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What are the ways to get rid of spasticity? Does stretching actually work?

What are the ways to get rid of spasticity? Does stretching actually work?

Various treatment: Stretching may help with contractures that are caused by spasticity, however the actual spasticity is treated with medications, injections and possibly surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Tapan Joshi
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Spasticity (Definition)

Spasticity = "Spasticity is stiff or rigid muscles. It may also be called unusual tightness or increased muscle tone. Reflexes (for example, a knee-jerk reflex) are stronger or exaggerated. The condition can interfere with walking, movement, or speech." Per ...Read more


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What are the ways to get rid of sore muscles fast?

What are the ways to get rid of sore muscles fast?

Complex answer: Ths usa difficult question with no definitive answer . The following link provides a brief summary with some recommendations that is written in easy to comprehend terms: http://sportsmedicine.About.Com/cs/injuries/a/doms.Htm. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some good exercises to strengthen the wrists whilst minimising the risk of injury until they get stronger?

Please tell me what are some good exercises to strengthen the wrists whilst minimising the risk of injury until they get stronger?

Use dumbbells: And high repetitions with light weight to start. Do it from a sitting position with your forearms in your thighs so you work only the forearm muscle groups. Do it both directions with the hands facing down and up ...Read more

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Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

Whats the best way to get rid of stretch marks I have some on my belly and underarms what are some non product or practical ways to get them gone?

No easy way: Other than surgery (which would basically remove the scarred/stretch-marked skin) - you can't make them go away completely, but mederma and strivectin both make topical products to help fade them. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of the pain in my achilles?

What are some ways to get rid of the pain in my achilles?

Stretching: Of course, the treatment depends on your exact diagnosis, but many achilles problems can initially be treated with physical therapy, heel inserts, and pain medication. Surgery is sometimes recommended as a last resort. I recommend that you see an ankle specialist if you're symptoms warrant. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of a migraine before karate?

What are some ways to get rid of a migraine before karate?

Wise idea: The most commonly used med to stop migraine headache is a triptan (includes imitrex, maxalt, zomig, frova, (frovatriptan) relpax) if taken within the first 60-90 minutes after headache onset, but an ergotamine might work well also. Otc dolovent may be of value. 100% oxygen sometimes helps. Your doctor could guide choices. ...Read more

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What are some for sure way to get rid of expression wrinkles that is affordable?

What are some  for sure way to get rid of expression wrinkles that is affordable?

Absolutely: Using any neuromodulator is more affordable than dermal fillers for 1 treatment. Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxin a) & Dysport are less expensive than botox. The neuromodulators are best used to treat dynamic wrinkles-the ones that show during expressions-and fillers are best for permanent wrinkles. Even though neuromodulators will lessen permanent wrinkles, fillers are more affordable in the long run to treat these wrinkles. ...Read more

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What are ways that get rid of spots on your skin that actually work?

What are ways that get rid of spots on your skin that actually work?

There are: various potential causes of skin spots/blemishes, so best to see a dermatologist for an evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some effective ways to get rid of stretch marks?

Could you tell me what are some effective ways to get rid of stretch marks?

Med eval: Treatments: please see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for evaluation. Possible treatments include fractional laser resurfacing, dermabrasion & medication (i.e., retinoids). ...Read more

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What will help to relieve trembling hands that are the result of meds?

What will help to relieve trembling hands that are the result of meds?

Unshake my Hands?: Probably reducing or changing the meds would be the most sensible method. Your doctor would be the one to talk with about this. Some might add another medication, but why do that if your regimen can be simplified and your symptoms relieved? If you're dealing with parkinson's, your neurologist may be having difficulty adjusting your meds to give you the best relief. Ask him or her for help. ...Read more

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Which is the best way to get rid of stretchmarks and can you have surgery for them?

Which is the best way to get rid of stretchmarks and can you have surgery for them?

Unlikely: Retin-a may help dark stretch marks to soften in color and moisturizers may ease the dryness associated with striae but the rumors about cocoa butter, lanolin, vitamin e, aloe vera are largely unfounded and essentially old wives tales. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and the most reliable way to get rid of acne/pimples effectively? Or a good way to treat them to get rid of them?

What is the quickest and the most reliable way to get rid of acne/pimples effectively? Or a good way to treat them to get rid of them?

Prescription meds: Most teenaged men, and women who by genetics or mild ill-health have extra male hormones, experience acne, but no one need suffer much nowadays. I begin with topical Clindamycin and generally have good results; tetracycline (if you can take it) or Erythromycin systemically for the rough cases; a dermatologist can prescribe a retinoic acid derivative that's strong but reasonably safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get big muscles without having to do any exercises at all?

What are the best ways to get big muscles without having to do any exercises at all?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce the amount of acne I have to make the redness better?

Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

What are the proven advantages of kegel exercises and what are the right ways to do them?

Uninary health: As you get older, certain muscles relax and there is urinary leak from the bladder. These exercises assist with age related changes and minimize the leak. Aside from having a better more controlled encounter with your mate. Practice tightening and relaxing your lower sphinter muscles. If you use a search engine on the computer, you will find a variety of exercises assist you in this quest. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

What is the best way to get rid of plantar's warts and why do the cause so much pain?

There is no : Magic way, but there are many ways. You can try the over the counter topicals like salicylic acid, but be careful not to get it on normal skin. They hurt as they are growths that are being stepped on so the pressure is painful. You may want to see a podiatrist or dermatologist as they usually have a bag of tricks to get rid of these faster than you could on your own. ...Read more

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