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Fibromyalgia Physical Therapists
Physical therapists are healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat individuals with heath-related problems and injuries that limit their abilities to move and perform daily functional activities. Physical therapists create plans with techniques that help individuals restore their ability to move, reduce ...Read more
Who Can't?: Most certainly physical therapists can and do make or at least verify diagnosis daily. I have relied on the expertise of physical therapists to confirm or add to my initial diagnosis on hundreds of patients. If you are asking if they can legally initiate an opinion as a diagnosis, That would better be answered by the states licensing act for physical therapists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitors of progress: Therapists can be a critical resource for teaching good rehabilitation skills and habits, but they only see patients several times per week. You are always your own best therapist once a basic understanding is obtained. The therapist really monitors your progress recovering from your injury. ...Read more
Please clarify: Please, clarify what condition you are dealing with and perhaps someone can give you some helpful information. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Both: They work at both places depanding on the needs. ...Read more
Where can I find a list of doctors/physical therapists that do functional rehabilitation for Achilles Tendon Ruptures?
What do physical therapists do for patients who are experiencing drops of blood pressure in upright position after prolonged bed rest?
Physical therapists: had surgery month ago, left me with left outer thigh burning pain, tingling&numbness.
Several: Typically a fracture requires no stress along the area until healing is complete. Physical therapy will be limited to what they can do because of this. They would have to treat it with static form a therapy in which they do not manipulate the area physically. If they do then the area would never heal. Some you laser therapy/ultrasound to encourgae bone healing or tens unit to control edema/pain. ...Read more
Can physical therapists tell if a torn ligament in the ankle is heeled without an mri? 2 months after pt, therapist says its heeled but it still hurts
Let try to help: Clinical exam, swelling and pain, the ligament could healed in two month especially with grade I and II. Having some pain means to me still residual injury should accessed by what ever means your Doctor recommend. ...Read more
I've had front & backrib pain for 5 mo now, cat san ultrasound xrays blood test urine test, i've been 2/2 chiropractors, two physical therapists now ?
I have had pressure in the back of the eye that radiates to. The back of the neck for almost two years. Have seen many doctors physical therapists, neurologist all to no avail. ?
Physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists are all considered necessary if stroke?
Yes: Whole team is.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have DDD and chroni pain along with fibromyalgia. I never get any relief. I started seeing a psych and therapist but medication is what help me have?
Fibro and DDD will: not change much with talk therapy, although pain specialists claim otherwise. Try if you must, but I'd look for a competent rheumatologist. They seem to be the best trained to manage this kind of pain with the judicious use of meds. If you can, mild exercise, hot tubs, warm wraps--all temporarily help. Surgery might help DDD but not Fibro. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Licensed to : Usually someone who has been licensed by their state in that profession to practice in their field which in this case entails the musculoskeletal one in terms of rehabilitation after an injury or surgery or guidance in proper exercise and technique for specific conditions or general musculoskeletal health usually guided by a physician. ...Read more
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