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Doctor insights on: Peehole Stretching

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What are the benefits of stretching?

What are the benefits of stretching?

Stretching: It helps reset certain signaling in the muscle so there are reduced complications when you work out. It is also useful in raising endorphans and helping fibromylagia. ...Read more

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Can stretching affect a baby at 13 weeks?

Your baby is: Protected in a sea of amniotic fluid within your uterus. Stretching is healthy. ...Read more

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Beginner with stretching & yoga, what to do?

Beginner with stretching & yoga, what to do?

Listen to Your Body: Go Slow. Listen to your body. If it hurts, back off slightly. Be sure to stay hydrated, epsom salt baths afterwards may help from keeping sore. Also, bodywork such as chiropractic, acupuncture and massage may be helpful to assure proper alignment, and avoid stressing any one part of anatomy more than necessary. ...Read more

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Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

No: Stretching won't make you taller but it is beneficial for various reasons it will help prevent injuries, allow you to run better with longer strides and decrease chances for other muscular problems. ...Read more

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Is stretching the best solution for trismus ?

Is stretching the best solution for trismus ?

Maybe: It really depends on why you have trismus as to the best treatment. In some conditions stretching may be harmful. You need to have someone who understand jaw function help you with a definitive diagnosis before any treatment is recommended. ...Read more

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Can stretching and exercise help me grow taller?

Can stretching and exercise help me grow taller?

No, but: Height is how you carry yourself, proper posture, wearing the right clothes for your body habitus. Stand straight, hold your head square, don't slump, look confident, shoulders back, head a bit back (almost like trying to make a double chin): you'll look taller, tougher, send a message to that oncoming intruder that says 'don't mess with me'. Yes, stretch away. Perception is everything. ...Read more

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Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

No: Only bone growth/lengthening will increase height, provided growth plates are still open. That usually stops sometime during adolescence. ...Read more

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What are some effective chest stretching exercises?

What are some effective chest stretching exercises?

Pec stretch: Put outstretched arm with inner wrist in doorframe so that it is in a straight line with the side of your body. Then gently and slowly turn your body away until you feel the stretch. Hold for 1 minute then do other side. It should feel like a stretch, not be painful. If pain then stop. There are good videos for stretching routines. ...Read more

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I was stretching and my neck popped. What does that mean?

I was stretching and my neck popped. What does that mean?

Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. Popping can mean many things: there is the pop from bubbles popping out of a joint. Generally feels good, no pain, and has zero significance. There is repeated popping from rough tendons rubbing. There is popping from a structure ripping. There is severe pain with that. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, its the minor one. ...Read more

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What are helpful stretching/exercise posters for a home gym?

Help define first: A better way to look at it is what are the best ways to stretch. You can find thousands of posters to refer to but you have to define what kind of stretching you want to do first. Do you want static stretches or dynamic stretches. ...Read more

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What causes that tingling feeling after workout and stretching?

What causes that tingling feeling after workout and stretching?

? breathing hard: If one hyperventilates, besides light headedness, one can experience tingling over extremities and face, which is due to changes in carbon dioxide and acid-base balance in body. Similar effects may occur transiently with exercise, and this is quite benign indeed. Continue your fitness program. ...Read more

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How does stretching before exercising help my exercise routines?

How does stretching before exercising help my exercise routines?

Warm up first!: Stretching is important prior to exercise and may play a role in the cool down process as well. First, one needs to warm up prior to any stretching. Many muscles,tendons and ligaments are strained by stretching first. The stretch loosens the connective tissues and allows better movement during your physical exercise. Remember, warm up, stretch, exercise, consider stretching and finally cool down. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling feeling after a workout and stretching?

Tingling after exerc: Occasional tingling is normal, but if widespread or frequent, consult your doctor to examine for Neuropathy. ...Read more

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In what ways does stretching prove a useful way to prevent injury?

Flexibility: You can prepare the muscle for activity to prevent muscle strains and tears. It is also important to stretch regularly to improve and maintain flexibility. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me if stretching your septum from a 20 to a 14 bad?

Can someone tell me if stretching your septum from a 20 to a 14 bad?

Gauging: Isn't healthy but if you are going to do it- you shouldn't be jumping up diameters rapidly. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for stretching the sternocleidomastoid?

What are some good exercises for stretching the sternocleidomastoid?

Head rotation : Rotate your head around about 30 degree or so to the left side . Raise your left hand up and grap the right side of the head and pull your head back till you feel like you got good stretch for like 10 seconds.Then release and relax for a second , and repeat again for another 30 seconds for multiple times . And then do it on the other side rotate to the right and use your right hand. ...Read more

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What is a good, similar stretching exercise if you cannot do splits?

What is a good, similar stretching exercise if you cannot do splits?

Seated Groin Stretch: The safest stretch for your groin is the seated groin stretch. This allows you to gradually gain flexibility before attempting an extreme stretching motion such as the splits. If you attempt to do the splits and are not flexible enough you can injure the groin musculature. ...Read more