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Doctor insights on: Versaflex Stretching

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What are the benefits of stretching?

What are the benefits of stretching?

Stretching: It helps reset certain signaling in the muscle so there are reduced complications when you work out. It is also useful in raising endorphans and helping fibromylagia. ...Read more

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Can stretching affect a baby at 13 weeks?

Your baby is: Protected in a sea of amniotic fluid within your uterus. Stretching is healthy. ...Read more

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Beginner with stretching & yoga, what to do?

Beginner with stretching & yoga, what to do?

Listen to Your Body: Go Slow. Listen to your body. If it hurts, back off slightly. Be sure to stay hydrated, epsom salt baths afterwards may help from keeping sore. Also, bodywork such as chiropractic, acupuncture and massage may be helpful to assure proper alignment, and avoid stressing any one part of anatomy more than necessary. ...Read more

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Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

Can any stretching exercise make you taller ?

No: Stretching won't make you taller but it is beneficial for various reasons it will help prevent injuries, allow you to run better with longer strides and decrease chances for other muscular problems. ...Read more

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Is stretching the best solution for trismus ?

Is stretching the best solution for trismus ?

Maybe: It really depends on why you have trismus as to the best treatment. In some conditions stretching may be harmful. You need to have someone who understand jaw function help you with a definitive diagnosis before any treatment is recommended. ...Read more

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Can stretching and exercise help me grow taller?

Can stretching and exercise help me grow taller?

No, but: Height is how you carry yourself, proper posture, wearing the right clothes for your body habitus. Stand straight, hold your head square, don't slump, look confident, shoulders back, head a bit back (almost like trying to make a double chin): you'll look taller, tougher, send a message to that oncoming intruder that says 'don't mess with me'. Yes, stretch away. Perception is everything. ...Read more

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Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

Does stretching exercise helps in gaining height?

No: Only bone growth/lengthening will increase height, provided growth plates are still open. That usually stops sometime during adolescence. ...Read more

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What are some effective chest stretching exercises?

What are some effective chest stretching exercises?

Pec stretch: Put outstretched arm with inner wrist in doorframe so that it is in a straight line with the side of your body. Then gently and slowly turn your body away until you feel the stretch. Hold for 1 minute then do other side. It should feel like a stretch, not be painful. If pain then stop. There are good videos for stretching routines. ...Read more

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I was stretching and my neck popped. What does that mean?

I was stretching and my neck popped. What does that mean?

Cannot say: without an exam, I can only give general information. Popping can mean many things: there is the pop from bubbles popping out of a joint. Generally feels good, no pain, and has zero significance. There is repeated popping from rough tendons rubbing. There is popping from a structure ripping. There is severe pain with that. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, its the minor one. ...Read more