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How to straighten your spine and improve your posture?

How to straighten your spine and improve your posture?

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

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What exercises can I do for my curved lumbar spine so to relieve the stiffness?

What exercises can I do for my curved lumbar spine so to relieve the stiffness?

Stretch: Stretch exercise can help. You can learn this type of exercises from a physical therapist, physician, trainer, yoga instructor. Be prudent. Warming up helps. If an exercise is particularly uncomfortable, do not do it. When starting any new exercise, ease into it. Some soreness is natural at the beginning, but it should not be terribly painful. Some stiffness is part of the natural aging process. ...Read more

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Can you break your neck stretching to far back or to the side?

Can you break your neck stretching to far back or to the side?

Are you trying?: Not without help. You'd have to really try yourself and the strength of the neck muscles alone is not sufficient. We generally recommend against attempts nonetheless as physicians. ...Read more

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Ways to help my injured back muscle to heal?

Ways to help my injured back muscle to heal?

Rest is key: For back problems , the key is to allow the injury to heal. If one keeps performing the exacerbating activity, there is no reason for the injury to heal the symptoms can be helped with nsaid, muscle relaxants and physical therapy. Unfortunately, time is the key for almost any injury to heal which is what athletes don't want to hear. ...Read more

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How to straighten your neck bone?

How to straighten your neck bone?

Neck curve: There are 7 bones in your neck and there is a normal curve there to balance your head and posture. ...Read more

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How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

Use the web: And look up low back exercises. None of these are likely to put significant pressure on your spinal cord. ...Read more

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How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

How do you exercise your lower back without straining your spinal cord?

Pilates or aqua exer: Pilates puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Or aquatic exercise. We are about 80% lighter standing in chest deep water due to buoyancy. This will make exercising easier. If you have a spinal cord injury, check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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What will the chiropractor do to fix my back pain?

What will the chiropractor do to fix my back pain?

Depends. : Depends on the cause of your pain and their findings in physical exam. In general though, they manipulate and realign the spine in their treatments. ...Read more

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What's the best way to stretch my tight back muscles?

What's the best way to stretch my tight back muscles?

Bending: Stretching exercises that bend, extend and twist at the waist are good starters. Don't bounce when you stretch though. Stretch as far as you can, then hold that position for a count of thirty seconds, then try stretching farther two more times in the same directions. Don't just stretch in one direction, but try to stretch you back in all directions. You can find some good stretches on the net. ...Read more

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How do they treat a pinched nerve in your back that is causing pains all they way down your leg to your foot?

How do they treat a pinched nerve in your back that is causing pains all they way down your leg to your foot?

A number of ways: There are a number of possible treatments for a pinched nerve. These include (but are not limited to) steroid injections, surgical decompression, physical therapy and osteopathic manipulation. What particular treatment you receive will depend on the severity of your symptoms and the skill and expertise of your treating physician. ...Read more

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Please give me some exercises for neck back .I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine . ?

Please give me some exercises for neck back .I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine . ?

Be careful: Suggest working with a licensed physical therapist. To avoid injury, please do not attempt any neck exercises without trained supervision. ...Read more

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How to know what exercises can I do to strengthen my back, which has a lower lumbar lordosis?

How to know what exercises can I do to strengthen my back, which has a lower lumbar lordosis?

McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more

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How should you lift things to prevent back pain?

How should you lift things to prevent back pain?

Be aware : Be aware of proper body mechanics by using your legs as your power source and keeping the load close to your body while avoiding any type of twisting or rotation as you lift. Know your limits especially with large, bulky objects or heavy ones. ...Read more

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Will you get stretch marks on your back from lifting weights?

Will you get stretch marks on your back from lifting weights?

Very unlikely. I can: Not think of reason for that happening. ...Read more

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How long do you need to keep rods in your back after scoliosis surgery?

How long do you need to keep rods in your back after scoliosis surgery?

Until fusion1 year: Removal studies have shown no improvement in outcome they are not the cause of usualy removing them just adds to the muscle trauma they need to stay in until a solid fusion appears they can stay in for life for scoliosis removing threm was followed by loss of correction not advised. ...Read more

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Can stretching my spine at age 16 help lengthen my spine and make me taller?

Can stretching my spine at age 16 help lengthen my spine and make me taller?

No: Sorry, but spine length has little to do with your final height. The most important factor is genetics, so your parents' heights are very important. Males generally stop growing around age 23-25, so you may have some time left. Hope this helps! ...Read more