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How does a skull molding helmet work?

How does a skull molding helmet work?

Helps skull expand: A mold or image of the infant's head is taken and a custom helmet produced to fit snuggly on the protruding parts and leave space for the flat parts. The infant's skull expands a bit like a balloon being inflated with the growing brain causing the skull to enlarge. The skull molding helmet redirects the expansion of the skull towards a more normal shape. ...Read more

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Well a spinal fusion fix my swayback posture?

Well a spinal fusion fix my swayback posture?

Potentially: When the spine is being fused it can be repositioned into a more normal position. Sometimes with large deformities the spine position can only be changed so much without compromising neurological function. Talk to your spine surgeon about the specifics of your case. ...Read more

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Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack toothbrush with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?

Can Colgate 360 Degree Surround Adult Full Head, Soft Manual Toothbrush, 2 pack toothbrush with the back seal of package slightly open be expired?

Return it: The product is supposed to be sealed on purchase to protect the consumer. I would ask for a new one and explain to the merchant the seal was open when you bought this one. ...Read more

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How we can upright lingually tilted molars (36 & 46 ) while doing fix orthodontics .Cusps of upper molars touches buccal surface of lower molars.

How we can upright lingually tilted molars (36 & 46 ) while doing fix orthodontics .Cusps of upper molars touches buccal surface of lower molars.

Multiple methods: Your orthodontic specialist can discuss with you a variety of methods to "upright" lower molars and/or pull upper molars towards tongue (or simply tip them). This may include the use of "coordinated wires, " lower "expander or lingual arch, " elastics or rubber bands, etc., etc. In other words, it's not your job to sort out the biomechanics, that's your orthodontist's. ...Read more

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Scoliois 37 degree right convex curve. 2surgeons said surgery worst thing i could do, won't touch me.Why?6bulging discs one pressing onspinal cord.

Scoliois 37 degree right convex curve.   2surgeons said surgery worst thing i could do, won't touch me.Why?6bulging discs one pressing onspinal cord.

Trust: You already had 2 professional opinions. Best think to ask these surgeons what will be the criteria to have surgery. Without x-ray and exam it will be just guessing. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a Cobb angle of 12 degrees regarding scoliosis?

What is a Cobb angle of 12 degrees regarding scoliosis?

End vertebrae: A Cobb angle is measured by taking a line parallel to the end vertebrae of a scoliosis curve and a second line parallel to the vertebrae on the other end, and then measuring the angle between those two line. If the spine is perfectly straight, the cob angle would be zero. A Cobb angle of 12 degrees represents a very mild curve. ...Read more

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Can u straighten a upward curving penis?

Can u straighten a upward curving penis?

Peyronie's disease : Significant deformity ( of this degree) of the erect penis is most often due to peyronie's disease. Sometimes the deformity is severe enough to make sex painful for you or your partner. I would recommend you see a urologist for exam and treatment options. ...Read more

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How can I straighten 14 degree curve in spine?

How can I straighten 14 degree curve in spine?

You can't....: Unless it is a result of a leg length difference. Then all it takes is a shoe lift in the shorter leg. If it is idiopathic scoliosis ( curve greater than 10 degrees) then it is just a matter of observation. Surgery to straighten curves is not done until the curve is either shown to be progressing 6 deg or more every 6 months or greater than 30 degrees with progression. ...Read more

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Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Possibly`: I will sometimes use a corrective brace if there is no chance of improvement in improving posture with muscle strengthening program. It is not the best way to go in most cases as it only weakens the muscles more but will use it as a last resort. ...Read more

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My scoliosis curve in thoracic area isnt a transitioning curve but 2 of the circular bones look almost diagonal to each other causes?

My scoliosis curve in thoracic area isnt a transitioning curve but 2 of the circular bones look almost diagonal to each other causes?

Impossible to say...: It is impossible to comment without actually being able to look at the x-rays. Pictures are so dependent on how you are positioned during the picture that to comment on what you perceive is diagonal is impossible and would be of no help to you. You need to sit with your doctor who ordered the x-rays and actually point out what you are concerned about and have him or her explain what you see! ...Read more

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Lateral views limited do to overlap w/shoulders c6/7 & c7/t1 suboptimally visualized. Straigtenein of lordotic curv of cerv spine?

Lateral views limited do to overlap w/shoulders c6/7 & c7/t1 suboptimally visualized. Straigtenein of lordotic curv of cerv spine?

Non-diagnostic spine: These are "non-diagnostic" results if those levels of your cervical spine were not visualized. You will need to discuss with your physician whether a different imaging option is advisable in your work-up, depending on what you were being evaluated for. ...Read more

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Will a brace really correct a curved spine?

Will a brace really correct a curved spine?

Yes: It keeps the curve from getting worse is the goal of treatment keep you curve small so but it won't straighten or correct the curve unless your in the brace I have seen one child with a profound faith whose curve straightened one in 12 years anecdotal not science the isence supports treating curves over20 degrees in growing children with a brace but the difference i braced and unbraced are small. ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor correct curvature of the spine?

Can a chiropractor correct curvature of the spine?

No: A chiropractor can offer relief for back pain. But the curve is a structural deformity that can only be corrected surgically. However, everyone does not need surgical correction. See a spine surgeon for an evaluation before continuing with a chiropractor. ...Read more

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Can car accident straighten your cervical spine?

Yes: It's called cervical strain and due to muscular tension. It can be alleviated with formal physical therapy. ...Read more

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Relapse, will invisalign or a removable appliance move my teeth back? Pics w/ phone - webcam http://tinypic.Com/r/ppp9j/6 http://tinypic.Com/r/ddj

Relapse, will invisalign or a removable appliance move my teeth back? Pics w/ phone - webcam
http://tinypic.Com/r/ppp9j/6
http://tinypic.Com/r/ddj

Not diagnostic: Your picture indicates upper and lower anterior crowding. What is not discernible is the amount of bone support. Straightening teeth with inadequate bone support is doomed to failure. Fixed appliances may be necessary. With your history once a solution is found, aggressive post-correction retention will be mandatory. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. ...Read more

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