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Lift Baby Will Make Discs Worse
Does scoliosis make labor harder? Also does it make it harder putting the epidural shot in straight?
It depends: A mild degree of scoliosis should not be a problem. It usually affects the upper (thoracic) part of the spine, and the lower (lumbar) portion may be normal. However, a more severe degree of scoliosis may require surgery such as harrington rods. If this has been done, an epidural may not be possible. Consult an anesthesiologist before labor for more information. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Yes: Food only affects a herniated disc if it's contributing to obesity. Lifestyle, like leading a sedentary lifestyle, or overdoing activity when your body isn't ready for it, can contribute. It is important to stretch, exercise, strengthen the paraspinous muscles, and keep your weight at a healthy level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not if done properly: The head and neck should be as relaxed as feasible for any core muscle work. While they work to stabilize the head, neck muscles are unlikely to hypertrophy without specific maneuvers versus significant weight against those isolated muscles themselves. Make sure to focus on obliques and transverse abdominus, not just crunches, to strengthen and stabilize core. ...Read more
I have degenerative disc L4 L5 is it safe to do sit ups n crunch. Will the it get better over time without doing surgery will it be like that 4 ever?
No: No, however, lying on your stomach may increase the arch or sway or lordosis of your lower back that could aggravate your symptoms and if thereis advanced stenosis, lying flat on your back may also do the same. Most people sleep in a fetal position on either side for relief like bending over for relief opening up the stenosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: That will build up your pectoral muscles, u will need to see a plastic surgeon if u want that fixed. ...Read more
Doubtful: It is very hard for us to change the natural shape of our bodies. Exercise does little to effect targeted, specific changes to our bodies. Running can help you burn calories which can lead to generalized loss of body fat and weight loss. It can also tone the muscles in your legs and butt. I say go for it & make peace with your body shape. ...Read more
Will colitis effect me getting plastic surgery my GI said it would not but like tommy tuck pec implants lipo Botox etc... And it make it worse?
If you surgically remove herniated nucleus propulsus, will the disc flatten out more over time due to less support? How much time?
Yes it well: It will flatten right away, but you could not notice on x-ray .It take about 2-5 years to see on the x-ray. ...Read more
Will exercises like the bench press, butterfly and push-ups will make make breast bigger or smaller?
May ^ band size: But not cup size.Get a more detailed answer ›
Better: If you are 47 you are done growing. The swimming will make you better, as it will help stretch the muscles which you have constricted with the heavy lifting. Examine your rationale for the heavy lifting -- you will not keep it for life, and it's tough when the max gets less as you age. The lighter wt. And higher reps stays longer, more practical for everyday life, and better cardio results. ...Read more
I have two herniated cervical discs pinching a nerve. Can chiropractic adjustments help or will they make them worse?
May help may make. .: ...it worse. Even if better, DC does not unherniate it. Follow a spine surgeon's rec's. ...Read more
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