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How Do I Know If I Should See A Massage Therapist Or A Chiropractor
See an MD: You should not see either of these providers until your issue such as pain or injury, has been evaluated by your family doctor and perhaps an orthopod. Use their recommendation for the next step which is likely to be a physical therapist. Massage therapist provide a gentle comfortable massage. Chiropractors provide a strenuous, sometimes dangerous massage and no cures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds and therapy. There is no shame in getting help. Evryone needs help for something at times. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure: A chiropractic is one option. I take care of a lot of traps as an acupuncturist. I care for a lot of men in the military & athletes. What they love for painful traps is gua sha. I have strong hands- & I use a buffalo horn to scrape the trap repeatedly. It ends up bruised with blebs on the skin - but it is the pain that you learn to love - it can really break down trigger points & speed healing. ...Read more
If your sure about: The diagnosis. Otherwise get investigated by seeing your pcp, then decide who you want to see. Good luck. ...Read more
Orthopedic spine MD.: see an orthopedic spine specialist, who could examine you, get xrays, and formulate a treatment plan for you. ...Read more
Can i get a job as a therapist/social worker with an a.A.S? If not what steps do I take next? I want to be a psychologist but I have years to go help!
Depends on job: Some agencies will have positions available for associate degrees, but you'll be competing with bs degrees. To become a psychologist, you need a phd or psyd. That means a bs, doctorate, internship, and "residence". There are several social work degrees that require less time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It all depends.: One would need to know more about the "tendinitis". Inflammation caused by an injury would probably be best evaluated by a physician first. In all likely hood, he will direct you to a physical therapist if necessary. I would be okay if a patient sought treatment from a therapist for inflammation of a non-traumatic origination. Mild inflammation can easily be treated with NSAID, ice and /or heat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i cannot tell if I have a mental disorder or not, advice or insight would be really nice?
Consider seeing a: Psychologist for a diagnostic evaluation. Explain your specific concerns. Take care. ...Read more
I get severe depression around my period. I sometimes think harmful things and want to see a therapist. What should I ask a therapist?
I think i have a dislocated jaw & i want to get it check and fixed.Do i have to see a dentist or just go to a regular clinic will do or the hospital?
Neither: Regular dentists often don't know much about the jaw joint. "Regular clinics" and ERs ditto. See an oral surgeon or TMJ-orofacial pain expert to help evaluate and treat your problem. A TMJ-oro-facial pain expert can be general dentist, an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist. Ask your physician, dentist or dental society for a recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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