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Getting out of bed, do you feel stiffness around your neck and back?

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Getting out of bed, do you feel stiffness around your neck and back?

It is good

This may be an early symptom of additional stress on your neck and back. It is better you take precautions so that you don't face any problems in future.

This means although you slept during the night , your back muscles were not able to relax.
It could be due to reasons such as-
1-Using the wrong pillow
2-Using the wrong mattress
3-Adopting the wrong body posture during sleep
4-Physical stress
Therefore, it is crucial that you identify the factors and employ corrective measures for the same.

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Is carrying a back pack causing or evoking any pain?

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Is carrying a back pack causing or evoking any pain?

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This may indicate that either your backpack or your posture is causing discomfort, try using a lighter backpack.

It means that you are carrying heavy backpack which weighs 15% more than your body.
This might make your upper body bend forward and alter your spinal curve, which may lead to hunching and postural problems.
We advise you to get your backpack and posture evaluated.

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During walking (with footwear), do you get heel pain?

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During walking (with footwear), do you get heel pain?

This is good

You may have started putting your weight on your legs in an uneven manner, or have started wearing wrong shoes.
We advise you to take necessary precautions.

It could be because of one of these reasons:-
1- Prolonged standing and walking
2-Wearing high heels
3-Wearing wrong sized shoes
4-Wearing shoes with a hard surface
5-Suffering from heel-related conditions like a heel spur, etc.
We advise you to get evaluated for the same.

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Sitting on chair, do you start slouching after sometime?

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Sitting on chair, do you start slouching after sometime?

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This means you are sitting with your legs extended (spread away from your body). It is advised to keep your legs supported while sitting and keep them perpendicular to the ground.

Slouching and sitting for a long time means you are stressing your spine as well as the muscles around it, which may lead to early degenerative changes in the spine, such as spondylosis, disc bulge, etc.

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Do you sleep with your hand under your pillow?

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Do you sleep with your hand under your pillow?

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You may get habituated which is not a good sign for your body, so start taking precautions.

This means your pillow is too low to support your head and neck. If you continue doing this, then you may start getting neck pain and tingling and numbness in your hand. Additionally, you may develop orthopaedic conditions related to bad sleeping postures.

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Do you operate your cell phone with your thumbs for long duration?

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Do you operate your cell phone with your thumbs for long duration?

This is great

Start alternating your thumb with other fingers. Use the pad of your thumbs and fingers instead of the tip.

This means that you are continuously straining your thumb, which could lead to thumb injuries.

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Spinalogy Clinic scientifically analyzes problems and provides solutions to correct postural and other problems.

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