Doctor insights on:
Assistive Devices Mobility Aids
Are isometric hand exercises beneficial for blood pressure reduction? Any experience with the zona plus device?
Can you please suggest superpower hearing aid brands for profound hearing lose?do computizd aids require later programing or digital should b priority
Any doctors out there who have tried sleep/activity/etc. Tracking devices and services (e.G., jawbone's up, fitbit, nike+ fuelband)? Thoughts?
I use fitbit: I've been using fitbit daily for over 2 years. During the day it shows my activity patterns, and allows me to use that feedback to modify the behavior. For example if I have not met my step goal by dinner time a postrprandial walk becomes more attractive. At night, the fitbit can provide useful information regarding quality of sleep. The web software allows for tracking of calorie intake andweight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ligament: Platform shoes are the worst type of shoe . They altern normal anatomical dynamics causing a host of issues from stretching of ligaments, to abnormal stress on knees and hips ann back. You must rest the area, take some anti-inflammatory agents and perhaps have pt. Secondly throw the platforms out wear shoes that are anatomical -flats or minimal heel. ...Read more
Huntington's Disease: Huntington patients lose the ability to communicate before the lose understanding. Alternative forms of communication are available on card, on computers and the ipad. The patient point to letters symbols, or pictures to make their needs or wants known. These are often free or low cost and available online at numerous web pages. Look under symbol and picture communication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which health professionals design and fit artificial limbs and braces for patients with disorders or deformities?
Elder safety: If you are asking about fall prevention, then it is not technology that helps. Try balance training exercises, maintain optimal eyesight & hearing, avoid drugs that cause dizziness or low blood pressure, ensure a safe home environment, treat problems that interrupt sleep and force you to get up at odd hours and so on & on.....! ...Read more
How soon after a total knee replacement can someone use a continuous passive motion exercise machine?
Paralysis patients: If i'm understanding the question, that's a treatment for individuals either partially or completely paralyzed below the waist, used to maintain muscle tone. ...Read more
Walking: If there are no pressing medical issues, and no significant pain, then they should simply walk as much as they can. Studies have shown that bedrest can result in daily loss of muscle mass. This is why hospitalized patients can be so debilitated after lengthy stays, in addition to whatever medical condition they were being treated for. For the elderly, simply staying mobile can be beneficial. ...Read more
Pls suggest hand exercises for thumb/wrist stifness after plaster /K wires removal .Wires inserted through closed reduction 4 Benet frc
See details: You need to speak with the surgeon about what he recommends for you. It is impossible to suggest specifics without being able to examine the hand. ...Read more
Yes: According to 2006 american academy of sleep medicine practice parameters, oral appliances are indicated for use in patients with mild or moderate obstructive sleep apnea who prefer them over CPAP and should be completed by a dentist with advanced training in sleep medicine. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Left ventricular assistive device
- Assistive devices ophthalmologists
- Assistive devices audiologists
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Are canes mobility aids?
- Assistive devices health care equipment supplies
- Method of curing aids with tetrasilver tetroxide molecular crystal devices
- Assistive technology for adhd
- Assistive devices