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How can rehabilitation medicine help manage tremors?

How can rehabilitation medicine help manage tremors?

Muscle ups...: Typically, tremors are usually treated by a neurologist; or managed with medications...And sometimes even the medications themselves are the cause of the tremors. Rehab medicine plays a role in strengthening the muscles and thus toning up the neurology at the local level. Hope this addresses your post. Cheers! ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

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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How can physical therapy help manage tension headaches?

How can physical therapy help manage tension headaches?

Multiple Ways: By addressing muscle issues such as spasm and trigger points. By teaching propper ergonomics and posture. ...Read more

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How can physical medicine help with a stroke?

How can physical medicine help with a stroke?

Many benefits: Physical medicine (a medical specialty known as physiatry) can provide stroke rehabilitation by strength training, core strengthening, gait training, coordination training, assisting with activities of daily living (adl's) etc. All of these are to assist in improving or maintaining independence. ...Read more

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How can I use physical medicine to help control diabetes?

How can I use physical medicine to help control diabetes?

Physical medicine: Weight control is a major factor in diabetes, and proper exercise. A healty life style. Professionals can help you with this. ...Read more

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How can you treat depression with alternative medicine ?

How can you treat depression with alternative medicine ?

Depression treatment: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Improve Physical Health, Emotional Health, Intellectual Health, and Spiritual Health. Have Balanced Diet. Drink lot of water. Have regular bowel habits. Have good sleep. Exercise-walk, hike, swim Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery,Yoga, Meditation Do Tai Chi and Qigong Feel Blessings of your Body and Mind. Feel Wonders of Universe. ...Read more

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How many health care providers can help me manage withdrawal?

How many health care providers can help me manage withdrawal?

Manage withdrawal: If its a staright forward withdrawal then you only need you pain management md or pmd. If you have other issues that may complicate this then you should have a counselor, a psychologist, perhaps psychiatrist, addictionologist. ...Read more

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How can I find biofeedback to control tremor?

How can I find biofeedback to control tremor?

Carefully: As with all alternative therapies, there is alot of invalid information. You do a google search for a local biofeedback therapist, ask them questions about certification, results and references if your doctor does not know of anyone. There are therapist that work out of neurology and urology offices so you may want to call the local specialist to ask them. ...Read more

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How can a respiratory therapist help me manage my oxygen levels?

How can a respiratory therapist help me manage my oxygen levels?

Treatments.: Respiratory therapists provide treatments of all types; some requiring machines call ventilators. If you have 'pulmonary'(lung) concerns then speak with your doctor; you may need to see a lung doctor(pulmonologist). ...Read more

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How can physical therapy help children with torticollis?

How can physical therapy help children with torticollis?

See below: The pt will allow stretching and strengthening of the neck muscles. ...Read more

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How can exercise help cure parkinson's?

Does help: No cure, but the russian experience showed that good exercise and physical therapy could stabilize the disease for a while in absence of anti-parkinsonian drugs. We do know when a pt with neurological disease becomes less active, that it is tougher to get going again. So, we do encourage exercise in parkinson's. (oops, i forgot my exercise today!). ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat addiction without rehab?

How can I effectively treat addiction without rehab?

Self help : Programs are everywhere and for almost every type of addiction . Find a 12 step program that addresses your drug of choice or behavior that is the problem. ...Read more

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What medication can help with essential tremors?

What medication can help with essential tremors?

Beta blockers: Most neurologists will start with propanolol or another beta blocker for et. Other meds worth trying include primidone, and medium acting benzodiazepines. Talk to your neurologist. ...Read more

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What medication is best to help control tourettes? Can certain activity to helo focus help control tics?

What medication is best to help control tourettes? Can certain activity to helo focus help control tics?

Depends: Some medications are effective at treating tics. A commonly used one is clonidine and I have also had success with topiramate. If the tics are associated with ADHD, guanfacine is another choice. There are others so it would be best to speak with your physician for further guidance. ...Read more

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How can oriental medicine help cancer?

How can oriental medicine help cancer?

Unlikely: I am not aware of controlled trials of oriental medicine for the treatment of cancer, therefore can not answer your question. I trust you mean to ask if oriental medicine helps patients with cancer. ...Read more

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How can talk therapy cure anxiety ?

How can  talk therapy cure anxiety ?

Talk Therapy That...: Goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read more

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How is behavioral therapy used to help treat addiction?

How is behavioral therapy used to help treat addiction?

Conditioning for one: Addiction describes the psychological need to engaged in a certain behavior, use a certain substance, or something similar and can involve a large variety of entities. Over time an addict has closely associated the substance or behavior with postive reinforcement. The most common example would be euphoria from a drug. The key is to extinguish the behavior by having a negative reinforcement instead. ...Read more

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What specialists can help treat autism?

What specialists can help treat autism?

A wide range: Autism creates so many types of problems that many specialists may be needed, including speech and language therapists, behavioral therapists, teachers, psychologists, occupational therapists, and psychiatrists. There is no true cure for the disorder, so treatments usually focus on fostering developing of delayed skills and minimizing behavioral problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more