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Doctor insights on: Spine Machine As Seen On Tv

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What weight machines should I avoid if a spur on my t spine?

None in particular: There is no specific reason not to use any one piece idem equipment asking as proper technique is used and you do not overload your own capacity on any particular machine. You can reduce load and increase reps and/or sets. ...Read more

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during spine xray I was instructed to make spine flush to machine even though I had developed bent knee stance and forw lean did this give false read

during spine xray I was instructed to  make spine flush to machine even though I had developed bent knee stance and forw lean did this give false read

It depends on what-: -radiologist was looking for. In order to flatten out the LS spine you must be in a hip/knee flexion position. But leaning forward sounds like you were standing, & the standing films are usually for alignment as for scoliosis. Otherwise I have no idea what was being looked at. ...Read more

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My bro.is.50yrs old and he has.severe pheumonia now.hes.on lung machine.since.yesterday i seen numbers.on it and.("Resp."27 )whats tthat?

My bro.is.50yrs old and he has.severe pheumonia now.hes.on lung machine.since.yesterday   i seen numbers.on it and.("Resp."27 )whats tthat?

Breath per minute: That is how many times the machine is helping him bring his per minute. Best wishes on improvement soon and a full recovery. ...Read more

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Horrible bed side manner. I have seen this same doctor in the emergency room numerous times because I have different diseases and chronic pain. He asks me what medicine i want and that i come to a hospital that only has a xray machine. I was crying in suc

Horrible bed side manner. I have seen this same doctor in the emergency room numerous times because I have different diseases and chronic pain. He asks me what medicine i want and that i come to a hospital that only has a xray machine. I was crying in suc

Wrong approach: You are approaching this all wrong. Chronic conditions are not handled effectively by resorting to the emergency room for care. You need to start with a primary care physician who can then refer you to the approopriate specialist if that is needed. Stay out of the er for this issue. ...Read more

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Can i get a crooked spine/Scoliosis by sitting diagonally with my head tilt to the screen and lying diagonally on my bed with my head tilt to the tv?

Can i get a crooked spine/Scoliosis by sitting diagonally with my head tilt to the screen and lying diagonally on my bed with my head tilt to the tv?

Scoliosis: No, scoliosis is not caused by posture . It is typical a congenital (birth) or genetically related condition of the teenage years. Poor posture may cause neck/back muscle pain, but will not lead to permanent deformity ...Read more

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I was asked to go for a.P.& lateral of the cervical spine. The result was that cervical spine is normal.Spondylotic changes are seen in vertebrae?

I was asked to go for a.P.& lateral  of the cervical spine.   The result was that  cervical spine is normal.Spondylotic  changes are seen in vertebrae?

Spondylosis: Spondylosis or spondylitic changes are difficult names for arthritis or early degenerative changes in the spine. Very typical, and early on, rarely responsible for pain as they are normal sign of getting older (sorry!). ...Read more