Height Discrepancy

Height discrepancy occurs due to health conditions such as down syndrome, Turner syndrome, and Williams syndrome. Bone and skeletal diseases such as rickets and achondroplasia also affect bone growth and change a person's stature.

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Is it good to have foam rolling for shoulder pain?

Query: Hello doctor, Once in two days, I get muscle pain or cramps in my rhomboid major. My T4 and T6 is usually pretty bound up. Also, I have minor scoliosis, and one of my shoulder blades is higher than the other. This is causing pain on my right side since that is the lower shoulder. I have chiropracto...  Read Full »


Thomas Jefferson K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to first ascertain the cause of the height discrepancies in the shoulder blades. Usually, it happens due to muscle imbalances, injury, spinal pathology or any other reason. So, visit a physiotherapist to make certain the cause, and later you may work on the cause...  Read Full »

Do I have any postural defect?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if I have any postural defects. So I am sending a file standing straight at the stadiometer measuring height. By how much could I increase my height by fixing defects (if there are any)? I have read that anterior pelvic tilt may affect height by even 2.5 inches, s...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your posture seems to be near normal. Except your anterior pelvic tilt is more with increased lumbar curvature. This compensation may be due to a weak lower abdomen. Tight hip flexor and an...  Read Full »

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