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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tepper
40 years experience in Podiatry
By definition...: Physiotherapy is a branch of rehabilitative medicine aimed at helping patients maintain, recover or improve their physical abilities.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Maybe: For cts, i recommend a simple, repetitive exercise. Cts is caused by excessive gripping motions. Cts can be easily cured by hyperextending the hand ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy : Physical therapy treatment consists of modalities: ice, heat, ultrasound, electical stimulation, etc.; manual therapy: stretching, massage, manipulat ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy : Physical therapy treatment consists of modalities: ice, heat, ultrasound, electical stimulation, etc.; manual therapy: stretching, massage, manipulat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
In 460 BC: "physicians like hippocrates and later galenus are believed to have been the first practitioners of physical therapy, advocating massage, manual thera ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: Sometimes physiotherapy will hurt. For instance, when doing rehab for a total knee replacement, pt can often be painful. But with time the pain gets b ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Physiotherapy: Yes, it can cause injuries, especially if exercises are not done correctly or if the improper exercises are done. But with the support of a good ther ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a personal: Trainer if you need help with exercise. If you have a medical condition such as pain, decreased range of motion or weakness then see a physiotherapis ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Sewick
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Physiotherapy: The best way to tell a good physiotherapy program is by its results. Your therapist should help you to develop a program to address your condition/in ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Physiotherapy is also know as physical therapy. Physical therapist are specialists that help rehabilitate musculoskeletal injuries. Someone might ne ... Read More

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