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Dr. John Lipman
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How do you get rid of dowagers hump?

How do you get rid of dowagers hump?

Depends: Dowagers hump is the stooped over posture from a compression fracture of the thoracic spine. It occurs most commonly from osteoporosis. The fracture causes a loss of height more pronounced in the front of the vertebrae leading to the bent over posture. If acute or subacute (i.e. Not chronic) this can be treated and potentially corrected with a procedure called kyphoplasty. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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I have bad posture. So I think its a spur or early dowager hump . What can I do to get rid of it?

I have bad posture. So I think its a spur or early dowager hump . What can I do to get rid of it?

See below: Work with a physical therapist or a yoga therapist. They can help you learn what good posture looks like and what exercises you need to do to attain a better posture.Once you get the "feel" of good posture, repeated attention to this will change your old patterns over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
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Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though

Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though

Improve your posture: This is not worrisome is there are no associated symptoms such as pain or weakness. If the contour of your neck lessens with improved posture, it is important to maintain good posture as much as possible by keeping your head above your shoulders. Focusing on strengthening the muscles between your shoulder blades and abdominal muscles and limiting prolonged sitting will helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
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What are the exercise that should be done to get rid of hump on spondalitis neck.

What are the exercise that should be done to get rid of hump on spondalitis neck.

???: Spondylitis is a degenerative condition. You are only 25 years old so i question the diagnosis. Not sure what you mean by hump. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Matthew Hennig
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How can I get rid of a rib hump?

How can I  get rid of a rib hump?

Depends: If the hump is in an amenable location, surgical resection of the piece of rib can make the protruding rib shape disappear. This is purely a cosmetic procedure, though. You can have chronic pain after the procedure if the nerves that run under the ribs are damaged severely. Also, many insurances will not pay for this as it is only cosmetic. If you are still interested, check with your doctors. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Seck
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What is the hump behind my head below my neck called? Also how to get rid of it?

What is the hump behind my head below my neck called? Also how to get rid of it?

C7 spinous process: Or vertebra prominens (the prominent vertebra). You need it. However, posture can be a component of how far it sticks out. Working on your posture by keeping your upper back, neck and head more erect will minimize it. For adults, physical therapy may be a good start. There are medical conditions that can also create a more fatty hump, but for most people it's just part of their body. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
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Jogging every other day trying to get rid of a little buffalo hump because of osteoporosis..

Jogging every other day trying to get rid of a little buffalo hump because of osteoporosis..

Exercise is good: The exercise is good for your bones, but it won't get rid of a hump if it's due to osteoporosis, as you're already lost the bone that led to the change in your spine. Hopefully you're taking medication, calcium and d. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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So i broke my nose when i was 6 and now i'm 18 and got this bug ugly hump! can I get rid of it without surgery at all?

So i broke my nose when i was 6 and now i'm 18 and got this bug ugly hump! can I get rid of it without surgery at all?

Doubtful: If you've had a nasal fracture, it's not uncommon to have a "hump." surgery would probably be necessary to resolve this. I'd seek the advice of a plastic or ENT surgeon. Sorry there's not an easier answer. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Denise Octaviani
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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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