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Collis Curve Toothbrush
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
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
My 16y daughter has back pain X-rays:
Mild levoconvex curvature.
Limited visualization T6 spinousi process should we see a ortho?
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
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Neck pain. Xray shows straightening of normal lordotic curve spine- spasm. Went to physiotherapy, no difference. Unable to bend neck forward. Pls help?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Relapse, will invisalign or a removable appliance move my teeth back? Pics w/ phone - webcam
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 moreSee 6 more doctor answers