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Dull ache in lower back from sitting wrong in wheelchair. Would a cushion help?

Dull ache in lower back from sitting wrong in wheelchair. Would a cushion help?

Possibly: A cushion may help but not unless the person in the wheelchair is able to correct their posture to sit with better alignment. This may require evaluation of the current chair and recommendations for a different type of chair if necessary. ...Read more

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It pains in my upper and lower back when I wake up in morning. My legs starts paining if I don't keep'em between 2 cushions while sleeping. What to do?

It pains in my upper and lower back when I wake up in morning. My legs starts paining if I don't keep'em between 2 cushions while sleeping. What to do?

Not specific: Your symptoms are not specific for one diagnosis but being young you need to see a doctor to get a good history and physical exam and may need a set of blood work. ...Read more

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Podiatrist Question I wear orthotic 4 overpronation/ff Wear RUNNING athletic sneakers just 4 walking. Too much CUSHIONING? Better a regular shoe

Podiatrist Question I wear orthotic 4 overpronation/ff Wear RUNNING athletic sneakers just 4 walking. Too much CUSHIONING? Better a regular shoe

Don't worry: Shop for shoes late in the day
Find a shoe where the widest point of the shoe is at the widest part of the foot.
Leave one thumb press of space between big toe and the toe box of the shoe.
Place a wad of lamb's wool in to the distal toe of shoe
Place a 1/2 inch heel lift under the shoe liner.
Sorry I don't know the metrics
You can try this but if you still need more support, try orthotic ...Read more

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What is endocarial cushion defect?

What is endocarial cushion defect?

AV valve development: In normal development, the primitive atrioventricular (av) canal joins the atria to the ventricles. At four to five weeks of gestation, the superior and inferior endocardial cushions of the common av canal fuse and lead to the formation of the mitral and tricuspid valves and the av septum. Failure of these cushions to fuse properly results in a broad range of av septal defects and av valve defects. ...Read more

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What is the best wheel chair cushion?

What is the best wheel chair cushion?

Rojo: Typically the cushion should be patient specific' and a rojo cushion is a pretty good one. Hopefully, the individual underwent pressure mapping to assure a proper fit; an improper fit might lead to skin breakdown and pressure 'ulcers' which require medical intervention. ...Read more

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What should I look for in a wheelchair cushion?

What should I look for in a wheelchair cushion?

Depends: Although, it depends on a user's preference a lot, a few common things you don't want to miss - comfort, durability, ease of taking care of, fitting your existing wheelchair, the ease of replacement, and cost. ...Read more

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Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

Is it better to sit on a cushioned chair or a hard chair for studying? What is the right height?

Whatever feels good: In medical school, I studied in armchairs, coffee shops, barnes and noble, in bed, in a park, in the car, etc. Whatever works for you, go for it. Good luck, and happy studying! ...Read more

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Where can I find cushions for my toes?

Where can I find cushions for my toes?

Pharmacy: Your local pharmacy should cary some. If not try dr. Jill pads found online. P. ...Read more

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What are the tests for endocardial cushion defects?

What are the tests for endocardial cushion defects?

Echocardiogram: The echocardiogram is the most commonly used test to determine if the structure of the heart is normal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of endocardial cushion defects?

What are the symptoms of endocardial cushion defects?

CHF.: Endocardial cushion defects or a-v canal defects cause a significal left to right intra-cardiac shunt. Increased blood flow to the lungs cause CHF symptoms like increased breathing, failure to thrive, difficulty feeding. ...Read more

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Can a coccyx cushion cause complications to your back?

Can a coccyx cushion cause complications to your back?

Not typically: Coccyx cushions generally do not cause problems with the back and are used to treat coccyx pain by taking pressure off the coccyx when seated. If you have low back pain when using a coccyx pad make sure you have a good lumbar support in the chair you are using. ...Read more

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What is the best mattress/cushion for preventing bed sores?

What is the best mattress/cushion for preventing bed sores?

No pressure, no sore: Is the general rule. People with normal sensation and mobility never stay in one position for too long. Pressure over a bony prominence can cause skin injury in as little as two hours. That is why debilitated patients and those with spinal cord injuries are placed on pressure-relieving mattresses, turned and repositioned frequently and checked for the presence of early pressure sores frequently. ...Read more

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Fibromyalgia: is there a good car seat cushion to help with it?

Fibromyalgia: is there a good car seat cushion to help with it?

Try them out: Everybody is built differently. Everybody experiences pain differently. Just like buying a dress or pair of jeans, you have to try one out to see if it is right for you. ...Read more

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What is the best hemorrhoid cushion for the best effective relief?

Try a few: I believe the best would be if you can get as round inflatable on open in the middle (donut shape).Why don't u see a proctologist he can possibly relieve you from your problem once and for all and is not necessarily surgery. ...Read more

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Seating down on concrete alto is is good for instead a cushion pillow?

Seating down on concrete alto is is good for instead a cushion pillow?

Cushion pillow: I think cushion pillow is more comfortable and better for back and extremities than sitting on concrete alto. ...Read more

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Is this normal for people my age to have to sit on a cushion because their gluts are going? 60

Is this normal for people my age to have to sit on a cushion because their gluts are going? 60

Yes: Many people have pain when they sit once they lose some of the gluteal muscles. A program of exercise can prevent this sort of muscle loss. ...Read more

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I left some cups on the floor the dog drank out of them is it safe to re wash and use again if dog has cushions disease?

I left some cups on the floor the dog drank out of them is it safe to re wash and use again if dog has cushions disease?

Cushing's disease?: Is overactive adrenal glands and is not communicable. Wash the cups and use as you normally would. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have exactly the pain as described above by. "a member asked" please help, as I am 71yrs old, and in pain, have backproblems at L4& L5...cushions gone?

I have exactly the pain as described above by. "a member asked" please help, as I am 71yrs old, and in pain, have backproblems at L4& L5...cushions gone?

Distressing. ..: I'm sorry I can't see the pain description from another questioner, but certainly degenerative joint disease/arthritis is a common cause of pain as we get older: deterioration of the discs/cushions with stiffness & strain of the supporting muscles. See doc for diagnostic eval, then rest, ice and/or heat, proper exercise/conditioning, pain/anti-inflamm meds, TENS, relaxation: multiple strategies! ...Read more

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What are denture cushions?

What are denture cushions?

Foam Inserts: It is a quick "fix" for ill fitting dentures. A well fitting denture has intimate contact with the soft tissues and does not require any foreign material to fill in excess space. Over the long run, you will feel better and spend less having your denture relined or remade by a dentist. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is an endocardial cushion defect?

What sort of disorder is an endocardial cushion defect?

AV canal: Also known as an av canal, or atrio-ventricular septal defect, it is a type of congenital heart defect. There is a an ASD and vsd together creating a defect in the center of the heart. There is also one common av valve, rather than 2 distinct valves (mitral and tricuspid valves). It is commonly but not necessarily associated with down syndrome. Surgical repair is required in infancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Endocardial cushion defects?

AV septal defects: Endocardial cushion defects, more commonly known as atrioventricular (AV) canal or septal defects, include a range of defects characterized by involvement of the atrial septum, the ventricular septum, and one or both of the AV valves. A complete AV septal defect indicates the presence of both atrial and ventricular septal defects with a common AV valve. ...Read more

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What cushion is the best for coccyx pain on a plane?

Donut: Most people do well with a donut type cushion that relieves pressure on the coccyx. ...Read more

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What is a good brand name of shoe cushion to be used by someone with heal spur problem?

What is a good brand name of shoe cushion to be used by someone with heal spur problem?

Health Tap doctors: Have been advised not to make recommendations for any brand or product lines. However, your pedorthist or podiatrist should be able to specifically advise one that will suit your particular foot issue. Take care. ...Read more

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Why might someone get a sharp pain in their buttocks when they get up from a seat that's not very cushioned?

Why might someone get a sharp pain in their buttocks when they get up from a seat that's not very cushioned?

Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories and heat may help. ...Read more

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I leaned back a bit on my bed's cushioned headboard, on the top of my head. I tapped it a bit. Could I get a concussion if I had one months ago?

I leaned back a bit on my bed's cushioned headboard, on the top of my head. I tapped it a bit. Could I get a concussion if I had one months ago?

Head trauma: From your description it does not sound serious and any symptoms related would have started earlier. If you have any other neurologic deficits and these make a consult and we can discuss it further. ...Read more