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Home Rehabilitation Exercises For A Broken Upper Humerus
Consult specialist: Particularly with vestibular rehab, one wants to have someone there with you to test exercises and your response. There are good chiropractors and physical therapists focused on this type of rehab. ...Read more
Task of daily living: A thorough low vision evaluation will conclude with recommendations for devices and techniques for improving a person's ability to cope with diminished vision. This can include cooking, sewing, reading, tv viewing, adjusting the thermostat and many other everyday activities which are difficult for people with impaired eyesight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anaerobic & aerobic: The exact exercises will depend on a number of factors. These include the exercise options at the facility, types of instructors, equipment, etc. However, the program itself should include both anerobic or resistance training like weights for strength as well as some activities aimed at increasing aerobic capacity as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant monitoring: It depends on what stage of rehab one is in, but at the beginning (stage 1) an individual is exercising under constant supervision with telemetry and frequent vital signs. As one progresses, the exercise intensity increases and frequency of vitals decrwase. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do doc use medicine to treat pt in physical medicine n rehabilitation? Or only machine n exercise help pt?
All options: Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians use all the options available to treat function problems. This may include prescribing medications, physical or occupational therapy, speech or language therapy, injections, etc. It all depends on the problem being treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain Injury: Rehabilitation after a traumatic brain injury depends on the deficit. However, a multi-discipline approach with physical, occupational and speech therapy is needed. The treatment depends on the injury. Seek help through your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
TBI treatment: Brain injury can cause many different types of cognitive and emotional deficits. The first step is to establish what the deficits are by having a neuropsychological evaluation. Then speech and cognitive therapists will help provide exercises and routines to improve or manage these deficits. ...Read more
Which vitamins, minerals or anything else help/facilitate rehabilitation herniated disc. Also be thankful for any links to physical exercises or smth.
I had surgery on my humerus bone which is my right arm by the bicep, now my arm will not straighten out all the way. What exercises can I do?
Stretching exercises: After your orthopedic surgeon approves exercise, you should begin rom (range of motion) that aims at improving your extension to match the other arm, if possible. Contractures develop anytime there is prolonged immobilization, so gradual increasing stretching to the point of pain should help. ...Read more
What is best test for massive stroke? 92 year old with prior mild left cva who largely recovered with ric and rehabilitation at hospital and at home
Excercises: Work on resistive excercises focused on strengthening your rotator cuff or muscles around your shoulder and then do triceps and biceps excercises. You can work against a rubber band as light waistbands at first. Your fracture should be healed and you should consult with your doctor and physical therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are exercises that will help me regain muscles lost after a humerus fracture and which muscles are affected?
Rehab: Humerus fractures can result in functional problems with all joints of the upper extremity, including the shoulder and scapula, the elbow, even the wrist, forearm, and hand. Rehab should take all of these areas into consideration. Depending on how long the arm was incapacitated, regain of full function can be lengthy. Probably best to spend some time with a or ot. Stick with it. Good luck! ...Read more
30 weeks u/s measurements. Bpd: 70mm, femur: 61mm, hc: 250 ac: 236, hl/bpd 0.7, humerus: 48.8. Is this bad if so, to what extent
Measurements: Consult your OB gyn. This data is charted to assign a % rank for growth, as related to your dates. It will also calculate a "fetal weight". This data should be used with caution as 3rd trimester us is only accurate to within +/- 3 wks and +/- a pound (which is a huge margin of error for a 4lb fetus!). This is only one factor of many to eval a pregnancy, so don't place too much emphasis on it. ...Read more
Not always: Physical rehabilitation is a general term for a group of treatments that are used for a variety of medical problems. Examples would be teaching someone to walk again with a stroke or amputation, rehabbing someone after a total knee or hip replacement, strengthening the muscles of an elderly person with weakness or hundreds of other conditions. It is not necessarily painful however can be at times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Restoring function: Spine rehabilitation is a set of measures aimed at restoring a normal function of the spine - range of motion, endurance, diminishing of pain, etc. Approaches taken in spine rehabilitation depend on the specific problem and its extent and include physical therapy, massage, spine injections, home exercise program, use of assisting devices and certain medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Assist the blind: The va hospitals have rehabilitation programs for a variety of dysfunctions and blindness is one of the core programs. Your va ophthalmologist can direct you to this assistance which is a valuable part of their program. ...Read more