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Exercises For Dowagers Hump
See below: An abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae of the upper back. Compression of the front portion of the involved vertebrae due to osteoporosis leads to forward bending of the spine (kyphosis) and creates a hump at the upper back. Like most osteoporotic changes, it is often preventable. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Rapid height loss, dowager hump development after starting to use walker at 90. Related to posture>age?
Osteoporosis: Not due to the walker, .Get a more detailed answer ›
The physical therapist said that the dowager’s hump was almost like a spinal infusion. What did she mean?
See below: Work with a physical therapist or a yoga therapist. They can help you learn what good posture looks like and what exercises you need to do to attain a better posture.Once you get the "feel" of good posture, repeated attention to this will change your old patterns over time. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Immediate response sever chest pain left side aching constantly dowager ia and not feeling well at all please respond quickly ?
I have a small upper thoracic hump, are there any exercises that will help reduce it before it gets any worse?
It depends: If the hump is related to degenerative changes of the bones like what is seen some cases of kyphosis, this may be difficult to resolve. Also if this is related to a fat pad, again it may be difficult to resolve. Otherwise focus on exercises that improve your posture like yoga, upper/mid back and core exercises. If you'd like more specifics consider a formal consultation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though
Improve your posture: This is not worrisome is there are no associated symptoms such as pain or weakness. If the contour of your neck lessens with improved posture, it is important to maintain good posture as much as possible by keeping your head above your shoulders. Focusing on strengthening the muscles between your shoulder blades and abdominal muscles and limiting prolonged sitting will helps. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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