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Dr. James Eitner
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Medical Clearance For Sports (Overview)

Medical clearance for sports is a condition in which a person is approved for participation in certain types of sports after an evaluation by his doctor. The doctor looks for problems such as past concussions, seizure disorders, asthma history, heart arrhythmias, recent or chronic injuries, joint instability, skin infections, etc...


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Who requires a medical clearance to fly?

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Who requires a medical clearance to fly?

Fit to fly: Medical clearance to fly is required if: •fitness to travel is in doubt as a result of recent illness, hospitalization, injury or surgery. •you have an existing unstable medical condition. •special services such as oxygen or the use of medical equipment on board is needed. •you are travelling for medical reasons or treatment. If unsure please contact your airline and physician before travelling. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eitner
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Medical Clearance For Sports (Overview)

Medical clearance for sports is a condition in which a person is approved for participation in certain types of sports after an evaluation by his doctor. The doctor looks for problems such as past concussions, seizure disorders, asthma history, heart arrhythmias, recent or chronic injuries, joint instability, skin infections, etc...


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What is primary care sports medicine and how is a primary care sports med doc different from an orthopedist who does sports med?

What is primary care sports medicine and how is a primary care sports med doc different from an orthopedist who does sports med?

Surgery: A primary care sports medicine doctor can do a fellowship just as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with a sports fellowship. The main difference is that the Orthopaedic surgeon can actually operate and repair injuries. Both doctors can diagnose and treat sports related injuries. ...Read more

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Can a doctoral level nurse practitioner seek certification as a psychopharmacologist? Or, is that just for medical doctors?

Can a doctoral level nurse practitioner seek certification as a psychopharmacologist? Or, is that just for medical doctors?

No: There are basic psychopharmacology courses that nurses can take, but none offers "certification as a psychopharmacologist." being able to independently prescribe such medications also depends on the laws in your state. Psychiatrists have many years' specialty training in psychopharmacology, and on-the-job review of their cases. Also, ascp certifies physicians in "advanced psychopharmacology.". ...Read more

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Who needs medical clearance in order to fly?

Who needs medical clearance in order to fly?

Part 2: Pts with recent hospitalization. Pts with recent heart attacks ( 6 months). Pts with not well controlled diseases like hypertension, diabetes. Pts with significant pain, and more would be better if they consult before traveling by plain or long distances by car or if they travel to a high altitude city. ...Read more

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Is medical clearance needed for epidural shot?

Is medical clearance needed for epidural shot?

Depends: It really depends on where you're going to have the procedure done (Office vs. hospital vs. outpatient procedure unit), the level of anesthesia being utilized and/or the prior medical history. Wish there was a more definitive answer ... Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Are physiatrist who did the physiotheraphy, are medical doctor?It is possible to further study for specialist in that course for medical student?

Are physiatrist who did the physiotheraphy, are medical doctor?It is  possible to further study for specialist in that course for medical student?

Physiatrist: A physiatrist is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. It is an md or do that has done 4 years of residency after medical school. For more information check out www.Aapmr.Org. ...Read more

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Any advice for podiatric students who are soon to be starting a practice?

Peers: Feel free to talk to other podiatrists in your area. Most would be pleased to give you advise. As a group we are non-competitive. You can call me if you would like for general questions, I'm in Raleigh NC. ...Read more

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Could health counseling work while acquiring supervision hours for licensure?

Could health counseling work while acquiring supervision hours for licensure?

Licensure in: what field? You need to check wi/the board of the sate you are in. Be sure they OK the placement otherwise it will be wasted time. Get it in writing in the form of a letter. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Should an optometrist have basic medical knowledge?

Should an optometrist have basic medical knowledge?

Would be helpful: Optometrists go to a post college school which is 1/2 business and 1/2 basic eye disease and eyeglass/contact evaluation and care. They do not get general medical training and are not truly doctors although they grant themselves a doctors degree. Because of these deficiencies they do not currently take a board exam. For the best eye care, see an ophthalmologist who has full training. ...Read more

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How can I find a startup advisor from the medical profession for my fertility medical tourism initiative ?

How can I find a startup advisor from the medical profession for my fertility medical tourism initiative
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Place ad in OB: If you are seeking a medical professional place an ad on linked in or a local OB may be interested. ...Read more

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What's a occupational health clearance?

What's a occupational health clearance?

Ability to do a job: Many employers require some sort of exam prior to employment to assure that an individual possesses the capability of performing the "essential functions" of a job. Other exams may monitor our health at onset of employment and then periodically during employment to check for adverse effects of workplace exposures, such as to noise or toxic chemcals. Clearance implies all is well. ...Read more

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What education is required for cardiac rehab?

What education is required for cardiac rehab?

Nursing, therapist: The rehabilitation department is usually occupied with physical therapist, occupational therapist, and nursing staff -- and they can be registered nurse or licensed practical nurse and nursing assistant. There is always a supervising physician responsible as the medical director of the facility --. ...Read more

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What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

Anaerobic & aerobic: The exact exercises will depend on a number of factors. These include the exercise options at the facility, types of instructors, equipment, etc. However, the program itself should include both anerobic or resistance training like weights for strength as well as some activities aimed at increasing aerobic capacity as well. ...Read more

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What is a medical clearance?

Medical Cleance: Medical clearance usually refers to when one dr wants to do a procedure and needs the ok from a dr that is treating you for another condition to make sure the procedure won't interfere. ...Read more

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