Stretching Treatment

Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which a specific skeletal muscle is deliberately elongated

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 Helped a lot
8 of 11 people found this helpful
I've always had issues with bursitis in my hips and shoulders. About 6 months ago my left shoulder got so bad I couldn't move my arm at all. After some x-rays and tests I was diagnosed with severe bursitis and the complication of two bone spurs. I have been told that surgery will end up being the only option but ...
 Healed
7 of 7 people found this helpful
Twenty-five years of running and being pulled along by two large dogs wore away my left hip joint. Scoliosis didn't help. I toughed it out for years with physical therapy and yoga, and finally had to have my hip totally replaced. I wasn't happy, but I got a great result and I can hardly remember it isn't mine, except when ...
 No change
6 of 6 people found this helpful
Seriously, everyone called it lower back pain and until my MRI showed clear they called it sciatica. Even my PT -- but come on let's face it the pain in really a tad lower than what I would call my back. It took a long time to get professionals to understand though my lower lumbar was uncomfortable it was really ...

Stretching Treatment is Used For These Conditions

Area
Condition Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Conditions (average)
3.6
(124)
25 46 30 19 4
Arm
Compound Fracture
4.0
1
Arm
Numbness
3.0
1
Back General
Osteoarthritis - Degenerative Disc Disease
4.5
1 1
Back General
Muscle Spasm
4.0
1 1
Back General
Spina Biffida/ Scoliosis
3.5
1 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Pinched Nerve
5.0
3
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Muscle Strain
4.5
2 2
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Fracture
4.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Pain
3.9
4 4 2 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Osteoarthritis - Degenerative Disc Disease
3.8
3 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Herniated Disk
3.4
4 5
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Sciatica
3.0
2 3 2
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Sacroiliac Joint
2.5
1 1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Scar Tissue
2.0
1
Back Lower (Lumbar)
Coccyx Area Pain
1.8
3 1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
5.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Muscle Strain
4.0
1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Pain
4.0
2
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Scoliosis
3.0
1 1
Back Mid (Thoracic)
Herniated Disk
3.0
2
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Trapezius Spasm
5.0
1
Back Upper - Neck (Cervical)
Pinched Nerve
4.0
1
General
Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD)
4.0
1
General
Extremely Low or No Flexibility in Joints
3.0
1
General
Fibromyalgia
2.8
1 2 2
Head
Chronic Headache
3.0
3
Hip
Osteoarthritis
4.3
1 3
Hip
Pain
3.8
2 1 1
Hip
Bursitis
3.3
2 1
Internal
Hemophilia
5.0
1
Knee
Iliotibial band syndrome
5.0
1
Knee
Medial Meniscus Tear
4.0
1
Knee
Pain
4.0
2 3 1
Knee
Tendinitus
4.0
2
Knee
Osteoarthritis
3.5
1 1
Knee
Patello-Femoral Syndrome
3.0
1 1 1
Knee
Meniscus Knee Injury
3.0
1 2
Knee
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Damage (ACL)
3.0
1 1
Leg
Plantar Fasciitis
4.0
1 1 1
Leg
Hamstring Strain
3.0
1
Neurological
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)
3.7
1 1 1
Shoulder
Dislocation
5.0
1
Shoulder
Arthritis With Impingement
4.5
1 1
Shoulder
Bone Spurs
3.5
1 1
Shoulder
Pain
2.8
1 2 2
Shoulder
Tendinitis
1.0
1
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