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Dr. Austina Cho
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Hunchback (Definition)

Hunchback = a back deformity due ...Read more


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What can I do about my hunchback?

What can I do about my hunchback?

Back: I do not know if this is developmental or acquired I would suggest you consult with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal conditions ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hunchback?

Hunchback: Hunchback = a back deformity due to abnormal spinal curvature. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes.: At your age if you are properly educated in the types of exercises to do and are diligent and consistent in doing them, you can improve or overcome a postural abnormality. It would be best to seek help from a physical therapist. ...Read more

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Any suggestion for the best course of treatment for hunchback?

Any suggestion for the best course of treatment for hunchback?

Physical therapy: At 44 year you're not likely to be changing anything short of surgery, physical therapy might make you more comfortable if it bothers you. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still have palpitations from correcting hunchback?

Is it normal to still have palpitations from correcting hunchback?

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

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I have a hunchback and I wanted to know if there is anything I can do to get rid of it?

I have a hunchback and I wanted to know if there is anything I can do to get rid of it?

Postural kyphosis: 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

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I have a hunchback and my neck and shoulders are leaning forward how to correct my posture?

I have a hunchback and my neck and shoulders are leaning forward how to correct my posture?

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

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I have a posture question. Seems my shoulder blades protrude. Looks like hunchback. How do I know? Anyway to check posture?

Yes: Please see your doctor. At your age it may not be a posture issue but an issue of kyphosis of your thoracic spine related to osteoporosis. (Curve in spine related to low calcium in bones of spine). Your doctor can evaluate you for this. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have hunchback and my back hurts. I tried get rid of a hunchback but I couldn't.What can I do?

I have hunchback and my back hurts. I tried get rid of a hunchback but I couldn't.What can I do?

Hunchback why?: How old are you? Do you have this since birth? Could you have osteoporosis?
Try pilates and back strengthening exercises with a certified PT. Working on muscles to support your posture will help overall. ...Read more

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Is there a medical connection between having a hunchback (kyphosis) and scoliosis?

Is there a medical connection between having a hunchback (kyphosis) and scoliosis?

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

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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?

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: Good morning:
By the description given, I suggest you be evaluated by an Orthopedic doctor. Trust this information is helpful to you. ...Read more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What is topical medicine?

Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine?

What is the best medicine?

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

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What is medicine for acidity?

What is medicine for acidity?

Mylanta: Try otc mylanta or tums (calcium carbonate). Beside medications eat on time. Avoid spicy food. Medications like asprin and Ibuprofen should be avoided. If symptoms persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

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

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What is best medicine for dadar?

What is best medicine for dadar?

Dadar??: Could you possibly mean dandruff? I'm sorry I don't know what dadar is. .. please resubmit for clarification, at least to me:) ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pe?

What is the best medicine for pe?

Blood thinner: For PE (pulmonary embolism), there are many options including aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Pradaxa, Lovenox, Arixtra, unfractionated heparin. Which is better depends on your specific case and cannot be stated at this point. ...Read more

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Do all medicines come from plants?

No: But many medicines do come from plants. ...Read more

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Is there any organic medicine yet?

Yes: But you have to be really careful. Because there is not enough study. Medicine is a science based on the evidence. ...Read more

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