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Ultralight Massage Table
I was lying face down on a massage table when I was told to take a really deep breath and when I did I got really bad pain in my back. What caused it?
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
How can I avoid getting lines imprinted on my face from lying face down on a massage table head rest?
I get weekly 90 min massages and I like when they crank the heater on the table up high. Is this dangerous? Could the emf exposure cause cancer?
Not likely: EMF exposure from high tension power lines was not shown to be associated with any cancers. ...Read more
Prenatal massage this morning. Bed was heated. 39 weeks. Can the heat and electricity be harmful to the baby? Was on my side with belly on table.
At 39 weeks all? S: Should be directed to your OB I would assume that the message person would know not to keep the table too hot if they are trained to do prenatal message but since u are worried call your OB as u can go for an us and fetal monitoring and I rec (have delivered 5000 babies) that u do not go past ure due date a recent study shows the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks, induction is safe and easy! ...Read more
I'm a sixty five male with lower back pain. What are the pros & cons of using an inversion table for pain relief? I already use stretching & massage.
Can massage table at massage parlor transfer std if your penis touches it? And can oil carry stds? Or bacteria causing prostatitis?
Diet needs to be: Advanced gradually. Breast milk/formula is adequate up to 6 mos. Then you can start introducing soft healthy foods in addition to formula/breast milk. Add just one at a time, waiting 2-7d to add another. If baby doesn't like something, try it down the road as tastes change. Avoid anything that could be choked on, & save nuts and strawberries, tomatoes & other poss allergens til after 2 yrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clean every time: There is cheap, there is easy and there is cheap and effective. Clean every time you use the table - most important! The antimicrobial wipes are effective and easy, but cost the most. You can use a solution of simple bleach diluted 1:1 with water, this makes a great cleaner. If you use this as a spray, though, or any spray cleaner, make sure baby is far from the aerosol when you spray! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep vigilance: Never leave a child unattended on a dressing table, even for a moment, even if the baby is strapped! Eyes on baby at all times, despite the baby is being buckled. Keep everything within reach. Http://www. Healthychildren. Org/english/safety-prevention/at-home/pages/changing-table-safety. Aspx? Nfstatus=401&nftoken=00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000&nfstatusdescription=error%3a+no+local+token. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See the doctor: Once babies learn to roll, they can never be left unattended if there is a chance they may fall. Many babies may be fine after a fall, but injuries may not be apparent. Due to the concern of a significant injury, such as the head, it is important that your baby be checked out as soon as possible following a fall. ...Read more
An hour?: If you are concerned about caloric intake just decrease the amount of food you eat. You can do this by decreasing portions. It is not necessary to eat everything that is put in front of you (sorry mothers). Don't wait until you feel full to stop. Good luck. ...Read more
Found on internet: Here's a handy site for that... http://www. Halls. Md/ideal-weight/body. Htm. ...Read more
Check Google: There are a variety of quizzes which will preditct your longevity. You can find them on line through google. They will ask your age, family history, history of illness, personal habits and even things like your driving record. Given all this information, a reasonable statement will be generated about how long you might live. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Unless there was visible dirt or body secretions/blood on the table and you had open wounds, it would be very unlikely to become infected that way. You can become colonized with any bacteria that were on the table, but that can also happen anywhere with any surface (e.g. a shopping cart, exercise machine). ...Read more