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Physical therapy exercises after bunion surgery?

Physical therapy exercises after bunion surgery?

Yes: They are good...Range of motion for motion, and then modalities to decrease any swelling. ...Read more

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Gait (Definition)

Gait is the way locomotion is achieved using our limbs. Gait is defined as "bipedal, biphasic forward propulsion of center of gravity of human body, in which there is alternate movements of different segments of the body" . Different gaits are characterized by differences in limb movement patterns, overall velocity, forces, ...Read more


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Physical therapy exercises for rectus femoris -?

Anterior hip pain: The rectus femoris is a muscle that overloes the front of the hip joint. It functions to help straigten the knee and flex the hip( lift the leg while sitting or lyong) if it is strained time, rest and anti-inflamitories help. Other causes of pain in the anterior hip are arthritis, a labral tear, a hernia, or other hip joint problems. If the problem lasts more than 6 weeks you should get an xray. ...Read more

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What physical therapy exercises are appropriate for weak knees?

What physical therapy exercises are appropriate for weak knees?

Quadriceps strength: Weak knees usually refer to weak quadriceps. Simple straight leg raises and wall sits are great exercises you can do under he supervision of a therapist as well as on your own between therapy visits. Stationary bikes, swimming, short arc squats, leg extension against resistance are all additional exercises often used to strengthen the quadriceps. ...Read more

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What exercises using weights pulleys in the physical therapy?

What exercises using weights pulleys in the physical therapy?

Discuss...: Discuss with your physical therapist about your exercises and what their purpose is. Best of luck in therapy! ...Read more

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

Many: Hi: there are many and most you already know such as belt pulls, ankle lifts, jump rope, balance boards and etc. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org drmreed@footpain.Org. ...Read more

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Can particular stretching exercises help treat sciatica?

Can particular stretching exercises help treat sciatica?

Maybe: It is conventional to use exercises for the treatment of sciatica and a variety of back conditions. These exercises should be specifically tailored for your particular needs. ...Read more

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What are range of motion exercises in occupational therapy?

What are range of motion exercises in occupational therapy?

OT: Range of motion exercises are usually restricted to the upper extremity joints including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers. They typically involve isotonic exercises with theraband of varying resistances and through a range of active range of motion. ...Read more

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Does massage therapy help in your physical therapy?

Does massage therapy help in your physical therapy?

Could!: Massage therapy is very good at getting one relaxed. Tense muscles could tend to lead to strain and pain and thus inhibit recovery. It certainly could be adjuctive to the physical therapy and promote healing. If it eases your mind and relaxes you then you are more able to heal overall. ...Read more

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What is core stabilization exercises?

What is core stabilization exercises?

See below: I agree with all of the other doctors. The core exercises should be cornerstone of all exercise programs. Learn more about this type of exercise at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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Exercises for intoeing?

Exercises for intoeing?

If the intoe: Is caused by curvature of the metatarsals like in a met addicts deformity no excercise will help as this is a deformity of the curvature of the ones, if one has intoe secondary to the leg rotating inward, on occasions if you make the opposite motions and strengthen the outward rotation this may help. ...Read more

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At home ankle physical therapy exersices?

At home ankle physical therapy exersices?

Core too!: Besides the calf stretching and ankle proprioception exercises- alphabets/bosu- which are vital, a good core strengthening program will help prevent re-injury in the future. Planks, bridges, are useful single leg balance on uneven surfaces (foam, towel, etc) helps with both core strength and proprioception. ...Read more

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Will neck stretching exercises actually work?

Will neck stretching exercises actually work?

Absolutely: Movement and stretching is very useful to help disorders of the neck and spine. ...Read more

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Strengthening exercises needed please. 60?

Strengthening exercises needed please. 60?

Strength training: http://www.livestrong.com/article/328473-strength-training-for-men-over-50/.

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What are laughter therapy excercises?

What are laughter therapy excercises?

Methods of therapy: You watch a movie, people watch and notice the amusing, silly, funny, goofy, and heartwarming, the result is your mindset changes to more positive, realistic, hopeful, helpful and caring. I have clients draw a cartoon of their situation with a funny spin to it to see the humor in life. Your optimism soars and with it, your ability to problem solve and negotiate tough issues with people. ...Read more

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Biceps tendonitis, what type of physical therapy exercises are effective in treatment?

Biceps tendonitis, what type of physical therapy exercises are effective in treatment?

Stretching: The key exercises for biceps tendonitis are stretching, gentle strengthening and modalities or treatments to decrease inflammation like estim and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Rehab/strengthning exercises for MCL and lcl?

Rehab/strengthning exercises for MCL and lcl?

Knee ligaments: After you have damage your medial collateral ligament, or your lateral collateral ligament, the ligaments are stretched and or torn. The is no way to strengthen the ligament, short of repairing the tear. Rehab for ligaments include exercises to maintain your leg strength around the knee, protection of the ligament with a brace, and time for the sprain to heal. Check with your trainer. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can physical therapy make someone's gait normal again after a knee injury?

Help plz! Can physical therapy make someone's gait normal again after a knee injury?

Yes.: If your condition is one that your doctor believes would respond to physical therapy, then you should be able to regain a normal gait pattern. ...Read more

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What would be a great exercise/therapy for improving posture and general wellbeing?

What would be a great exercise/therapy for improving posture and general wellbeing?

Exercise for wellnes: All exercise will improve well being. Its the exercise that you enjoy the most that has the most benefit! ...Read more

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How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?

How to relieve tension in neck and throughout back without massage? Any tips for at home consistent therapy or exercises?

Biofeedback can: be helpful for muscle pain as well as for the anxiety and depression seen in your history. It is natural and non-invasive and can empower you to manage these conditions w/out the machines eventually. Peace and good health. Please see a licensed professional such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in biofeedback. ...Read more

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Are there any therapy exercises for trauma and bpd?

Are there any therapy exercises for trauma and bpd?

Dbt: Stands for "dialectical behavior therapy" which has many different exercises for trauma and borderline personality disorder. The therapy has individual and group therapy parts and its about building skills to help with the symptoms. Check out dbt in your area. ...Read more

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What exercises using weights pulleys in the physical therapy?

Discuss...: Discuss with your physical therapist about your exercises and what their purpose is. Best of luck in therapy! ...Read more

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If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. do for this relentless pain?

If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. do for this relentless pain?

He (she) can do lots: if your doctor is a physical medicine doctor or an osteopathic doctor. First, he can perform a thorough examination as well as diagnostic testing. Second, if the diagnosis is neurological, he can give you blocks and/or epidural steroid injections. Third, he can coordinate therapy. There are trigger point therapies, such as dry needling, spray and stretch, and manual therapies he can administer. ...Read more

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If depression didn't respond to years of therapy, all meds, exercise, and even ect, what can that person do on their own? How do they live like this?

If depression didn't respond to years of therapy, all meds, exercise, and even ect, what can that person do on their own? How do they live like this?

Bigger than breadbox: You query is too big to deal well with in a few words. I'll try. It's you not depression that will respond. It's not only the years or techniques - it's what you believe, think and feel. What others around you do and the overall circumstances of life. Knowing 0 about your life, i'm at a loss - but consider your expectations. What are you looking for? How do you expect life to go? (see comment). ...Read more

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Can i exercise while i’m having radiation therapy? I exercise almost every day, and i don’t feel right when i don’t. Now i’m about to start radiation therapy. Will i still be able to exercise?

Can i exercise while i’m having radiation therapy? I exercise almost every day, and i don’t feel right when i don’t. Now i’m about to start radiation therapy. Will i still be able to exercise?

Yes: Generally, we recommend maintaining activity during radiation therapy. Fatigue is a common complaint with radiation, active patients tend to do better. Most other symptoms with radiation therapy tend to be related to the area of the body treated. Side effects and overall recommendations would depend on region treated and if chemotherapy is required. Consult with your radiation oncologist. ...Read more

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What kind of exercise or physical therapy is for diabetics?

Exercise: A combination of a cardiovascular and resistance program would be used. The exact exercised would be based on age, obesity, type of impairment, cost, and specific likes and dislikes of the person. ...Read more

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What kinds of mental therapies and exercises are there for people with depression?

What kinds of mental therapies and exercises are there for people with depression?

Psychotherapy,: antidepressant medications, exercise (as a natural antidepressant) to name a few. Research has found that the combination of psychotherapy and medication is the treatment of choice for depression. ...Read more

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How are physical therapy exercises on a plane undertaken?

How are physical therapy exercises on a plane undertaken?

Seated or standing.: What type of injury are you rehabilitating. There are seated isometric exercises for the neck and back as well as some to prevent circulatory issues.There are simple standing stretches you could do in the aisle for back or leg pain. ...Read more

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What are physical therapy exercises for a finger?

Different ones: There are different exercises depending on what finger and what joint was involved. Using a tennis ball to squeeze is a good basic exercise. ...Read more

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What are arom and prom exercises in occupational therapy?

What are arom and prom exercises in occupational therapy?

AROM: Arom is an acronym standing for "active range of motion." that is for the individual who actively moves his extremity joint through a range of motion without any assistive help; prom is an acronym for "passive range of motion" is under the power and assistance of the therapist or examiner testing range of motion. ...Read more

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What are physical therapy exercises for a fractured fibula?

What are physical therapy exercises for a fractured fibula?

Motion and strength: A fibula fracture usually requires. Bit of immobilization which can cause stiffness nd muscle trophy. Physical therapy will help maximize functional recovery by first negating stiffness and obtaining full motion. Next, atrophy from disuse is reversed with a strengthening program. Finally, balance, endurance nd gait retraining are employed return your extremity as close o normal as possible. ...Read more

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What are physical therapy exercises for a sprained ankle?

Gradual exercise: Exercises including plantar flexion, dorsiflexion, and foot circles should be started early, once acute pain and swelling subside, to maintain range of motion. The intensity of rehabilitation is increased gradually. Ankle splints or braces can limit extremes of joint motion and allow early weight bearing while protecting against reinjury. ...Read more

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What are some double vision therapy exercises?

What are some double vision therapy exercises?

None that work: The most important issue is cause for double vision. If there is a specific nerve or muscle problem, this needs to be evaluated and treated specifically. Most patients with double vision need to patch one eye in order to read or function in a normal manner. Just trying to exercise the eyes does not help. The brain will shut off one eye to avoid confusion. ...Read more

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Physical therapy exercises for rectus femoris -?

Anterior hip pain: The rectus femoris is a muscle that overloes the front of the hip joint. It functions to help straigten the knee and flex the hip( lift the leg while sitting or lyong) if it is strained time, rest and anti-inflamitories help. Other causes of pain in the anterior hip are arthritis, a labral tear, a hernia, or other hip joint problems. If the problem lasts more than 6 weeks you should get an xray. ...Read more