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Can I still grow in height at the age of 20 if I start doing stretching exercises? I am 5'6 at the moment
Unlikely: Growth does not depend on stretching, but depends on the growth plates at the ends of the long bones. If the growth plates are fused, no appreciable further growth will occur. If the growth plates have not fused, further growth is possible. Growth plates usually fuse (depending on the bone) at age 15-18. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could u help me to know some stretching excercises that relief my horrible pain .I want to live without pain.Should I have to live in pain till I die?
Many treatments.: You can, and should, exercise, if possible, when you have back problems. If that doesn't help or can't be done because of the pain, your body is telling you that more is wrong. Get it checked out. There are many medications, injections, therapies, even surgery when indicted, that can help people with back pain. So, no, you don't have to live life with severe pain. Control is achievable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
From a foot : Doctors point of view many people present to my office with Achilles tendonitis or plantar fascitis. Foot stretches before getting out of bed by dorsiflexing and plantarflexing the foot are good ways to remove the morning pain on the first few steps of ambulation that many feel with these conditions. ...Read more
Core strengthening: Most pinched nerves will heal on their own given enough time, but in addition to stretching, there are some other things that can help. For specific nerve in specific locations, injections can help. Strengthening core muscles (lower back, abs) can also take the pressure off the nerves. Also, remember that smoking decreases blood flow and slows healing - don't smoke or be around those who do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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