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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Physical Therapy (Definition)

Physical therapy can provide back exercises to relieve tension on discs and nerves in the back in order ...Read more


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How can I get an early start in physical therapy?

How can I get an early start in physical therapy?

Home Program: Physical therapy is normally started as early as possible in an injury. A home program is the start of a physical therapy program and can be initiated at the prescribing doctor's office. This can include some form of bracing/taping, some form of anti-inflammatory like icing or contrast bathing, some form of exercises, and some form of exercises. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get a physical therapy license?

See below: You must attend school and get a degree in physical therapy and then take national exams and a state licensing exam. ...Read more

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How much time after you get discharged from physical therapy?

How much time after you get discharged from physical therapy?

12 to 20: The average number of visits before discharge from physcial therapy for the most common musculoskeletal problems is 12 to 20 encounters. ...Read more

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How can I get my grandpa to do physical therapy for his knees?

May Not Be Able To.: It is not always possible to get other people to do things they don't want to do. You can make the suggestion to go, offer to go with him, do the home exercises with him, etc. Sometimes making it into or tying it to a social activity, will increase their desire to participate. Check out local adult centers and fitness groups. Whatever his decision, be supportive. ...Read more

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Can I have physical therapy when im taking anti- TB drugs?

Can I have physical therapy when im taking anti- TB drugs?

Yes: Taking antituberculous medications should not inhibit your exercise patterns as long as you do not overdo things. ...Read more

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What kind of physical therapy would a person thats been in a coma get?

What kind of physical therapy would a person thats been in a coma get?

Depends: Id pt. Is in bed, all muscle, groups are moved and stimulated to prevent atrophy and prevent clots. If pt. Is not intubated and cannot talk well, needs speech therapy. If there is any particular paralysis of arm, leg or face so treatment goes there to stimulate muscles. Pt will try to move the pt. So he/she can stand up & walk o the bathroom and act as independently as possible. ...Read more

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Is it true that once your TMJ go into spasm you can never get it out ...Despite treatment and physical therapy?

Is it true that once your TMJ go into spasm you can never get it out ...Despite treatment and physical therapy?

No: That is fortunately not correct. With proper diagnosis first followed with proper treatment most TMJ muscle related problems will go away. The key is proper diagnosis. With basic muscle spasm the doctor must check the bite and deprogram the muscles with splint and phyical therapy. ...Read more

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Can you get back to full function with enough physical therapy after a rotator cuff tear?

Can you get back to full function with enough physical therapy after a rotator cuff tear?

It depends.: If the rotator cuff tear is small and the muscles have not atropied significantly between the time of the tear and the time of the reconstruction, you should get much if not all of your function back. For this to happen it is very important to do your rehab after surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Physiotherapy (Definition)

Physiotherapy programs, or physical therapy, work to improve movement capacity in those recovering ...Read more