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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
Bad posture is usually related to bad habits. Try using a lumbar support when sitting in a chair to help keep your shoulders back and neck neutral. Another option is a posture support to wear under your clothes. Try focusing on exercises that strengthen the core muscles and muscles in your back, especially the muscles ...Read more
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
I believe I have postural kyphosis. I can correct my posture on my own and have no pain. What can I do to change my bad posture habit? Thanks
Fatty/boney hump at center base of neck top of spine. Could it be from bad posture? No symptoms of cushings, never been on steroid meds.
On my 20s, i know that is gonna prevent the deformity if I use the brace for my postural kyphosis, but is it gonna cause any bad issues for my spine?
Will likely not be: Helpful at all. You are done growing at age 20, so there is no reason to have a brace for this diagnosis. You have to see a physical therapist ; learn some very effective trunk stabilization programs, core strengthening programs, postural educations. The brace will not change your deformity, ; will only likely cause pressure points ; inconvenience. See a spine surgeon if you are having symptoms. ...Read more
Not usually: Many peope with a curved spine are accussed of having bad posture. Perhaps this is the chicken and egg question. Anyone can benefit from exercise, proper breathing, and wearing the right shoes for the activities you choose. Ask the people who suggest you have bad posture "what's their successfull exercise routine" and consider joining up if it is right for you. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Are there any work out machines that bad for your back? Also is bad posture a real problem for disc or degenerative and pain issues in women/ men?
Machines and posture: Hello. Your back diagnosis and location of pain will determine which gym machines you need to either temporarily or permanently avoid. Poor posture can contribute to spine pain as well as muscle contractures (bent forward too long, muscles will resist being in an upright or arched position (stretching back since they will have become accustomed to the bad flexed forward posture). ...Read more
Starting 2 develope a hunch on the back of the neck/back area from bad posture. Is there anything i can do 2 correct it, its really bothering & hurts?
"Dowager's hump": Not a medical diagnosis, but the folk term for such a hunch, and yes, it is related to bad posture but also can be familial (does your mother/GM have one?), from an injury, or could also indicate early osteoporosis. Practice better posture, get a clavicle brace to keep those shoulders back or wear a well padded backpack to do the same. Rolled towel between shoulders to sit or sleep. Attent-HUT!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Noticed I stand and sit more to one side, suffering back, hip and side pain, could it be due to bad posture?
Yes: Yes this can be caused by bad posture but also mobility issues.....the book "supple leopard" is a great book on mobility. No worries ...Read more
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