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Can an adult, with postural kyphosis, back return to normal shape? Do posture exercises all the time.

Can an adult, with postural kyphosis, back return to normal shape? Do posture exercises all the time.

Most likely no.: When it comes to spinal deformities like kyphosis and scoliosis, the spine usually does not return to a "normal" shape with exercise/bracing/chiropractic manipulation. While these treatment methods may help a deformity like kyphosis from getting worse, surgery is typically required in order to correct it. ...Read more

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Is there any possible way to correct/straighten the postural kyphosis by exercises after the age of 20 ?

Is there any possible way to correct/straighten the postural kyphosis by exercises after the age of 20 ?

Depends on cause: If it is pure postural kyphosis with no wedging of any of the spinal (vertebrae) segments, then core strengthening an postural retraining should correct the problem. ...Read more

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Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, i ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal issues and back problems?

Is there any alternatives for doing postural drainage, it causes me sinus congestion, i ve bronchiectasis, chronic nasal  issues and back problems?

No but: You can ask your doctor to give your something (antihistamine nasal spray ?) to decongest your nose or try breathright strip to keep your nose open while doing the drainage. Be sure that your aiming your Nasonex towards the outside direction of the nasal cavity and not the center. ...Read more

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I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome will midodrine help blood get back to heart when standing up?

I have postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome will midodrine help blood get back to heart when standing up?

Yes: Midodrine raises your blood pressure and thus prevents fainting or light-headedness by keeping blood circulation to the brain. The heart will get more blood return and the reflex tachycardia will be less pronounced, or even be not triggered. ...Read more

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28 yr old male, with thoracic "postural" kyphosis since adolescence (don't know degree) Can it heal or improve with exercise, physio or any other way?

28 yr old male, with thoracic "postural" kyphosis since adolescence (don't know degree)
Can it heal or improve with exercise, physio or any other way?

Specialist: AT this age it is very difficult to treat this. May need surgery which at your age is difficult. See an ortho specialist in a referral center that does this type of work. BEst wishes. ...Read more

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome gives me angina. Male 22. If i exercise laid down no heart and arm pain, if stood up i get it.

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome gives me angina. Male 22. If i exercise laid down no heart and arm pain, if stood up i get it.

No: Pots cannot give you angina. To get angina, you have to have narrowed or blocked coronary arteries. That's unheard of at your age unless you use Cocaine or are diabetic (and then it's very rare). If you have abnormal cas, pots can exacerbate the supply/demand balance by making your heart beat faster (which increases demand). Your exertional pain is likely muscular. ...Read more

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What would cause postural hypotension triggered by heat in healthy 15 yr old girl. not dehydrated, good diet, slim, exercise reg. Deficiency? Vitamin?

What would cause postural hypotension triggered by heat in healthy 15 yr old girl. not dehydrated, good diet, slim, exercise reg. Deficiency? Vitamin?

Orthostatic: Postural hypotension occurs when something interrupts the body's natural process of counteracting low blood pressure. Occasional dizziness or lightheadedness may be relatively minor — mild dehydration, low blood sugar, or too much time in the sun or a hot tub. It may also happen when you stand after sitting for a long time, (class, concert, church). If only occasional, not cause for concern. ...Read more

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