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I have a stiff back for over a year now. I do exercises regularly which were taught to me by physiotherapy. Will my back be normal again before i die.

I have a stiff back for over a year now. I do exercises regularly which were taught to me by physiotherapy. Will my back be normal again before i die.

Re-evaluate: When you have persistent symptoms it is helpful to re-assess the root cause. First look at life style: nutrition, sleep, exercise, stress management. Avoid alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Magnesium deficiency can lead to muscle stiffness. Topical magnesium oil might be helpful. Check 25-oh vit d. In the summer you can readily get from sun for 20 minutes between 11 and 1 with no sunscreen. ...Read more

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What are good lower back exercises?

What are good lower back exercises?

Hard to say: Without knowing more about yourself. The best thing for your back, is to first make sure your weight is optimized. If you are overweight that places undue stress on your back. Then, exercise wise, consider exercises that strengthen your core, as a healthy back requires balanced muscular responses from your back and abdominal muscles. ...Read more

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Can my back exercises have caused a pinched nerve?

Can my back exercises have caused a pinched nerve?

Its possible: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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I have stiff back shoulders and neck and 14 y.O. It feels like I have to stretch every single second and that I should be put on a stretcher

I have stiff back shoulders and neck and 14 y.O. It feels like I have to stretch every single second and that I should be put on a stretcher

Muscle spasm: At fourteen & absent mechanical injury, muscle spasm is good prospect for cause. Your problem might come from a posture problem, as can happen while working with computers. The person to figure this out would be an osteopath. A physical therapist is indicated. Massage, heating pad, ergonomics, an icy hot type of rub might be in order. Immediately tell your parents what you are experiencing. ...Read more

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What are good neck exercises and back exercises?

What are good neck exercises and back exercises?

See below: The best exercises for low back are gentle core strengthening exercises. A great program for this can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to do back exercises during a vipassana meditation course?

Is it okay for me to do back exercises during a vipassana meditation course?

Mindful Yoga?: I don't know the specific back problem you have, or what type of back exercises you're considering. The vipassana retreat i just attended included some gentle, mindful yoga -- and people were of course free to amend postures according to any physical limitations they had (like back pain, etc). Please ask your doctor about any specific limitations s/he feels you need to observe with exercise. ...Read more

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Is there any method or exercises that relieves back soreness, stiffness?

Is there any method or exercises that relieves back soreness, stiffness?

Stretching, yoga: There are many exercises to strengthen the core muscles but yoga (especially gentle stretching) yoga can be great to decrease back tightness. Regular massages, acupuncture, rolfing and feldenkrais are other methods to help with back pain. Try arnica instead of advil (ibuprofen) for pain relief since it does not have all the side effects. ...Read more

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What are some exercises for a elbow dislocation which is positioned back and I have stiffness?

What are some exercises for a elbow dislocation which is positioned back and I have stiffness?

See therapist: You should work closely with your othropedist and with a reputable physical therapist with interest and expertise in the elbow. This venue is too short for specific exercises. They will work with you to restore as much funtions and range of motion as possible. ...Read more

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