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Cross Legged Floor
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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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
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 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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
Absolutely: We Orthodontists do this treatment all day long every day. See an Orthodontic Specialist for an initial examination (usually complimentary) to discuss the treatment options applicable for resolution of your unique malocclusion. I have an office in Chalfont and would be happy to see you for an examination. ...Read more
Cross Dressing: Cross dressing is not a mental health issue unless it interferes with work or important relationships. For instance, if a married man cross dresses in private but cannot share it with his wife, he must do a lot to hide the behavior and also may feel distant from his wife. However, if someone cross dresses and has a good social group, good outlets for dressing, his or her mental health can be good. ...Read more
Visualize this: If you think of the alignment of the upper teeth being in the shape of a u. The lower teeth are actually a smaller u shape. Upper teeth, therefore, sit outside the lower teeth when your teeth are closed shut. When the lower teeth are in a position that places them more towards the cheek or lip_outside the alignment of the upper teeth it is called crossbite. ...Read more
Cannot fix itself: Teeth need to be guided with sustained pressure to move. A crossbite is an occlusal variation in which the certain upper teeth are within the arch of the lower teeth. This can only be fixed orthodontics. Even after completion, they must be held in position with a retainer at night as they may tend to relapse depending on the severity of the crossbite ...Read more
Cause: Depends on cause. If dental crossbite, orthodontic treatment. If skeletal crossbite, orthopedic treatment. See a qualified Orthodontic Specialist who is adept at diagnosing and treating malocclusions. ...Read more
Inside-out: Cross bite means upper jaw too small, or lower jaw too big, or upper teeth inside lower teeth, or any combination of the above. If parts don't fit right, they don't work right, and tend to wear down requiring more long-term maintenance. If you suspect you have a malocclusion, see a pro, see a qualified orthodontic specialist for an evaluation and rx options tailored to our needs. ...Read more
Same as any other...: ...Irregularity. If teeth and jaws do not meet properly, added stress is placed on teeth, supporting bone and gum tissue, the muscles of mastication (chewing) and the jaw joints. Put teeth and jaws where they belong they function better, look better, are easier to care for, last longer, and cost less to maintain. ...Read more
Depends: Cross dressing is a type of sexual fetish. It does not mean the bf is gay, but is an alternate way for him to enhance his sexuality. With discussion you can have the options of ending the relationship if you cannot handle it, ignoring it if infrequent, or assisting in it which you might find enhancing for yourself and/or improve things with the bf. ...Read more
POSSIBLY: Could go either way.Get a more detailed answer ›