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The best long-term perfect posture is subjective due to the variety of body types, incorrect posture differs from person to person and person's proper posture can be incorrect posture for someone else and vice versa. Usually the good sitting posture can be determined by the following methods: Support your back to avoid back pain. Adjust your chair. Rest ...


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Short answer: there is no best long-term sitting posture. If there is any, take care of posture (I'd risk to say upright is best), and move every certain amount of time in the chair and/or around. I'm for positive responses so let me elaborate a bit more. All cautious considerations, as kenorb properly states, are ok. However, even if some of those ...


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The causes of such pains are called back strains, and may be muscular or ligamentous in origin. It may be caused by: Physical exertion Fall Bending repeatedly Lifting heavy objects Emotional Stress Sitting in improper postures for long periods of time This happens when a muscle/ligament is overstretched, resulting in the injury of the same. Since spine is ...


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We should clarify some terms here. Scoliosis is a deformation, but Lordosis and kyphosis are not. The latter two are normal structural parts of human spine. Back to your question, we donĀ“t know. Altogether the pathogenesis of scoliosis is poorly established and mostly unknown. In adolescent scoliosis, it seems that presence of scoliosis is mostly ...


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In most cases, swimming is good exercise. Light swimming is also a therapy for people with joint and back pain. The breaststroke is not usually the recommended stroke for therapy because, if done incorrectly, it can be harmful. Because you have to keep bringing your head up to breath, the joints in your upper back and neck get extended, and have to deal ...


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Sleeping in a prone position is not bad. However there are some complications of it that can be negative. A simple example is drooling. A more important problem with sleeping in a prone position is poor posture. Most people don't have a bed like a chiropractic table that allows them to breathe with their face straight down while maintaining a neutral spine. ...


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How can I deal with standing for long periods? I have an odd sensation, like pins and needles The technical name for that kind of altered sensation is paraesthesia. It can have a number of causes; so much so that if you are getting this and it's bothering you the usual response applies: go and seek medical advice. On the other hand, if you are still a bit ...


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The herniated part of the disc can be resorbed by the inflammatory process, which means that inflammatory cells, such as macrophages, can remove the damaged tissue. The healing time can range from several weeks to months. Conservatively treated massive prolapsed discs: a 7-year follow-up (The Royal College of Surgeons, 2010): The mechanism by which ...


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Not sure why I didn't think of this earlier, but back pain that is worse at night due to metastatic cancer to the spine is caused by tumor compressing spinal cord when lying on your back. Anything that worsens the compression, such as "when you cough, sneeze or go to the toilet", will also worsen the pain. Source: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/...


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According studies, it's an interaction between genetics and environment. If you parents had acne, you might have. But, overall, diet and stress are big factors for acne : your genetic makes you more sensible to this. NCBI : Acne and food I don't understand if you talk about medical treatments or other... I will talk about medical treatments so. 2 classes of ...


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First of all, there is a weak correlation between posture and pain. Secondly, working on long term activation may hurt (as in pain) your back. If you find that a certain posture is good for you try to sets of time in which you are in that posture. Remmember: your best posture is your next posture.


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From my experience, it is better to change postures while you sit long. Most often, I sit in a posture similar to below yoga posture 'Padmasana' in my chair, but not for so long, just for 5 or 10 minutes. It really helps to reduce the tension on the back. Actually, it need not be in exactly this position, just cross your legs as you can. After 5 or 10 ...


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For now, I can provide only a very limited answer: The pain in your chest possibly arises from the joints between the sternum and the cartilages of the ribs. The condition is called costochondritis. There are no blood or imaging tests to confirm it, so a doctor can make diagnosis solely from a physical examination. You've said you can lie on the back. By ...


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I can share my personal experience with you. I'm a 31 year old guy with a sedentary job where I need to spend hours on my computer. I developed lower back pain around 6-7 years ago and more recently upper back and neck pain. I went for Physiotherapy and felt relieved from the pain. So my answer will be based on recommendations of my physiotherapist. Before ...


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Sounds like you are talking about trying to help a possible disc pathology in your lower back region because you referenced the abdominal area. For lower back discs most of the time it is due to a flexion intolerance, in my opinion, and from the work of Prof Stuart McGill & Dr Craig Liebenson which you can see here http://chirocentre.co.uk/lower-back-...


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http://www.brooksspinalcare.com/misaligned-spine.html Yes indeed it can. Even very subtle misalignment can cause a variety of issues. Most commonly it's early joint degradation and odd sensations in the legs due to tension that isn't evenly dispersed. This is somewhat of a controversial topic though, there's limited research on somewhat benign misalignment. ...


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This answer is about the effect of NSAIDs and steroids on the resorption of disc herniation and pain. There seem to be no clinical trials in which NSAIDs or other drugs would slow down the resorption of disc herniation. Results of in vitro studies suggest that steroids may be able to delay resorption, but NSAIDs less likely. STEROIDS According to the ...


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Unfortunately the answer to this question is at this time purely anecdotal. Unless someone can find research studies to back up some of these observations you will have to rely on biased answers such as this one. In my experience as a clinician, the answer is yes. However, in my view spinal misalignment is a laypersons description of what I would call a ...


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To me it appears like an extrusion, have a close look at this. The aperture of the disk material that is outside its confined space is larger than the the width of its normal boundaries. Since, it's very minor I still doubt to completely categorize it. I read an article that explains the difference between "disk protrusion & extrusion": here is the ...


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A herniated (slipped) disc in the neck (cervical) spine causes pain in the neck, between the shoulder blades and often radiates down one arm. Placing a hand on the affected side on top of the head often relieves the pain. Applying pressure on top of the head often aggravates the pain in the arm (Spurling's test - video, 1 min). A herniated disc in the lower ...


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According to my understanding and experience sudden back pain can be considered as a sort of spasm. As such it cannot be controlled or relaxed intentionally. The patient is also not even aware of the spasm but only of the pain. However, recent studies have found that an increased intake of magnesium can reduce the back pain. See for example A double-...


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In general hydrotherapy is advised and can improve mobility and help relieve discomford and promote recovery from injury. If you've neck or back problems, you may find that breaststroke aggravates your condition rather than improves it, but it could simply be down to poor technique. Keep moving In Prevention and Treatment of Swimmer's Shoulder (2006) study ...


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