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How Can You Strengthen Cheek Bones Without Plastic Surgery
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Pliers and booze: Of course the real answer is you can't. Hammertoes and other toe deformities can only be fixed surgically. Don't waste your money on those splints and such. But as a general rule, your pain and inability to wear shoes have to outweigh the risks of surgery, albeit small. Surgery should always be the last resort. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm having surgery to remove bone spurs from my shoulder how long will the surgery last?
Do nose lifting exercises actually lift nose?Of course the bone in your nose can't change without surgery, but can the cartilage be lifted/manipulated?
No luck: On how to change nose structure naturally. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what's causing the damage and the swelling. Contact your Surgeon about your particular course of treatment and ask him. ...Read more
Goal?: What are you goals? I don't know of any specific things to "strengthen facial muscles and nerves". Is there an underlying medical problem? ...Read more
What are recommendations for pulled/torn muscles on waist/back area? What exercises to help heal them or is surgery necessary?
Depends: Unless you have a complete tear, physical therapy can usually help the muscle heal and restore full function. The physical therapist can also give you specific exercises to do at home. Surgery is usually not necessary but an orthopedic or physiatrist doctor should determine what is best for you. ...Read more
See below: Your question is vague . In general These specialized surgical fields have highly evolved technically over the last 20 years. Depending upon your underlying condition sometimes surgical procedures are combined by the above specialize surgical physicians. If you have any questions seek your local university medical school affiliated with a medical center good luck thank you ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Knee surgery or back surgery per se do not result in loss of height . But with ageing the loss of the articulate cartilages in the knee and resulting narrowing of the joint may lead. To lessened height. The disc between our vertebra loses water content as we age, this leads to degenerative changes and if combined with vertebral collapse as in compression fractures will lead to loss of height. ...Read more
Nasal surgery: For instance if you nose is something that bothers you the noes can be adjusted to make it more narrow. ...Read more
Splinting: Anything long and stiff can be made into a splint to hold broken bones stable. Books, brooms, and cardboard boxes have all been used. Sometimes it is just as easy to leave the bones in place and not move it at all. Splinting should also be done without moving the current position of the broken bone, even if it looks odd. In some cases, straightening can cause damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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