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Difficult: Every body has the potential to stretch tight tendons and muscles. Some people have rigidity of spine that it makes certain postures too stressful for the ligaments and nerves. Pins and needles indicate poor circulation or nerve pressure and is not something you want to ignore. Try a pillow under your buttocks while attempting cross legged sitting. ...Read more
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See a Doc: Only your orthopedic surgeon can answer that question. 2 months after hip replacement is still a vulnerable time. The surgery has not usually healed completely by then and there are certain movements you should not do. These are called hip precautions. Your surgeon can give you the very best advice on what these precautions are. Do not risk having a hip dislocation. Talk with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some pain around the outside of my right knee especially when i bend it. I cannot seem to isolate it to a particular area. It hurts especially when i sit cross legged on the floor?
Strain : The knee is susceptible to musculo-skeletal strain from activities. ...Read more
What is the cause of pain with external rotation of hip and also cross leg sitting on floor which occured suddenly while doing butterfly stretch?
Tendon inflammation: If the pain is in the inner part of your thigh about the width of your hand away from the crease, then it is most likely inflammation of one of the tendons that lifts your thigh up and in. The sartorius is a muscle that can get inflammed in that area and be aggravated by sitting in that position. ...Read more
Is it true or myth that sitting with your legs crossed (in a chair, on floor like a yoga pose) can over the yrs cause a person (adult) to grow taller?
My both feet but mostly the right one falls sleep faster than normal when I cross my legs or sit on tbe floor? What could be the cause?
Nerve impingement : Meaning you are putting pressure on a superficial nerve interrupting it's normal conduction. The reason one is worse than the other is that the position you are in probably puts more direct pressure on the one more affected. As long as it comes back to normal after changing position, it's ok. ...Read more
If standing, I cross r leg over l and point toes to floor. When moving back to normal position, I hear/feel popping sensation in my groin. Any ideas?
Likely no problem.: You might have som crepitus, or crackling in your hip joint from joint ends grinding together. This can be a sign of arthritis, especially if you are older or did a lot with your joints, i would watch for arthritis in the future if i were you, but right now it is likely due to the unusual thing you are doing with your leg(s). Try not to get into these kinds of habits. ...Read more
I can't sit with my feet on the floor. I need to have my legs elevated or crossed, or the veins in my calves hurt/burn & calves cramp in minutes. Why?
Leg Veins.: You have a lot of vague symptoms and it is difficult to give a diagnosis from what you say. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous duplex ultrasound. This specialist can assess your problems to see if they are vein related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I always sit in w-sitting position and I can also lay like this comfortably, Cant sit cross legged because it hurt my ankles. Is this bad for me?
Yes: Pain is usually an indicator that something is causing damage to the body. You may have weak ligaments on the outside of the ankles causing the pain. There are other possibilities as well. You should have this evaluated by a physician. It can likely be treated with non-invasive measures (exercise therapy, etc.). ...Read more
It sure can happen.: ...Putting pressure on a nerve for 20+ minutes can cause the affected limb to essentially "go to sleep." When you take the pressure off of the nerve, those symptoms should go away promptly. Sometimes, people feel a tingling or pins & needles sensation as the nerve "wakes up." If it persists or occurs in situations that shouldn't cause these symptoms, please see a doctor! Dr. Anne ...Read more
Cross reactive?: I think what you are asking is what are so-called cross-reactive allergies. Plants in similar families can show cross reactivtiy. This is true of trees such as cottonwood, aspen, and poplar. Many of the so-called "northern pasture grasses" (grasses found in north america) also show cross reactivity - that is, if you are allergic to one species, you are probably allergic to other related species. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure neuropathy: Most likely you are putting pressure on a nerve, this is similiar to when you bump your elbow (funny bone) and you feel that strange electrical sensation. If you sit long enough in that position when you go to stand up your foot will be numb and then you will feel pins and needles..... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dentist: It depends on where the cross bite is. If it is in the back, the dentist may choose to use some kind of an expander. If it is your front teeth, they may use something called a sagittal. There are also other things that can be done. You would need to see a dentist for the best course of action. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See a Pro: In children under 7 see a pediatric dental specialist. Over 7, see an orthodontist. Both specialists are trained in determining whether cross bite is dental or skeletal. Dental cross bites are corrected by moving teeth. Skeletal cross bites are corrected by widen tin jaws. See a pro for differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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