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Doctor insights on: Exercises To Straighten Your Back

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How to straighten your spine and improve your posture?

How to straighten your spine and improve your posture?

Yoga pilates therapy: All make you aware of posture amd spine position rigid spinal deformities will persist see a spine specialist for those. ...Read more

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Does lifting weights cause your back to curve?

Does lifting weights cause your back to curve?

If you don't balance: Most people will preferentially work out the front of the body. Like chest, biceps, abdomen. This pulls everything forward and you can end up with a rounded upper back and shoulders. Make sure you balance this out with toning the upper and lower back muscles and stretch the pectorals to help your shoulder blades sit back. The mens olympic gymnastics team needs to work on this too! check them out. ...Read more

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Exercises to straight the uneven shoulder?

Exercises to straight the uneven shoulder?

Depends: You need to know why your shoulder is uneven. Skeletal issues including scoliosis can give the appearance that one shoulder is lower than the other. Nerve entrapment can cause atrophy and thus asymmetry. Muscle imbalance is certainly a possibility and can be helped with exercise guided by a physical therapist. See your local doc first for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you fracture your neck doing pull ups?

Can you fracture your neck doing pull ups?

Don't think so.: Never heard of this happening. Pull ups do not place the cervical vertebra at risk for fracture. ...Read more

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What will the chiropractor do to fix my back pain?

What will the chiropractor do to fix my back pain?

Depends. : Depends on the cause of your pain and their findings in physical exam. In general though, they manipulate and realign the spine in their treatments. ...Read more

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Are lower back hyperextension exercises good to avoid back pain?

Are lower back hyperextension exercises good to avoid back pain?

Yes: Over time, gravity tends to pull us into a flexed position. Extension exercises counter this effect and help keep the spine neutral. Twisting exercises also help keep the spine limber and lubricated. ...Read more

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Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Any back brace to correct hunched posture?

Possibly`: I will sometimes use a corrective brace if there is no chance of improvement in improving posture with muscle strengthening program. It is not the best way to go in most cases as it only weakens the muscles more but will use it as a last resort. ...Read more

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How to straighten your neck bone?

How to straighten your neck bone?

Neck curve: There are 7 bones in your neck and there is a normal curve there to balance your head and posture. ...Read more

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What are some exercises to tone your belly without bending your back?

What are some exercises to tone your belly without bending your back?

Plank exercises: Plank exercises will strengthen your core without back flexion or bending motion. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

Use the web: And look up low back exercises. None of these are likely to put significant pressure on your spinal cord. ...Read more

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How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

Pilates or aqua exer: Pilates puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Or aquatic exercise. We are about 80% lighter standing in chest deep water due to buoyancy. This will make exercising easier. If you have a spinal cord injury, check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Is popping your leg back into place a normal thing to do when you pull your hamstring?

Is popping your leg back into place a normal thing to do when you pull your hamstring?

No: If this is a persistent issue that is easy to pop back in place then the problem is worse and should be seen by a dr... ...Read more

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What muscles do you need to exercises to increase your vertical jump?

What muscles do you need to exercises to increase your vertical jump?

All leg muscles: To be able to increase your vertical jump, you will need to exercise and strengthen all the muscles of your legs. This includes the gluteal muscles, the quadriceps, and the calf muscles. Regular muscles training and practice will help you achieve your goal. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do for my curved lumbar spine so to relieve the stiffness?

What exercises can I do for my curved lumbar spine so to relieve the stiffness?

Stretch: Stretch exercise can help. You can learn this type of exercises from a physical therapist, physician, trainer, yoga instructor. Be prudent. Warming up helps. If an exercise is particularly uncomfortable, do not do it. When starting any new exercise, ease into it. Some soreness is natural at the beginning, but it should not be terribly painful. Some stiffness is part of the natural aging process. ...Read more

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What is the best way to correct posture? When I try to stand up straight, my back hurts. The posture has gotten worse. Do i need a back brace?

What is the best way to correct posture? When I try to stand up straight, my back hurts. The posture has gotten worse. Do i need a back brace?

Medical Evaluation: Needed. You may have curvature of your spine. Your primary care can diagnose and refer if necessary. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are good back strengthening exercises after you have hurt your back?

What are good back strengthening exercises after you have hurt your back?

Core or Mckenzie: After a back injury, a set of exercises known as mckenzie exercises can be very helpful to restore motion, stamina and strength of the muscles in your spine. In general, activities that focus on core strengthening such as yoga, pilates, etc. Will also help improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you break your neck stretching to far back or to the side?

Can you break your neck stretching to far back or to the side?

Are you trying?: Not without help. You'd have to really try yourself and the strength of the neck muscles alone is not sufficient. We generally recommend against attempts nonetheless as physicians. ...Read more