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I have scoliosis so I'm in a lot of pain I have tried massage therapy, exercise and heating pads it doesn't help. I've tried over the counter meds nothing helps. What would you suggest?

I have scoliosis so I'm in a lot of pain I have tried massage therapy, exercise and heating pads it doesn't help. I've tried over the counter meds nothing helps. What would you suggest?

Be seen: I would recommend that you consider being seen for a more specific cause of your pain. Scoliosis can lead to conditions that subsequently can cause pain, but scoliosis itself does not have to be associated with pain. A detailed exam, appropriate studies, can likely identify the cause of your pain and treatment options available. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How do I get ride of my fat pad? Or atleast reduce the size of it because when I exercise my penis gets hurried into it and it's uncomfortable

How do I get ride of my fat pad? Or atleast reduce the size of it because when I exercise my penis gets hurried into it and it's uncomfortable

Weight Loss: Fat is lost throughout the body, thus it is not possible to spot reduce. You can loose weight and tone up muscles by healthy food choices and exercise of any part of body that you can use, e.g., upper body which will heall all over. Please see doc to make sure you are healthy enough for this first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is segel exercise?

What is segel exercise?

KEGEL exercises: These are pelvic floor exercises. You tighten and relax the muscles to build strength. Usually used to treat urinaty incontinence in women and premature ejaculation in men. ...Read more

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What are risks of pad ?

What are risks of pad ?

Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter. The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read more

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Where should the AED pads be placed?

Where should the AED pads be placed?

AED pads: "Place one pad on the right center of the person's chest above the nipple. Place the other pad slightly below the other nipple and to the left of the ribcage." (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/aed/howtouse) ...Read more

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What types of exercise emulates rowing?

What types of exercise emulates rowing?

Rowing exercises: Rowing typically recruits the muscles of the latissimus dorsi, biceps brachii, and forearm flexors. Apart from machines that actually emulate rowing, exercises that most-accurately replicate the recruitment of the aforementioned muscle groups include: 1) pull-ups, 2) bent-over rows, and 3) close grip lat pulls. Using relatively lighter weights and higher reps can help emulate the act of rowing. ...Read more

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What exercise for a heamorrhoid person?

Do what you can!: In general, there is no reason to restrict exercise unless it causes pain. Exertion all activity can bring on increased symptoms from hemorrhoids but the pain will not be long lasting. ...Read more

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