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I have stiff back shoulders and neck and 14 y.O. It feels like I have to stretch every single second and that I should be put on a stretcher

I have stiff back shoulders and neck and 14 y.O. It feels like I have to stretch every single second and that I should be put on a stretcher

Muscle spasm: At fourteen & absent mechanical injury, muscle spasm is good prospect for cause. Your problem might come from a posture problem, as can happen while working with computers. The person to figure this out would be an osteopath. A physical therapist is indicated. Massage, heating pad, ergonomics, an icy hot type of rub might be in order. Immediately tell your parents what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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What is an ear lobe stretcher used for?

What is an ear lobe stretcher used for?

Ear Lobe Stretcher: Stretching of pearced ear lobe to apply certain jewelry. ...Read more

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Will toe stretchers help your feet?

Will  toe stretchers help your  feet?

Not long term: They may feel comfortable, but won't do much long term in helping any deformity. Dr l. ...Read more

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I do patient lifting to a stretcher/ and sliding. I ovulated 6/10 6/12. Can this affect implantation? When can I test? LMP 5/24 had Chemical M/C.

I do patient lifting to a stretcher/ and sliding. I ovulated 6/10 6/12. Can this affect implantation? When can I test? LMP 5/24 had Chemical M/C.

No effect: Your occupation and your straining/exercise shouldn't affect your chances of implantation given that any pregnancy that occurs would be very small and be shielded from the pressure by the cushioning of the uterus. Only test if you don't get your period in two weeks. You should be in close contact with an OB/GYN if you're trying to conceive because of your age. ...Read more

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1 month ago i was transport a large man from the stretcher onto bed. Every since my left arm hurts near the elbow forearm hurts. Sharp pain. Help?

1 month ago i was transport a  large man from the stretcher onto bed. Every since my left arm hurts near the elbow forearm hurts. Sharp pain. Help?

Workers compensation: It sounds like you sustained your injury while at work. If that's true, then you should report this to your employer asap and initiate workers compensation evaluation. Check out http://www.Nolo.Com/legal-encyclopedia/your-right-to-workers-comp-benefits-faq-29093.Html for more info. In most cases, i believe you lose benefits if you see "outside" doc before filing claim. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disc heal by using an inversion table? Lumbar stretcher? Yoga?

Can a herniated disc heal by using an inversion table?  Lumbar stretcher?  Yoga?

Real question: The real question i hear you asking is can conservative treatments such as ones listed improve pain/symptoms associated with disc herniation? The answer is yes they may in some cases (depending on size/location of disc, chronicity of symptoms, and age at times).Let a specialist in conservative managent such as pain physician, physiatrist, or sports doc guide you to right treatment plan. Eval rec'd. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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