Common "Flexibility" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Flexibility is the ability to move the joints effectively and freely through a complete range of motion without any pain. Stretching exercises are one way of training flexibility. Flexibility reduces the risk of injury, prevents and corrects muscle imbalance, and improves posture.

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I have been doing stretching exercise for four years, but I am not flexible. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, How flexible should a normal person be? I have been stretching two times a week for four years and I have not improved at all. I have become worse. I do winter guard and we stretch for about 25 minutes before practice. Our show this year is called meditation and we all have to pick a y...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to At the outset, one’s flexibility should decrease muscle soreness, prevent joint and muscle injuries, and improve performance and range of motion after his/her normal physical activities. It is not important to touch the foot on the head. But you are supposed to perfo...  Read Full »

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