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A 52-year-old female asked:

Fell on my knees&hands 3months10days ago.need physical therapy for both.need to go on trip abroad for 3 weeks.should i schedule the initial appt. for pt now&start the pt sessions after the trip or schedule the initial appt. after the trip&start pt?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Ask your doc: Why don't you call the PT department or your doc and ask. Maybe at the initial appointment, you can be given some simple exercises to begin while you are on your trip and then can do more when you return. Have a good trip!
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