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How To Mess Up Your Cervical Spine
Maybe if prolonged: If there's a major change in posture, in the long run there's also a risk for strain and pain. Prevention is best. Step one is to stop using the device so often and/or try a different one like a tablet. Next one could also consider yoga or physical/occupational therapy if primary care doctor approves. If there's a problem after stopping using the phone or tablet, then a physiatrist could be seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Resistance to germs: Overuse of antibiotics has increased the number of drug-resistant bacteria. A prominent example of the dangers of antibiotic resistance is the spread of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (mrsa). A newer form of MRSA is causing infections in healthy people in the community.Antibiotic resistance occurs when antibiotics no longer can eliminate bacterial infection. ...Read more
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Anything i can do to keep spine in perfect alignment? Can psych meds make the patients body crooked leading to lordosis our kyphosis. Muscle stiffnes
Can your body and neck hurt if you don't complete all chiropractor treatments? Meaning does your body have to adjust to the adjustments?
Body ; neck pain: There are multiple forms of chiropractic, and i don't know what you've been receiving. If you're not getting helpful results from your treatment, you need to discuss this with the practitioner treating you. http://tinyurl.com/3jkycvf you can also get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician (do). Many also practice manipulation, ; can help assess your needs. http://tinyurl.com/q7z6ntn. ...Read more
Yoga pilates therapy: All make you aware of posture amd spine position rigid spinal deformities will persist see a spine specialist for those. ...Read more
How long will it take to be up and walking again after surgery to straighten a curved spine (kyphosis)?
It's fast: Depending on patient's age & health status as well as whether it is single or 2 stage procedure, usually by the next day after surgery one will try at least to dangle the patient's legs off the bed or even sit in chair. From that point, walking begins as soon as tolerated to minimize risk of blood clots in legs & lungs as well as any other lung issues. If a 2 stage procedure it may be after 2nd. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a herniated or bulged cervical neck disc. How long does it to heal with a neck brace on?
Herniated disc: The pain from a herniated disc in the neck will improve with anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxers, neck exercises, and physical therapy. Cervical traction can reduce the radiating arm pain. Cortisone injections and nerve blocks can reduce neck and arm pain also. A neck brace reduces range of motion and often increases the pain. The pain should resolve within six weeks. See a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
old fashioned way: You don't need to ingest anything special to increase your metabolic rate but it does require work on your part. Maintain a healthy food intake (resist temptations to starve yourself). You can lift to build muscle mass. Engage in regular aerobic activities. Try to enjoy it too (:. ...Read more
What to do about implants with dentures can your gums swell up fr going from one state to the next?
How will epidural injections help severe stenosis and foraminal natroeing and herniated cervical discs. Is it safe to get 3 that's what my doc wants ?
Epidural Steroids: Epidural steroid injections are commonly used in the spine to treat nerve irritation and inflammation. They are considered a standard part of conservative neck and back pain management. For the cervical spine, it's critical that and MRI is performed before so that the available space for the spinal cord can be evaluated. If it's too narrow, epidural steroid injections may be contraindicated. ...Read more
Records appointment: Hello EMendoza, that's a great question. It can really vary a lot because it depends on how big your medical record is and how busy your doctor is. If you have a record that's a mile long it will take several days or a week to get familiar with it. I hope that was helpful and good luck with your appointment. ...Read more
Could you tell me what's the best way to strengthen your arm to throw further/reduce arm fatigue?
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