Stretching Exercises

Doing stretching exercises regularly can increase your flexibility, range of motion, and blood flow. It also helps in improving your posture, prevents back pains, relieves stress, and calms you down.

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I heard a loud poop on stretching after sitting in the same posture for a long time. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I was writing hunched over my notebook for about 1.5 hours. When I straightened up doing back stretches, it popped loudly. I felt a sudden headache immediately as well as a feeling of confusion and memory failure like losing my mind. Why?  Read Full »

Thomas Jefferson. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The pop sound which you heard may be due to crepitus, which people feel after being in particular posture for a long time. Your loss of orientation may be caused by temporarily reduced blood flow to the brain as in vertebrobasilar insufficiency. You need to strengthen yo...  Read Full »

I am unable to sit crossed and straight legs. Can physiotherapy help?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 27 years old male. I am unable to sit crossed legs, also unable to sit with straight legs. While trying to sit crossed legs, I am unable to keep my back straight and also left knee does not touch the ground completely and I tend to fall backward. Similarly while sitting with straight ...  Read Full »

Thomas Jefferson. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The problem you are suffering from is because of excessive use of chairs while sitting. The reason you are not able to sit with your knees close to the floor maybe because of the tightness of the muscles on the inner side of your thigh which needs stretching. It may als...  Read Full »

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