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Spinal Breathing Pranayama
Pain & weak muscles: An injury to the bones of the spine can cause a lot of pain, which may cause someone to take shallow breaths. If the injury involves the spinal cord (paralysis), then the nerves that go to muscles in the chest that help with breathing can also be paralyzed. This can lead to breathing difficulties. ...Read more
Chest pain & trouble breathing from multiple rib dislocations(spinal & sternal). Chiro tried hand manipulation 3x's but hasn't worked. Suggestions?
Did you receive: these dislocations from trauma? Fall off a climbing? There is the possibility that you have damaged your lung and developed a pneumothorax. You should go to an ER or stat care for a chest X-ray and evaluation. ...Read more
Bruises everywhere, extreme fatigue, swelling in lymph nodes and spinal area, breathing difficulties and joint pain. my Cbc is normal. Leukemia?
Throat clogs heavy breathing chest and spinal pain when laying down sore throat and trouble talking when not laying down been going on for 3-4 days ?
See Doc: See your MD. Sounds like a URI that may have spread to your lungs. ...Read more
Should I do pranayama(breathing exrecises including Kapalbhati) before or after doing workout and lifting weights in the gym?
Exercise: Surely breathing and stretching before and after cardio or weight lifting is excellent. You will have to gauge how long before and after your workouts you have to dedicate. Keep up the good work! ...Read more
Bikram Yoga: Working with a bikram-certified yoga teacher in the moment is the best way to learn the breathing techniques needed. S/he should give proper instructions. In some poses you are breathing normally, but keeping your lungs 80% full at all times; in others like forward bends you are exhaling completely. Pairing the breath with the pose being done is key. http://tinyurl.com/nfc6aqg. ...Read more
Avoid cobra: I would recommend avoiding the cobra stretch hyperextension is rarely comfortable in degenerative post fusion spine remember stiffness is part of fusion plan a stiff balanced spine that protects nerves was the goal i usually trcommend pilates and swimming use pain as guide replace running with elliptical or swimming. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relaxes you: Breathing through the nose allows your laryngwal muscles to relax and actually opens the vocal cords. It's will actually help most coughing fit to close your mouth and breathe through your nose ...Read more
See below: Any yoga practice can help you learn to control your breathing which is called pranayama. Movement in yoga certainly can get your heart pumping and improve your exercise tolerance and your ability to extract oxygen and other nutrients from your blood and gastrointestinal system. I do not think there is any particular advantage of iyengar over other forms. ...Read more
Swimming: Swimming with or without snorkel and zoomer fins, pilates stationary cycling eliptical without arms.Checkbwith surgeon ease back in to activity over a long time line a year slowly use pain as your guide pt and personal trainers can help I use a recumbent tricycle.Its easy on the human frame. I would recomend pilates over yoga avoid the cobra position the goal of surgery was a stiffer spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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