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Is being flexible a good thing?

Is being flexible a good thing?

Yes and no: It has been associated with certain talents. Muscian students at the university of rochester, ny were tested for hypermobility and it was found there was an increase in hypermobility. This was done because pagonini was a famous musician and violinist and had a very flexible (hypermobile) hand. You need to keep in good muscle tone because of the extra play in your joint or they may slip. ...Read more

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How good is jump roping for flexibility?

How good is jump roping for flexibility?

No great: Jump roping is a good cardiovascular and strength training exercise, however, not good for most of your lower extremity joints. For flexibility, best exercises may be yoga and taichi. ...Read more

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What are good flexibility exercises?

What are good  flexibility exercises?

Suggest a group: I would recommend a series of exercises it would include stretches for upper and lower back, quad and hamstring and calf areas these should be done on a daily or at least 4-5 x/ wk. ...Read more

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Are there any good stretches to become flexible fast?

Are there any good stretches to become flexible fast?

Flexibility: You are wise to want to work on your flexibility. Flexibility and balance are important. However, there is no short cut. You can learn and practice several stretching exercises, but I recommend that you gradually increase your activity, just like with cardiovascular exercise. You can cause injury by trying to move too quickly. Yoga is excellent for building strength, balance, and flexibility. ...Read more

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Which Doctor should I see for flexibility issues mainly in the leg. Is pt a good option ?

Which Doctor should I see for flexibility issues mainly in the leg. Is pt a good option




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Range of motion: 19 year old gentleman with a question about improving flexibility in his leg. You are absolutely correct. You should visit a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who can evaluate you and write a physical therapy prescription to evaluate and treat your knee. Depending on your history, an orthopaedic surgery consultation would be indicated if a manipulation under anesthesia would benefit ...Read more

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Is it possible by discipline and persistence to return to a good level of flexibility after a L4-S1 lumbar fusion?

Is it possible by discipline and persistence to return to a good level of flexibility after a L4-S1 lumbar fusion?

It depends: the L4-S1 space will be immobile but you can keep the remainder of your spine flexible with proper therapy and exercise ask your physician or physical therapist sor a safe rehab program for your back ...Read more

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Is unremarkable a good thing or a bad thing?

"Unremarkable": Means that nothing is wrong. So it is a good thing. ...Read more

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Is it a good thing to masturbate everyday ?

Is it a good thing to masturbate everyday ?

Masturbation: At 17, your hormones are reaching a peak, and masturbation is a natural "release" of tension created thereby. Daily masturbation is not harmful. ...Read more

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Is stedon 100mg a good thing to help sleepless nights?

Is stedon 100mg a good thing to help sleepless nights?

Diazepam: Helpful: It can be very helpful as it takes only about 20 minutes to get into your system. She problem for you could be the half-life, which is very long and you may find that it builds up in your blood stream and worsens your daytime sleepiness. Ask your doctor for something shorter acting. Also, if you have excessive daytime sleepiness/ diabetes, i would recommend you ask your doctor for a sleep study. ...Read more

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Why is obesity a good thing?

Why is obesity a good thing?

Obesity: Being obese is not a good thing. It increases your risk of developing a long list if medical problems, and in general, increases your risk of death. ...Read more

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I'm 31 weeks and dilated +3 and 70% effaced is that a good thing?

I'm 31 weeks and dilated +3 and 70% effaced is that a good thing?

Concerning: This is worrisome for your risk of pre-term delivery. Your doctor will probably be monitoring you more closely because of this and checking for any contractions. You may even be given some steroids to help with maturing the baby's lungs. This is more worrisome if this is your first pregnancy or if you have had previous preterm babies, miscarriages, abortions, or procedures on your cervix like LEEP ...Read more

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Is masturbate a good thing for female ?

Is masturbate a good thing for female ?

Yes or no: Many women do masturbate, but certainly not all. It is a personal choice for every woman and there is no right or wrong answer to that question, only what is right for each individual woman. ...Read more

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Is arginmax from tnx a good thing to take?

Is arginmax from tnx a good thing to take?

No: If you need to ask, then it's not a good thing to take. Why put something in your body when you don't know what it is, what it's supposed to do, or what harm it can cause? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is a living will a good thing for giving directions?

Is a living will a good thing for giving directions?

Living will: Absolutely yes. However you should talk to an estate planning attorney and your financial planner for more advice. ...Read more