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'the stretches'; colloquial name for inherited periodic spasticity.

Patient discussion about stretches

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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Heavier" stretches rather than "lighter" ones provide greater improvements in flexibility and strength, the authors state, while dynamic stretches are the most effective for athletic warm-up, and a number of the customized programs feature these.
The protocol included performances of four acute stretch interventions, each representing a different combination of static and dynamic stretches of the hip flexors (agonists) and extensors (antagonists).
Start your day with stretches before you get out of bed.
Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to undertake a randomised control trial to determine the frequency of hamstring stretches required to maintain knee extension ROM following a six-week initial hamstring stretching programme.
Only after seeking physical therapy for another injury did he learn that his habit of doing intense hamstring stretches before class was actually overstretching the back of his knee joint.
New chapters for the second edition focus on the best stretches for athletic warm-ups, customizing one's personal fitness program, and even coverage of passive static stretches that will help lower blood glucose.
The stretches were done slowly until a mild discomfort (i.
For example, a group of elite athletes demonstrated no deleterious effects from sequencing static, dynamic stretches and different intensities of stretch (eight combinations) on sprint, agility and jump performance (Chaouachi et al.
Active stretching stretches the joint spaces differently than static stretching.
8 : to become extended without breaking <Rubber stretches easily.
When static stretches are held for over six seconds, this is the type of reflex that is initiated.