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What do physical therapists do for patients who are experiencing drops of blood pressure in upright position after prolonged bed rest?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Exercise: you need to develop your muscle tone again. This will be done variety of ways. You may temporarily need support hose, but your leg muscle is your pump for the blood vessels like your heart is a pump and the muscle tone needs to be brought back

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