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Dr. Robert Kreb III

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
West Chester, PA
51 years experience

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

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16 Answers
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Thanks for asking!: This has been rare in my practice but it can not be ruled out without a more complete eval.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Id the cause: You must find the cause! is it something you are doing.Is it a medical problem eg arthritis of the cevical spine.Once you know the the cause you can b... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Exercise and massage: Life style changes cause tensions. See a physical therapist for an exercise and massage program.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Rule out a Disc: Possible herniated disc could cause these symptoms.See you doctor for evaluation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Have: Have your pt/ot therapy developed and monitored by a specialist in rehabilitation medicine.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Muscle or nerve: It is either a tight muscle or a nerve root irritation of the cervical spine.Both can be treated by your doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Any severe stretch or pressure can cause sciatic irritation.Make sure the person doing the treatment is well trained.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Shoulder first: First consider intrinsic shoulder problems, torn muscle, arthritis of the joint, etc.Than consider refered pain neck arthritis, neuropathic refered pa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Emg/ncv study: First you need the correct diagnosis.Nerve pain could be caused by compression of the nerves eg. Carpal tunnel syndrome. The treatment is different th... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
More than one cause: Hammer toe is caused by arthritis of the small joints in your toes.Discoloration could be a sign of circulation problems.See your doctor for evaluatio... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
It can be either: Low back pain can be caused by many problems.You will need certain tests to find the cause eg.Urine, xrays etc. Seeyour family doctor sooner than late... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Osteoarthritis: Osteoporosis is a loss of calcium in the bone. Osteoarthritis is a degenaration of the bone. This is what causes the pain.You need an xray of your cer... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Many reasons: Teen age women esp with rapid growth may get muscle aches.You also must rule/out scoliosis of the back bones.See youe doctor for an eval.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kreb III
51 years experience
Thanks for asking!: First rule out cardiac cause . Also suggest that medications you take can also be a factor.A review by your doctor is suggested!

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kreb III is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kreb III is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I would have never thought that. The swelling only started happening after the micro disectomy, so this pain is new. I appreciate your time
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Thanks for your quick reply! We have ruled out cardiac causes.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania
Graduated 1971MD

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