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Dr. Al Hegab
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Restricted Upper Spine Mobility (Overview)

-motion in bending, flexion & side bending & rotation is lost or significantly decreased. Upper spring, thoracic is very mobile anyway, so it is not as disabling as in the C-spine or lumbar. Causes R trauma or disease process.


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What is the best treatment for upper spine mobility?

What is the best treatment for upper spine mobility?

Exercise, stretching: Regular stretching, aerobic exercise, yoga or pilates. If you have a segmental section which is immobile for some reason, a good chiropracter, doctor of osteopathy can help mobilize this segment. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
5 doctors shared insights

Restricted Upper Spine Mobility (Overview)

-motion in bending, flexion & side bending & rotation is lost or significantly decreased. Upper spring, thoracic is very mobile anyway, so it is not as disabling as in the C-spine or lumbar. Causes R trauma or disease process.


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My spine pops all the time. Does that mean I have extra mobility? That would be a good thing, right?

My spine pops all the time. Does that mean I have extra mobility? That would be a good thing, right?

Spine popping: The normal range of motion in most joints is accompanied by various popping, clicking, or snapping sounds. This is normal. If you are getting lots of such sounds from your spine, it does imply that you have good range of motion, and this is a good thing. For example, if you practice yoga, you will notice a lot more of these sounds in your spine as you increase your flexibility and range of motion. ...Read more

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Living with Spine Curvature (Checklist)

stretch the spine
daily
Low impact aerobics excercise
every other day
Take NSAIDS/Relaxants as needed
once
Maintain idealbody weight
daily
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What exercises can prevent spine curvature due to kyphosis or spondylitis?

What exercises can prevent spine curvature due to kyphosis or spondylitis?

Flexibility exercise: Exercises can maintain flexibility but will not prevent the curvature. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Restricted upper spine mobility?

What is the definition or description of: Restricted upper spine mobility?

It means that the-: -motion in bending, flexion & side bending & rotation is lost or significantly decreased. Upper spring, thoracic is very mobile anyway, so it is not as disabling as in the C-spine or lumbar. Causes R trauma or disease process. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for upper spine mobility?

Exercise, stretching: Regular stretching, aerobic exercise, yoga or pilates. If you have a segmental section which is immobile for some reason, a good chiropracter, doctor of osteopathy can help mobilize this segment. ...Read more

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My spine pops all the time. Does that mean I have extra mobility? That would be a good thing, right?

Spine popping: The normal range of motion in most joints is accompanied by various popping, clicking, or snapping sounds. This is normal. If you are getting lots of such sounds from your spine, it does imply that you have good range of motion, and this is a good thing. For example, if you practice yoga, you will notice a lot more of these sounds in your spine as you increase your flexibility and range of motion. ...Read more

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Mri of my spine showing an intramedullary t2 hyperintense lesion at t1 (4mm) with dilatation of central canal. Ct brain -periventricular wm ischemia im only 49 with severe pain and mobility problems?

Mri of my spine showing an intramedullary t2 hyperintense lesion at t1 (4mm) with dilatation of central canal. Ct brain -periventricular wm ischemia im only 49 with severe pain and mobility problems?

SEE NEUROLOGIST: There are several possible causes, and these include arteritis/vasculitis, multiple sclerosis, lyme disease, sjogren's, etc. Spinal fluid analysis may be necessary. Get diagnosed asap, and start treatment without delay. Changing your diet will not help this, you need medical care. We have loads of therapies to reverse and/or control all of this. ...Read more

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