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Doctor insights on: Home Rehabilitation Exercises For A Broken Upper Humerus

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How to tell what are good vestibular rehabilitation exercises?

How to tell what are good vestibular rehabilitation exercises?

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

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Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What are some cardiac rehabilitation exercises?

What are some cardiac rehabilitation exercises?

See below.: Treadmill and exercise bicycling are the most often utilized modalities. In addition hand weights are helpful for upper body conditioning. All exercise is monitored and supervised to achieve optimal intensity. ...Read more

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How does low-vision rehabilitation at home improve vision?

How does low-vision rehabilitation at home improve vision?

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 more

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What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

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 more

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What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

What are good rehabilitation exercises for an inflamed hip-joint feel?

See a therapist: Several exercises can help with this. They need to be directly taught to you. I suggest you see a physcal therapist. ...Read more

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Besides exercise, what else should be included in a heart failure rehabilitation program?

Besides exercise, what else should be included in a heart failure rehabilitation program?

Diet & meds: Heart rehab program is not only exercise, but rather a regimen that includes exercise, life style modifications, such as low cholesterol and low salt diet as well as taking medication to support heart muscle. ...Read more

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What precautions are taken before and after exercise during a cardiac rehabilitation program?

What precautions are taken before and after exercise during a cardiac rehabilitation program?

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 more

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Do doc use medicine to treat pt in physical medicine n rehabilitation? Or only machine n exercise help pt?

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 more

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What are some rehabilitation exercises to do after a traumatic brain injury?

What are some rehabilitation exercises to do after a traumatic brain injury?

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 more

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Could you tell me what are good rehabilitation exercises to do after a traumatic brain injury?

Could you tell me what are good rehabilitation exercises to do after a traumatic brain injury?

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

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Which vitamins, minerals or anything else help/facilitate rehabilitation herniated disc. Also be thankful for any links to physical exercises or smth.

Which vitamins, minerals or anything else help/facilitate rehabilitation herniated disc. Also be thankful for any links to physical exercises or smth.

Stay fit: No particular vitamins, just stay healthy. Don't do heavy lifting, instead stay active, strengthen your core and back muscles (good to work with physical therapist). If you smoke then quit. If heavy then lose weight. All the best! ...Read more

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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?

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

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What exercises will help me build back muscles after a humerus fracture?

What exercises will help me build back muscles after a humerus fracture?

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 more

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What are exercises that will help me regain muscles lost after a humerus fracture and which muscles are affected?

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

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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

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

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Is physical rehabilitation painful?

Is physical rehabilitation painful?

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 more

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What is spine rehabilitation exactly?

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 more

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What are the va blind rehabilitation services?

What are the va blind rehabilitation services?

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