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Is there some sort of brace for hump in back from bad posture?

Is there some sort of brace for hump in back from bad posture?

You to find out what: Is the cause of that deformity, then may be the brace is what you need. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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Are back braces effective for correcting bad posture?

Are back braces effective for correcting bad posture?

Not long term: There are a variety of braces that can be worn to "improve" posture problems; from fairly flexible to quite rigid. The problem is that they result in atrophy and stiffness which can ultimately worsen the problem. Strengthening of the core and postural exercises is much better. One should also get an exam and X-ray to make sure there is not an underlying spinal deformity. ...Read more

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How to improve bad posture and alleviate back pain?

How to improve bad posture and alleviate back pain?

Usually not that....: Poor posture alters the load across the back in an abnormal way that usually will aggravate your symptoms .Occasionally, with certain diseases like ankylosing spondylitis or in severe osteoporosis, it can lead to permanent postural changes or deformities. Lifestyle changes like weight control, not smoking & regular exercise is important especially core exercises like yoga &/or pilates. ...Read more

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My back keeps cracking all of a sudden, sometimes every 20mins. I may have bad posture, have bad anxiety, stopped my daily gym training(3months ago),?

My back keeps cracking all of a sudden, sometimes every 20mins. I may have bad posture, have bad anxiety, stopped my daily gym training(3months ago),?

Because of that?: Is it painful? Or does it just crack? Every time I get out of bed....my whole body sounds like falling gravel from a wheelchair...but when that's done (about 3 seconds) I'm racing downstairs to the computer to answer these questions! I'm not sure you NEED to stop gym activities....stretching in fact, may be good for you. See your doc to make sure all's well..and then, back to the gym laddie! ...Read more

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What can I do correct bad posture and back pains?

What can I do correct bad posture and back pains?

Core: Core exercises like yoga and pilates and making sure that you have no hip flexion contractures. Cardiovascular exercise routines in addition to the above will help as can a routine stretching program. Spinehealth.Com and spineuniverse.Com are good resources. ...Read more

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How bad is bad posture and back problems?

How bad is bad posture and back problems?

Usually not that....: Poor posture alters the load across the back in an abnormal way that usually will aggravate your symptoms .Occasionally, with certain diseases like ankylosing spondylitis or in severe osteoporosis, it can lead to permanent postural changes or deformities. ...Read more

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Pain in the back & bad posture. Which caused which? Slumping relieves it/

Pain in the back & bad posture. Which caused which? Slumping relieves it/

Poor Posture: Usually it is poor posture which over time can lead to pain. Slumping may relieve the pain because it relaxes overstressed muscles that are working over-time to compensate for strained ligaments and spinal elements. See an osteopathic physician who works with the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you have a bad posture? Will you have back problems later on?

I'm curious what could happen if you have a bad posture? Will you have back problems later on?

Increases stresses: across your back, and joints. And predisposes you to having future issues with your back, also makes it easier to hurt your back. Try your best to assume a good posture as you only will have one back for the rest of your life, so take care of it well. Do not smoke, maintain a good body weight. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Abnormal Posture (Definition)

Abnormal posture is a symptom in which a person's sitting or standing position is unusual, such as slouched forward, bent to one ...Read more


Posture (Definition)

Posture is the position of your body, or ...Read more