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Medicine For Hunchback
I used to have very poor posture and now have a hunchback. Is there anything at all I can do to reverse it or at least make it less noticeable?
Not normal: It is not normal to have palpitations after correction. It is also not likely to be related. You should see your doctor for further evaluation of your palpitation. ...Read more
Postural kyphosis the most common type, normally attributed to slouching, can occur in both the old and the young. In the young, it can be called 'slouching' and is reversible by correcting muscular imbalances. In the old, it may be called 'hyperkyphosis' or 'dowager’s hump.
If you want to get rid of it visit physical therapy to give program for some exercise and you need to wear brace for while. ...Read more
Exercise may help: You may have an imbalance in muscle strength with the muscles in the front of your neck and chest stronger than muscles in your back and back of neck. If you strengthen the weak muscles, your posture may improve. However you should also see a doctor to see if there is a curve in your spine or something else that needs attention. ...Read more
My upper back and shoulders stick out further than the rest of my back. Looks like I have a hunchback. Is there anyway I can correct it?
Kyphosis: Is the natural curvature of the thoracic (upper) spine. Most people hunch however, and the bad posture can exaggerate this curvature. Chronically, this can lead to permanent deformity. Practice good posture. Stand straight and hold your head high. If you need help: old school= walk with a book on your head. They also sell electronic devices that vibrate when you hunch to remind you. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Technically, scoliosis is defined as a spinal curvature in the coronal plane of greater than 10 degrees. Another way to say that is normally the spine viewed from the back is straight and in scoliosis it is curved. All that being said, it is not unusual for patients with scoliosis to have abnormal curves in the sagittal plane. An excessive curve in the thoracic spine is known as kyphosis. ...Read more
I've been having really bad pain between my shoulder blades and a bump is appearing and kind of hunchback, any idea what it could be or if its serious?
Bump, pain upper back:
By the description given, I suggest you be evaluated by an Orthopedic doctor. Trust this information is helpful to you. ...Read more
27f.Bad pain in back, right arm, neck and collar. Hurts to move and I'm walking like a hunchback if I do only comfty when I sit still help!
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Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more
Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more