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Safe To Do Exercise Abdominal Thoracic Scoliosis
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Mild thoracic scoliosis noted on back xray. What is the clinical sugnificance of this in a 42 year old female?
My scoliosis curve in thoracic area isnt a transitioning curve but 2 of the circular bones look almost diagonal to each other causes?
Impossible to say...: It is impossible to comment without actually being able to look at the x-rays. Pictures are so dependent on how you are positioned during the picture that to comment on what you perceive is diagonal is impossible and would be of no help to you. You need to sit with your doctor who ordered the x-rays and actually point out what you are concerned about and have him or her explain what you see! ...Read more
Minimal issue: The spine is designed to be like a stack of bricks, each level stacked straight and level with the next. there are thin cushions between the levels.Scoliosis defines a curve in any direction.The "thoracic" just means a focus in the spine with ribs. A minimal scoliosis can be how the spine grew, or be how the body deals with chest or back pain.This is common and not worth worrying about. ...Read more
No: No, this would be considered a relatively small curve. If the person still had growth left, they would still need to be followed to make sure it did not get bigger. If the person was skeletally mature, it would not even need to be followed. Thank you for your. Question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anything be done for permanent scoliosis? It is based between my cervical and thoracic vertabrae?
Can cervical and thoracic issues (including levoconvex scoliosis) lead to repetitive rotator cuff tears?
NO: no relationship of your spine to rotator cuff- tears are common with age ...Read more
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