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Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience in Bariatrics
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Exercise: Even the bedridden can do stretching and small weights. Then there are puzzles, building models, knitting socks,. Think out of the box . Painting ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Several ways.: Injury, disease (stroke), treatment (cast), severe mental illness like depression or catatonic states. What specifically do you want to know?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Greene
8 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends...: By immobile, do you mean wheelchair-bound, special needs, or just generally inactive? If it's one of the former, then I strongly suggest referral to a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on variables: Immobility is often required during treatment for problems like displaced hips, fractured limbs, etc. The process is generally limited and though stre ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Immobility: Immobility = state of not being able to move.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pain, spasm: Please get evaluated by a spine specialist. A "bulging" disc should not completely immobilize you. There may be spinal pathology present that only a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Dislocated joint: Many such as a broken bone, dislocated joint, injury to the nerves that supply power to your muscles, severe soft tissue trauma.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Disaster.: Prolonged periods of immobility from any cause without proper preventive during and after the immobility will lead to a problem, usually very serious. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Needs eval: Any prior collarbone fracture? Trauma? Not healing fracture - callous? If truly a node, or mass, it needs to, be imaged and biopsied most likely. T ... Read More

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