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Sofa Cushion Support
My 8m old babyboy jumps in sofa or floor when standing with support. is It. normal or needs to be evaluvated.what could be the reason?
Very normal: It is very normal for infants to bounce and jump on their legs when supported. It is fun and helps strengthen the leg and back muscles in preparation for pulling to a stand and cruising at about 9 months. ...Read more
There are many: The most simple of support pillows can be of help providing they give you the support your back needs. Work with your chiropractor or physical therapist to find the one that works for you. You cannot just buy something like that online in my opinion. You need to try it and make sure it is comfortable for you and gives you the support you need. ...Read more
I have serious back ache anytime i work up in the morning, what could be the course. Anyway i sleep in the sofa.
Lack of support: If your body is not properly supported while you sleep, pain can result. If you must sleep on the sofa, see if you can get a piece of 1/2 inck thick plywood to put under the cushions to give you more support. Measure the area of the couch cushions and go to a store like home depot. They will cut it to size for you. Sand all edges, and wrap in trash bags and tape them securely. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: Retinal hemmorhage requires high velocity back-and-forth motion. Simple impact, especially from the low height of a typical couch cushion to the floor wouldn't do it. There is an extensive scientific literature about this and some controversy about alternative explanations for the bleeding, all too detailed to summarize here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat and sugar: Sofas stands for "solid fat and added sugar." sofas should account for no more than about 5 to 15 percent of your daily calories. Yet americans of every age and both sexes get closer to 35 percent of their daily calories from sofas. The top food sources of sofas: cakes, cookies, doughnuts, pies, crisps, granola bars, breads, soda, pizza. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I haven't fallen I was slouching on sofa last night which is soft.
My coccyx area is painful when I move
To touch is ok
What have I don't?
Coccyx (Tailbone): The coccyx is the triangular bony structure located at the bottom of the vertebral column. It is composed of three to five bony segments held in place by joints and ligaments. Pain can come from direct injury, repetitive straining(rowing, bicycling) or sometimes the cause is unknown. For more information on treatment go to:..http://bit.ly/10en02W ...Read more
How do I tell if my child is hurt internally if he flipped over the back of the sofa and hit the floor?
"Not as active": If the child had hit the floor with head, most often it may result in head injury. There may be symptoms of not as active, vomiting, excessive sleeping. But better not wait for these symptoms to develop, take child to nearest er for immediate attention possibly for ct scan of head. ...Read more
Is this a proper BP taking procedure?
1. Wake up
2. Go to the bathroom
3. Sit down on a sofa
4. Wait 1 minute and then take BP?
Should I wait longer?
Longer: 1 minute is not enough time to recover from the exercise of using the BR and walking. The usual advice is 10-15 minutes of rest. Try this: watch TV with the cuff IN YOUR LAP. When the commercial comes on, with no further exertion, check your BP 3 times, 1 minute apart. Average them. That's an accurate BP. ...Read more
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