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Need training.: Mobility training for a blind person is necessary to use a white cane effectively. It is often provided at no charge by the state. ...Read more
I'm 7 weeks postop LTKR I still need to use a crutch when I'm not at home. Is that normal or am I behind in recovery? Would using a cane be better?
Exercise/Vision/Plan: The government offers many resources for exercise that improves strength, balance, and fitness. See http://go4life. Nia. Nih. Gov/ also look for a local program in your area called a matter of balance. Http://www. Ncoa. Org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/a-matter-of-balance. Html maintaining good vision and removal of potential stumbling blocks at home are also important to avoid falls. ...Read more
Complicated: Cane sugar is sucrose, many fruits have fructose, sugar chemistry is complicated as there are so many kinds of sugars. They all have calories, and some are double sugars...Two molecules of a sugar. This is the real reason doctors have to study chemistry....See wikipedia article on sugars. ...Read more
Crutches and canes.: Great question! You can find these for rent at fire stations. You can also find them at most pharmacies and drug stores. ...Read more
Physical Therapy: Balance issues can be caused by many things, when the troulbe leads to falls, it is more urgent. And the source should be looked in to. Physical therapy after a hospitalization is a good start, as they can do balance and vestibular testing. A good neurological evaluation may also be prudent. See your doctor before you fall again, . ...Read more
Try a cane first: A cane can help take some stress off a healing limb or joint. One can use a walker first, then a cane, and then hopefully nothing. . . As he heals up. If a person has a permanent deficit and can never walk limp-free without a cane, perhaps a cane is still helpful to let his body move in a more "normal" way, if the cane lets him walk limp-free. A physical medicine (rehabilitation) doctor can help! ...Read more
What can cause some periods to be light and some heavy and for p periods to cane in duration 3-5 days?
Normal: A 3-5 day period with slight variation in the amount of bleeding is a perfect description of normal menstruation. If you are not satisfied with your periods discuss the many options with your doctor. Birth control regulates. Lysteda will diminish. Some ate candidates for endometrial ablation. ...Read more
Colopscopy 4-5 weeks ago. Bled for whloe of 4-5 weeks after stopped for 2days pierod cane late, still bleeding this is 5th day into cycle? Normal?
Simply complex: There are many factors that allow our bodies to heal and a healthy 31 year old should heal any open wounds quickly. When a wound fails to heal, there can be many causes ranging from using medications that prevent healing to other factors such as poor nutrition, circulation, ongoing stress, pressure on the site, etc. A woundcare specialist is trained to look at the many factors and get you healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safety first: Its better than losing your balance and slipping or falling and breaking a bone or a hip. ...Read more