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Will walking with a significant amount of weight on my shoulders make me shorter?

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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Perhaps

Perhaps not in the short term. However I do see patients in my practice who after long term weightlifting see decreased disc space in their thoracic spines.

In brief: Perhaps

Perhaps not in the short term. However I do see patients in my practice who after long term weightlifting see decreased disc space in their thoracic spines.
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