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As late as possible: The top heavy nature of a toddlers physique makes their neck,spinal cord and neck nerves at great risk during a frontal impact crash.Rear-facing allows the initial impact to be absorbed into the seat. See www.joelsjourney.org for info.The European standard has been rear-facing to 3 for > a decade & NHTSA recommended rear facing to 2 in 1999.Seats are now available that rear face to 40 lb. Do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily!: Chubby babies, for the most part, tend to sit and walk during similar time frames as their "thinner" counterparts. If excessively overweight, certain milestones may be reached, on average, a few weeks later, but if you have concerns, certainly bring them up with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation first: The elderly are not restricted from exercise. You say that you have kyphosis. Is this due to fractures secondary to osteoporosis? You should see your pcp & be evaluated. A metabolic evaluation & cardiovascular evaluation should be performed. If calcium deficiency is found then take corrective diet changes. If a healthy heart is there, then contact a physical therapist & start an exercise program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once mobile: Children are natural explorers and are fast. If you have stairs gate them off to prevent your child from climbing when you are not watching and with him. Most children can climb up pretty easily but have trouble descending. They need constant supervision to avoid a fall. Anytime after a child learns to walk they may try.....Some before. Children are surprising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 17 yr old teenager n I want build lean muscular body. I practice push ups, pull ups , sit ups n Hindu dips. Doing Hindu dips decreases height?
Rear view until 2: The AAP recently adopted the 'rear view until 2' standard for carseats. State laws may be more lax. I encourage families to strive for optimal not acceptable safety standards. Studies show the longer a child rides rearward, the better the chance of survival in a crash. In my mind, 2 years is a minimum standard, 4 would be better, although finding a rear-facing seat for older kids is a challenge. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bilateral hip pain every time i sit on my couch. Hurts entire time i sit. Doesn't hurt if i sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?
What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more
Curing slight runner's knee?
I walk daily for 2.5 miles, have a BMI of 21.8, do quad sets, push ups and elevate my knee when sleeping using pillow.
Physical therapy: You need to do pt or a good home exercise program. You need to do eccentrics and isometrics. You would do "knee squeezes" as isometrics and also terminal knee extensions as well as leg lifts. Then you would progress to one legged squats to give yourself good neuromuscular control. ...Read more
30,M.BMI22Chronic knee pain1yr Sitting on chair and bending knees increases while mild squats reduces painI sit long duration to studyMRI- NAD.Reason?
Knee pain : It sounds like you have patellofemoral syndrome given the knee pain but it could be osteoarthritis being that it is involving both of your knees. And MRI would reveal any form of ligament tear do you have the results of this? For for starters I would get x-rays to evaluate if you have osteoarthritis first. ...Read more
Hurt back@work 9/12,still can't stand straight up/fully bend over,lift arms above head,hurts/pulls mid bk when lowering head,severe pain.Can ER help?
Right lower back stuck after bathroom slip on 02 jun 2016, unable to bend forward rest three side ok, can't sit or bend without putting hand support.
Back stuck slip: The issue is a bit incomprehensible? Did you fall on the floor or back into the toilet?. Now you are unable to bend forward, yes? such as sitting on a chair ? correct. Can you walk without pain, can you turn/rotate the body side to side without moving the feet? Do you have pain radiating to the pelvis or the lower extremities?You probably injured your spine, you need an orthopedic surgeon/ MRI ...Read more
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