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Does It Matter What Clothes I Wear To Physical Therapy
Yes: You should wear loose, comfortable clothing that provides easy access to the injured body area. Dresses are never a good idea. Proper shoes for walking/exercise. Shorts for knee/leg injuries. Sports bra or bathing suit top for neck/back/shoulder injuries. Ask your therapist for their recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery on my knee one yr I have to wear a knee brace cause of instability had physical therapy 3 times in constant pain what about knee replace?
See details: What surgery was done? That info would help me to provide a more specific answer. Something is obviously wrong. Get the knee reevaluated and do not be afraid to get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?
I had a meniscus repair one yr ago wear a knee brace for instability had physical therapy 3 times constant pain what about knee replacement?
Unlikely: Knee replacement is done to treat arthritis of the knee. If you are 33 years old, it is unlikely that you have severe arthritis in your knee unless you had a major trauma in the past or have had multiple surgeries. Knee arthritis is easily diagnosed with a plain x-ray. This is where you should begin to see if you have evidence of arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I first just wanted to say thank you for being willing to be part of my care team I have been having a lot of symptoms that quite frankly are scary and I just want to know what the next step would be I've been doing physical therapy this will be my third
Depends!: It depends on what your doctor ordered. I generally prescribe an exercise program to stretch and strengthen the back (the therapist instructs you in this), plus general fitness (aerobic exercise). The therapist may use other techniques, but in the end you should be able to do the exercise program on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Improve function: The goal of physical therapy is to restore function of affected parts of the body. It requires passive or active mobilization of groups of muscles or soft tissue ( tendons, ligaments )and treatment of the inflammation with different exercises, movements, technics or machines. They use heat or cold, electrical stimulation, ultrasound waves, weights, massage or others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to make claim: Physical therapy may or may not be part of treatment after an injury. To have it covered by workmens comp, first you would need to make a claim of a work related injury thru your employer and have that claim be accepted as a work related injury. Then, work with the physician you are seeing for the injury to determine the best course of treatment. Physical therapy might be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Central science: There will be a chemistry requirement for entry to training in physical therapy. Chemistry is basic to all of technology and to understanding the body. There will be little chemistry in your practice, but as a health care team member you will be a resource for others seeking accurate information. Chemistry unlocks everything else in science and you must be literate here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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