated immediately by a spine specialist if they are developing forward spine curvature which could be a sign of shuermann's disease or scoliosis amongst other possibilities. The muscle atrophy is even more concerning as this typically implies that there is nerve involvement with possible impingement that should be evaluated via MRI as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Would Pagets make long bones grow longer? Would it cause a 40 yearold adult to grow several inches taller in height? No bowed limbs or spine curvature

Would Pagets make long bones grow longer? Would it cause a 40 yearold adult to grow several inches taller in height? No bowed limbs or spine curvature

No: No, the growth plates in a 40 year old have been closed have been closed for many years and so pagers or really any condition can not really cause the growth of a person several inches at that age. Hat size can get bigger as the skull can enlarge, but no significant vertical growth. ...Read more