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What is the best sleeping position to fix forward head posture & rounded shoulders? Should i sleep on the floor? What are some stretches to fix this?

What is the best sleeping position to fix forward head posture & rounded shoulders? Should i sleep on the floor? What are some stretches to fix this?

Kyphosis: Poor posture is possible, but underlying scheuermann's kyphosis is also an option. If you have a noticeable hump on your back, likely not postural. Kyphosis is an inherited disorder that results in pain that usually subsides after growth ceases. If persistent, occasionally surgical treatment is warranted. If this is more than a nag, i'd get some x-rays and have a spine specialist check. ...Read more

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Airway obstruction from forward head posture, rounded shoulders, & musculoskeletal tension. How do I reverse this? Other symptoms are reflux & fatigue

Airway obstruction from forward head posture, rounded shoulders, & musculoskeletal tension. How do I reverse this? Other symptoms are reflux & fatigue

Depends: The shape of your chest and the posture of your neck will change when you have respiratory distress. When you are not in a crisis, physical therapy can assist you with postural exercises and strengthening the overstretched muscles. Good luck with your treatments. Set aside time every morning to do the exercises and stretches. ...Read more

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My back has been hurting for 3 days its right under my right shoulder blade as of today its hard to breath gets worse when I lean my head forward?

My back has been hurting for 3 days its right under my right shoulder blade as of today its hard to breath gets worse when I lean my head forward?

Back pain: It could be something musculoskeletal such as a bruised or broken rib or a muscular strain. In this case, you just need to wait it out. However, since you are having trouble breathing, you also need to consider a blood clot in your lung which can often present as back pain. I would recommend getting checked out by your PCP to make sure your vital signs (oxygen sat, blood pressure, HR) are normal. ...Read more

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Does kyphosis cause forward head and a little bit of lordosis? I'm talking particularly about postural kyphosis.

Does kyphosis cause forward head and a little bit of lordosis? I'm talking particularly about postural kyphosis.

Yes: Posturally it causes each. As the thoracic spine becomes more kyphotic, botht he lumbar spine and cervical spine become more lordotic to make up for the poor architecture, while keeping head in functional position. ...Read more

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Squatted with poor posture (forced my head up while BODY squating) upper left back cracked. Now my shoulder blade/elbow/pinky goes numb off/on. Cause?

Squatted with poor posture (forced my head up while BODY squating) upper left back cracked. Now my shoulder blade/elbow/pinky goes numb off/on. Cause?

Radiculopathy: It may be a radiculopathy from the neck. When a nerve becomes pinched or irritated in the neck it can cause pain or numbness that runs into the arm; I suspect this is what occurred. Don't hesitate to be seen if it does not get better quickly. ...Read more

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My right middle finger is partially numb. My right arm is also tingling. It gets worse when I move my head/neck/shoulder forward or look up. ???

My right middle finger is partially numb. My right arm is also tingling. It gets worse when I move my head/neck/shoulder forward or look up. ???

Need work up: You need to be evaluated in person by a physician for adequate treatment to begin. That could include a neck xray, palpation for trigger pains in the neck muscles, shoulder and arm muscles as well as checking for carpal tunnel syndrome. The doctor may try trigger point injections, a referral to physical therapy and possibly an MRI of the neck. ...Read more

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Why does your shoulder pop when you lift it above your head ?

Why does your shoulder pop when you lift it above your head ?

Subluxation: Young females who experiences joint popping with range of motion might have Hypermobility Syndrome; inherited loose joints due to ligament laxity. Associated symptoms might include: premenstrual disorder, IBS, panic attacks, dizziness upon standing, fainting, chronic neck &/or low back pain, TOS, TMJ & migraine headaches. Gravity, injuries & dysautonomia participate in evolution of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Sometimes my head hurts or shoulder should I be concerned?

Sometimes my head hurts or shoulder should I be concerned?

Yes: If you are posting the question here, you are concerned! these symptoms could be an indication of a trivial condition or something as serious as an impending heart attack. You need to get a medical workup to help you tell you what the problem/problems are. ...Read more