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First off, I would be careful generalizing people's experiences with this exercise (..."Try it...You'll have trouble long before you reach 90 degrees"...): Source: Yoga Tune Up The muscles you are feeling at 90o, and the lady pictured above perhaps not even at 180o are the hamstrings. They run along the back of your thigh, attaching at both the hip and ...
Short answer Sciatic nerve pain cannot be caused by a full colon. background The sciatic nerve runs at the back of the pelvis down the the leg. The sciatic nerve exits the spine from the lumbar spine to S3 in the sacrum (Fig. 1). Fig.1. Left: sciatic nerve overview. Right: Sacral plexus. Source: Manchester Bedford Clinic Hence the sciatic nerve does ...
Yes, such a conditions exists. It is called "situs inversus" (literally "inverted sites"). All major organs are placed on the opposite site, the condition is relatively rare with an incidence rate of 1:10.000. There are some even rarer forms occuring, when the organs are flipped, but the heart is still on the left side (levocardia) as opposed to the case ...
The number of interosseous muscles is not constant, because of the evolutional process continuing in modern generations. Some individuals have 4 interosseous muscles, other have three, however there are still debates about the subject: +
Circulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) through the ventricular system is driven by motile cilia on ependymal cells of the brain. Hagenlocher C1, Walentek P, M Ller C, Thumberger T, Feistel K.Ciliogenesis and cerebrospinal fluid flow in the developing Xenopus brain are regulated by foxj1.Cilia. 2013 Sep 24;2(1):12. doi: 10.1186/2046-2530-2-12.
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