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Doctor insights on: Exercises For Bedridden Patients

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Is there any special exercise for such patients?

Is there any special exercise for such patients?

What kind: Exercise can always be tailored and should be customized for every patient given age, comorbid conditions and health status. Seek evaluation by your primary care physician, exercise physiologist, physical therapist or a certified trainer. ...Read more

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Why is pool exercises so good for dysautnomia patients? Trying to figure out what's better. Pool. Or recumb bike

Why is pool exercises so good for dysautnomia patients? Trying to figure out what's better. Pool. Or recumb bike

Probably Pool: In dysautonomia, their is an inability to regulate the autonomic nervous system. As a result, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature can fluctuate dramatically in dysautonimia patients.
Pool based exercises are likely to be less rigorous, more controlled and water will help regulate temperature. There is less liklihood of autonomic dysfunction with pool based exercise. ...Read more

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Can kidney patients exercise?

Can kidney patients exercise?

Very much so: But you may have be careful about your hydration status as you'll want to avoid dehydration. Alternatively, you have to be aware that some patients with kidney issues have to be mindful of how much fluid they are taking in, as too much may lead to increased blood pressure or lower extremity swelling. ...Read more

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The leukemia patient need to exercise?

The leukemia patient need to exercise?

Exercise: Is good for us all but we need to adapt it to our physical condition. Please see your doctor to make sure it is ok for you then start gently, perhaps w/a brisk walk daily. If you feel fatigue please stop. Peace and good health. Yoga can stretch muscles, oxygenate the body, and calm the mind. That's another possible option. ...Read more

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How can you help patients exercise more?

How can you help patients exercise more?

Education: Taking the time to talk with patients and identify their barriers to exercise is important. Also identify resources in your community such as prediabetes programs, walking groups, running clubs, and cycling clubs. ...Read more

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Which exercises are best for diabetic patients?

Total program: It is important to do cardiovascular exercises as well as strength and flexibility. A balance program is also important. ...Read more

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For a bedridden patient after stroke, how often should be turned over by his/her family?

For a bedridden patient after stroke, how often should be turned over by his/her family?

Every 3 - 4 hours: Preventing bed sores is extremely important in a bedridden patient. Turning every 3 - 4 hours should suffice for most patients. Watch the sacrum and the heels, which are very susceptible. There are special beds available which can help as well. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for lupus patients?

What are some good exercises for lupus patients?

Indoor: Lupus you need to usually avoid sun. Listen to your body and work with your doctor what is safe. I usually tell people to do a little more today than you did yesterday, for 15 minutes. Do this *every day* unless injured (then stretch), and slowly build strength, which improves immune function. Indoor swimming would be ideal in most instances. ...Read more

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Exercises for osteoarthritis' patient with bouchard's nodes?

Exercises for osteoarthritis' patient with bouchard's nodes?

While one cannot: Cure it, the symptoms can be treated. Medication, exercise, therapy, splinting, activity modification and surgery. Exercises that can help are going through a full gentle range of motion each day. Warmth helps ease stiffness, such as a warm shower or parafin bath. Cold eases swelling associated with increased use. Bouchards nodes are over the pip joints but will not go away with treatment ...Read more

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What are recommended visual exercises or activities for amblyopia patients?

What are recommended visual exercises or activities for amblyopia patients?

Corrective wear...: ... Is the most important treatment. The eye needs to be looking through the best prescription. The other eye should be blocked (all under the guidance of your eye doctor). If there is a muscle imbalance (strabismus), glasses and surgery are the most effective treatments, but some eye exercises can be partially effective. All treatments should be watched by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why is unna's boot not recommended for wheelchair-bound and bedridden patients?

Why is unna's boot not recommended for wheelchair-bound and bedridden patients?

Yes: Unna boots can cause a slight decrease in circulation due to their constricting nature when placed. When patients are bedridden and wheelchair bound, they may have a decrease in circulation which may be additive to the unna boot constriction and cause ischemia to the lower extremity. ...Read more

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How does exercise help to regularise patients having irregular menstural cycles?

How does exercise help to regularise patients having irregular menstural cycles?

Somewhat complicated: The most common cause of irregular periods is pcos, polycystic ovarian syndrome. The underlying problem with pcos is Insulin resistance - cells don't respond correctly to insulin. This causes all sorts of problems including hormonal/irregular periods. Exercise improved cells' ability to recognize and respond normally to insulin. This, in turn, will often normalize periods. ...Read more

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Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Just read article: why exercise is not good for the patients having hypertension?

Depends on how high: I would need to see the article to fully comment, but overall, exercise is good for hypertension for the most part. If your blood pressure is systolically (which is the top number) is 180 or higher, you may want to avoid exercise until your blood pressure is better controlled. ...Read more

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What certain exercises for eyesight improvement do you recommend for myopic patients?

What certain exercises for eyesight improvement do you recommend for myopic patients?

None: There is no evidence that so called eye exercises have any impact on myopia or myopic progression. ...Read more

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Any advice for chronic pain patient who struggles to exercise regularly? Help motivate, pls.

Any advice for chronic pain patient who struggles to exercise regularly? Help motivate, pls.

Stretch everyday: If it is back pain, start by stretching everyday. If you want to do aerobics, start with mild aerobics. Of course I would like to know where on your body do you have pain. ...Read more

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My fasting is 7 mmol and HbAic is 8%. Have I become a patient of diabetes or can I control it by diet and exercise?

My fasting is 7 mmol and HbAic is 8%. Have I become a patient of diabetes or can I control it by diet and exercise?

You should: Follow ur treating physicians advice. They know you better than I (history, physical, labs, weight, diet).
Some diabetics can get off or stay off meds by losing 20-30 lbs (if overweight) by a careful diet and exercise regemin.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is exercise advisable for pancreatic patient to increase weight 1kg dumbbell each Age 19 Height 5.8' weight 56kg. Have iidiopathic recurrent acute panc?

Is exercise advisable for pancreatic patient to increase weight 1kg dumbbell each Age 19 Height 5.8' weight 56kg. Have iidiopathic recurrent acute panc?

Couldn't hurt: Moderate exercise is rarely harmful for any condition. Listen to your body and don't push your exercising too far, too fast. Consult your doctor for tips and for what to avoid. Best of luck! ...Read more

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