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Dr. Martin Tamler

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Naples, FL
35 years experience male

Locations

Jaffe Sports Medicine

Naples, FL

Address

1865 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 101, Naples, FL, United States
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Saturday: Closed
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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543 Answers
110 Agrees
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
The only way to know for sure is to go get a Covid test otherwise you are just guessing.
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
I suspect that the reason you are taking Tylenol is to control some pain. Pain is known to elevate the blood pressure. Tylenol usually does not. Yo... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Two possibilities. If the pain is in the middle of your buttock cheek or higher, it likely represents a muscle tightness, spasm or strain. If down l... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Veins on the side of the temple are common and tend to become more prominent when the body is hot. They will also become more prominent when strainin... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Disc degeneration is a normal part of aging, and usually is not a problem. As one ages, dehydration of the central disc "fluid" in all the discs can r... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
You build power/strength in the muscles that you are focusing on during weightlifting. This has many health benefits. However, the heart benefits more... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Not really a silly question. Often clothing manufacturers put this warning label on clothing to protect themselves from individuals that may end up w... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Typically, if not asked to look at the soft tissue structures outside the skull, radiologists might not comment on this region of the scan. There coul... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Basically the answer to your questions is no. The tympanic membrane inside the ear serves as a barrier and seals off the ear from the outside world an... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
The twitching is due to fasciculations of the muscle, which occur when a weakened muscle exceeds it's endurance capabilities. Furthermore, poor sleep ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
When you exceed the endurance capabilities of a muscle, it locks up in order to protect itself from tearing. (otherwise, continued use would cause the... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
My assumption is that you had been seen by an orthopedic surgeon who informed you of the small crack in the nonweightbearing region of the knee based ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
The best recommendation at this point is to go have a physician perform a thorough neurologic evaluation to get to the bottom of your problem and prov... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
I suspect that you had some bleeding under the nipple (hematoma). Ice is usually helpful in the first 48-72 hours but of little benefit after that. At... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
People generally get COVID-19 from direct contact with someone who is infected or through airborne transmission. “It is possible for people to be infe... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Cervical myelopathy could explain the symptoms and would need prompt attention especially if there were additional bowel and or bladder complaints. A... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
In one review by Chen et al in 2008, COX-2 selective NSAIDs such as meloxicam & celecoxib were found to be equally effective as ibuprofen and napr... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Drug tests look for the actual drug and its breakdown products, called metabolites. Tylenol #3 is actually a combination of Tylenol and codeine. Hyd... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
A single measurement of the blood sugar is in adequate to determine whether somebody is prediabetic, or even possibly diabetic. The better lab test i... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
This sounds like a hypnogogic jerks. They're strong, sudden, and brief contractions of the body that occur just as you're falling asleep that cause a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Anterior pelvic tilt (also known as lordosis, lumbar lordosis, and lumbar hyperlordosis) can also cause a height loss of 0.5-2.5 inches. So the answer... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
No, they are independent levels. Many individuals with normal calcium levels have vitamin D deficiency.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
One possible explanation is an abnormality of the urachus, which runs from the belly button to the top of the bladder. In the fetus it is an open path... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Joint supplements might help but a more significant cause of joint deterioration is loss of stabilization as the joint's supporting structures (muscle... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
It is way better to mix it up & confuse the muscle then to keep repeating the same activities over & over. Otherwise, the body views the acti... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
While lorazepam does cause drowsiness and sedation, benzodiazepines, the class that lorazepam belongs to, actually block stage IV sleep. The primary ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Sounds like this could be an EMG. An EMG tests peripheral nerves, from the spinal cord to the "tips of the toes", to determine if there is a nerve eti... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Osteoarthritis is primarily a destruction of the ends of the bones. The MRI that has been ordered is being used to assess soft tissue structures as a... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
I do agree with the other answer that was provided, however, it might be entirely feasible to continue working with the tendinitis if you are capable ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes. However, they basically do the same thing. They both cause the bowels to add water to the stool in order to soften it. Used in combination, it... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Segmental innervation refers to the distribution or tracing of the innervation of body regions to the spinal cord segment or segments from which each ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Sounds like tendinosis. For the healing tendon fibers to heal and reorganize, you will need to add eccentric strengthening exercises. A physical thera... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
There should be no relation between the two. A rising WBC is more indicative of infection and osteoarthritis and meniscus injuries are not associated ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
A common side effect is orthostatic hypotension which is a drop in blood pressure which can cause lightheadedness which is a form of dizziness. Make s... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Popping could be from opening and closing of the eustacian tubes in the ears analogous to what airplane travel does when the pressure changes in these... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Very hard to answer your question without seeing the actual EMG results. It is not clear where the nerve was injured, whether it was axonal loss or de... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
As an amputee expert, the absolute answer is no! The belief is that removing the painful joint will remove your pain. However, the reality is that t... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes, but since both medications cross the blood-brain barrier they can cause lethargy and cognitive effects which can be enhanced by both meds being i... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Think of costochondritis as damage to the junction of the ribs and the cartilage connection to the sternum. When other cartilage/bone areas of the bo... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
The usual cause for meralgia paresthetica is tight elastic bands, waist bands, belts, seatbelts or clothing across the ASIS portion of the waist. If y... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
The combination of BuSpar and prednisone may cause a decrease in the BuSpar levels and efficacy. This would obviously lead to an increase in anxiety ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
While there is certainly normal variance throughout the population, in general, there does not tend to be any lateral curvature of the spine.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes. Anemia is a low blood count. If you continue to bleed from an ulcer into the gut, this causes blood loss which lowers the blood count causing a... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
In addition to the other answer given, Buspar can't be taken with alcohol. It causes an antabuse effect, whereby, combining alcohol with the BuSpar wi... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes, 80 is considered normal and it is expected to immediately rise with activity. However, given these numbers, it might suggest that your body tend... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Having large bowel movements has nothing to do with your spine and would not be caused by problems with your back. However, if there is pathology in ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Neither of these drugs report excessive sweating as a common side effect.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Spinal cord injury: A spinal cord injury where the spinal cord was completely cut in two such that the bottom part can no longer communicate with the top part. This is th... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Phentermine & Food: Phentermine is typically taken before a meal to reduce hunger and the intake of food. Your doctor may have wanted you to eat a normal breakfast then ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jan 14, 2015
Dr. Tamler is one of the absolute best doctors I've ever seen. His compassion and care are second to none.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tamler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tamler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I really appreciate your help. Are there any medications that can help with this in the case that the patient cannot move the joint?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Maybe not icing enough! Heat application after 4 wks? Tens unit at home? Do they manipulate more than x 1?
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Thank you for your professional advise. Need to get my strenght back as soon possible have good grip but weak pinch. Want to be firefighter

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

William Beaumont Hospital

Awards

Top Docs, Hour Detroit Magazine
Top Doc, Guide to America’s Top Physicians (Consumers’ Research Council)
Commitment to Patient Care Award, H.O.P.E.

Affiliations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Association of Academic Physiatrists
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