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Stretch Marks From Bad Posture On Computer
Spine nerve irritate: You may have neck and low back nerve root irritation from the slouch posture at the computer. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more
Bad posture is usually related to bad habits. Try using a lumbar support when sitting in a chair to help keep your shoulders back and neck neutral. Another option is a posture support to wear under your clothes. Try focusing on exercises that strengthen the core muscles and muscles in your back, especially the muscles ...Read more
I have beeen feeling chest pain for the past 2 days now when I breath I sit at a computer allot I have very bad posture could that be it?
Family practice: You need to get this checked out right away. ...Read more
Can tension headaches last 1-2 seconds? Sharp pain different places every day several a day. My neck always hurts and knotted. Computers & bad posture
Tension headaches: Tension type headache is 30 minutes to 7 days. Usually bilateral, squeezing character, mild to moderate intensity. Stress, anxiety, muscle strain from having technology posture can cause and make them more frequent. Mild nausea or vomiting can occur. Sensitive to light or sound can also occur but not more than one of these for the diagnoses. Over the counter NSAID is treatment. ...Read more
I believe I have postural kyphosis. I can correct my posture on my own and have no pain. What can I do to change my bad posture habit? Thanks
Can upper back/shoulder/neck tension affect sinus? Haven't stretched them out in days and I've had bad posture for as long as I can remember
I woke up the other day with soreness in my left rib cage. I do stretches (leaning with arm over head) and I can feel it pulling. Could this happen from sleeping funny or from dancing a week ago or from bad posture? Should I be concerned
Constant neck shoulder back pain numb arms stiffness for 6 months. I've changed pillow mattress I do yoga and stretches no help. Is it bad posture?
Is not bad posture: You should have CT oh head and spine to find cause of problem ...Read more
Possibly: First you need a postural assessment to determine if your posture problems are based on scoliosis or spinal ligament. Pmr doc, physical therapy, or chiropractic can do this. Specific stretching and balancing exercises fm be added to correct and then maintain some issues. Yoga is general stretching, but not specifically targeted to your specific situation. ...Read more
Several ways: Having the right chair (high back with arm rests) and raising the laptop to a higher position can help. ...Read more
Not usually: Many peope with a curved spine are accussed of having bad posture. Perhaps this is the chicken and egg question. Anyone can benefit from exercise, proper breathing, and wearing the right shoes for the activities you choose. Ask the people who suggest you have bad posture "what's their successfull exercise routine" and consider joining up if it is right for you. ...Read more
Usually not that....: Poor posture alters the load across the back in an abnormal way that usually will aggravate your symptoms. Occasionally, with certain diseases like ankylosing spondylitis or in severe osteoporosis, it can lead to permanent postural changes or deformities. Lifestyle changes like weight control, not smoking & regular exercise is important especially core exercises like yoga &/or pilates. ...Read more
You to find out what: Is the cause of that deformity, then may be the brace is what you need. ...Read more
Can scoliosis develop over the years if you do not have a history during your teen years? Does bad posture cause scoliosis?
See below: Scoliosis occurs in roughly 4% of the adult population. 15% have degenerative scoliosis that developed after skeletal maturity. Approximately 85% of adults have idiopathic scoliosis that occurred during adolescence.. At your young age and no history of adolescent scoliosis-it is unlikely you will develop scoliosis. Bad posture does not cause scoliosis. Curvature >30 degrees needs follow up. ...Read more
My back keeps cracking all of a sudden, sometimes every 20mins. I may have bad posture, have bad anxiety, stopped my daily gym training (3months ago),?
Because of that?: Is it painful? Or does it just crack? Every time I get out of bed....my whole body sounds like falling gravel from a wheelchair...but when that's done (about 3 seconds) I'm racing downstairs to the computer to answer these questions! I'm not sure you NEED to stop gym activities....stretching in fact, may be good for you. See your doc to make sure all's well. And then, back to the gym laddie! ...Read more
Right collarbone seems much larger than left, especially right collarbone near center of chest. I recently started working out, I have bad posture too. Slight pain, only 1 from 1-10 pain scale.
See MD ASAP: Has to be examined to determine if observation or further testing needed. If the increase in size is new that is a problem and must be evaluated ...Read more