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Doctor insights on: Does Broadening The Shoulders Make The Neck Look Longer

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Does broadening the shoulders make the neck look longer?

Does broadening the shoulders  make the neck look longer?

I think not: Broadening your shoulders id thru muscle mass wich includes the deltiod and trapezius and ur neck will look like a linebacker. Length is pre programed from birt, the only way to get a long neck is as african women due in certain tribes that use multiple rings added as one grows. ...Read more

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Does overusing the masseter muscle change the jaw bone shape or jaw appearance? Does it change the jaw bone making it less curve? Please be specific.

Does overusing the masseter muscle change the jaw bone shape or jaw appearance? Does it change the jaw bone making it less curve? Please be specific.

No: The shape of the jaw bone is determined by genetics and early function. The masseter (cheek) muscle may grow from overuse and affect the width of the face. You might only notice this in very lean persons. ...Read more

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With tetanus, does the initial jaw and neck spasm/trismus dissappear before there's signs in the rest of the body, or does it worsen/continue?

With tetanus, does the initial jaw and neck spasm/trismus dissappear before there's signs in the rest of the body, or does it worsen/continue?

Normally progresses: The jaw and neck spasms will normally progress and continue through the development of the disease process if it continues to progress overall, especially if treatment is not initiated early. If you have concern of tetanus, please see a physician as soon as possible to avoid further complications. ...Read more

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Does your shoulders appear in a neck x-ray?

Does your shoulders appear in a neck x-ray?

No: Not usually. Cervical x-rays only focus on the cervical spine. Any other parts that show up would be very partial at most, and hard to interpret. Separate specific shoulder views would be needed. ...Read more

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Does the facial skull need strong facial muscles as padding? Does this make any difference against impact to the face/skull?

Does the facial skull need strong facial muscles as padding?

Does this make any difference against impact to the face/skull?

No: To the best of my knowledge, strong facial muscles will not minimize the risk of facial fractures. I hope that is the answer to your question. ...Read more

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Is it better to do sit-ups with your hands crossed in front of the chest or behind your neck?

Is it better to do sit-ups with your hands crossed in front of the chest or behind your neck?

Not much difference: The real trick is to isolate the abdominal muscles and not use arm motion for momentum to help due the exercise, either position would work. It is easier to add a rotation to the motion and work the oblique muscles with hands behind head. ...Read more

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Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

No. The chin bone: being a bone, once you've reached adulthood, is structurally strong. Any changes in the appearance of the chin is a result of changes in the soft tissues above the bone or in the muscles, particularly at and below the lower lip. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Is it true that liposuction of the abs and flanks take longer to see final results than other areas?

Is it true that liposuction of the abs and flanks take longer to see final results than other areas?

Not necessarily: It depends on the amount of fat removal. Every patient is different. It may take a few months to see the final shape. ...Read more

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Is it possible my teeth make the greatest and strongest contact in the back and lose strength as you go forward out the mouth. Feels unnatural, sore?

Is it possible my teeth make the greatest and strongest contact in the back and lose strength as you go forward out the mouth. Feels unnatural, sore?

It is: The mechanics of the jaw and position of the muscles make the postierior part of your bite very strong... Think of how a nutcracker works. Your bite may need a bit of tweaking to allow the forces to be more evenly distributed. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Does TMJ lead to tight neck muscles r the other way round?

Does  TMJ lead to tight neck  muscles r the other way round?

Either: Temporomandibular joint disorders is a complex of issues involving the joint itself and the associated muscles, fascia, tendons and ligaments. Muscle spasm and pain is a prominent part of the array of signs and symptoms. Symptomatic care (treatment of muscle spasm) is a major component of the diagnostic and treatment protocol. ...Read more

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Does tendonitis in the arm go away and why are surrounding muscles, breast , neck, and back aching?

Does tendonitis in the arm go away and why are surrounding muscles, breast , neck, and back aching?

Activity causes it: Look at the activity that you are doing that causes the strain on the tendon. Stop what you are doing or figure a different way to do it. The other pains are from you guarding the part that hurts and moving abnormally. Sports medicine research shows that the most effective treatment of acute tendonitis is a big ice bag and an ace wrap. Not 2 tight! it aches 6 minutes before it gets numb. ...Read more

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Why does my eye look significantly smaller after an injury to the face?

Why does my eye look significantly smaller after an injury to the face?

Typically: This would either be due to a droopy eyelid or due to an orbital blowout fracture allowing the eye to sink in. Either way, an oculoplastic surgeon could help you. ...Read more

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Rounded shoulders causing shoulder and neck pain. Is wearing a posture brace to bring the shoulders back a good idea? Will it weaken muscles?

Rounded shoulders causing shoulder and neck pain. Is wearing a posture brace to bring the shoulders back a good idea? Will it weaken muscles?

Exercise is better.: It is far better to exercise and strengthen the muscles in your shoulder and back to correct posture. See your doc, and get a referral to a physical therapist if necessary and to be sure you don't have scoliosis or another problem of the spine that is affecting your posture. Stronger muscles will help no matter what the cause, though. ...Read more

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Can atypical neuralgia cause cold sensations across the back of the neck shoulders and back of arms - as well as across upper face. sure read this ?

Can atypical neuralgia cause cold sensations across the back of the neck shoulders and back of arms - as well as across upper face. sure read this ?

Maybe...: Dear BobP, the diagnosis of atypical neuralgia is an unclear one but in general, problems in the nerves can cause changes in the perception of temperature. I am sorry I cannot be of more help. Good luck. ...Read more