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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
A few: Patients with cardiomyopathy are at higher risk for lethal arrhythmia, so they should not be engaged in any activity that can trigger those. Most aero ... Read More
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Just: Not over erxercise.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Talk to your doctor: Cardiomyopathy is a complex condition with varying types and severities. The condition is generally treated and monitored by a cardiologist. There are ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
None per say: But sometimes cardiac rehabilitation is useful for newly diagnosed cases. Regular walking is often beneficial.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Have an ortho assessment. If you are through growing, it is unlikely to be modified by a brace. Ask about your options; including surgery. All the be ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: Sounds like you need a surgical correction. This is ok. The surgery is very good and you will be fine. Cannot go on like this for as you age you will ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Not usually: It is designed to help and regain normal motion and position. After surgery or an injury there may be some pain as you start your therapy
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Improve function: The goal of physical therapy is to restore function of affected parts of the body. It requires passive or active mobilization of groups of muscles or ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Below: I would have to see the entire report to be sure but think “Weight bearing as tolerated”
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: You must attend school and get a degree in physical therapy and then take national exams and a state licensing exam.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Costs vary.: Specific treatment used determine cost. At many clinics, each thing done can generate a charge. There is no flat fee unless you negotiate that ahead ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: Speech and physical therapists will work with a patient towards acheiving short and long term goals. They will base their treatment on continuing to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Can be: Water or aquatic physical therapy can be very effective, especially when we want to minimize weight bearing but want to maintain resistance. It is al ... Read More

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