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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Physical Therapy (Definition)

Physical therapy can provide back exercises to relieve tension on discs and nerves in the back in order ...Read more


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Pain management doctors in 21230 area for the spine with post op surgery pain?

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Pain management doctors in 21230 area for the spine with post op surgery pain?

Pain doctor: We can contact your insurance for the list of pain specialists in your area. There are a few big pain centers such as university of maryland pain center, johns hopkins university pain center ..... ...Read more

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Which is a doctors group in physiotherapy? Rehab or ortho?

Which is a doctors group in physiotherapy? Rehab or ortho?

Both: Both specialties work very closely with physical therapists in guiding the diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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What training is needed to do sports medicine in orthopedic surgery?

What training is needed to do sports medicine in orthopedic surgery?

5yr + 1yr fellowship: Othropaedic residency traing is 5 years and includes a significant amount of sports medicine. Those physicians looking to focus more on that aspect of orthopaedics can do a one year fellowship in sports medicine, after they complete their residency. ...Read more

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I went to the orthopedic np for knee pain. My MRI and x-rayshowed patellar tilt and hematoma. Treatment suggested:knee brace/warm compress. Should i go to a sports med or an orthopedic md for second opinion?

I went to the orthopedic np for knee pain. My MRI and x-rayshowed patellar tilt and hematoma. Treatment suggested:knee brace/warm compress. Should i go to a sports med or an orthopedic md for second opinion?

Patellar tilt: Both can be good so long as they listen & do a good exam. Consider transverse ct to evaluate tilt. Also evaluate medial patellofemoral ligament integrity and patellar surface integrity. ...Read more

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What spine md evaluates harrington rod pt (poor surgical candidate) for increasing leg weakness? Physiatrist , orthopod, neurosurgeon? Xrays best?

What spine md evaluates harrington rod pt (poor surgical candidate) for increasing leg weakness?  Physiatrist , orthopod, neurosurgeon?  Xrays best?

Leg weakness: Your question is complex because there are many possible reasons for leg weakness, from sites in the brain to cervical cord to thoracic cord, to cauda equina, to peripheral nerve or neuromuscular problems. My first suggestion would be to see a neurologist who can evaluate more broadly first and work up and then direct or refer to an appropriate surgeon. ...Read more

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Have ddd w/ numbness in legs(&weakness)& hands. Lots of pain and impairment in movement. Tried pt & injections. Drs. Want to referr me to surgeon?

Have ddd w/ numbness in legs(&weakness)& hands. Lots of pain and impairment in movement. Tried pt & injections. Drs. Want to referr me to surgeon?

Reasonable: Pain and impairment of function can indicate more serious compression of nerves, including spinal cord. The neurosurgeon can determine whether this is the case, and whether surgery can be helpful in relieving your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have chronic neck and back pain, possibly fibromayalgia.I need to find a good pain management doctor in south houston. Any recommendations?

I have chronic neck and back pain, possibly fibromayalgia.I need to find a good pain management doctor in south houston. Any recommendations?

Fellowship and board: A fellowship trained specialist in pain who has been boarded and recognized by the american board of medical specialties would help identify someone who was properly trained and certified in pain. ...Read more

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Are physiatrist who did the physiotheraphy, are medical doctor?It is possible to further study for specialist in that course for medical student?

Are physiatrist who did the physiotheraphy, are medical doctor?It is  possible to further study for specialist in that course for medical student?

Physiatrist: A physiatrist is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. It is an md or do that has done 4 years of residency after medical school. For more information check out www.Aapmr.Org. ...Read more

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Chiropractors, massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy - which is the best treatment for back pain?

All and none: Everything depends what is the cause for pain. If your family doctors rules out serious pathology, i.e. Fracture, cancer, infection, etc., then try acupuncture, pt, chiropractor, depending on your preferences. Stay away from motrin, alive, celebrex, (celecoxib) etc. There is no inflammation with back pain. Use of this type of drugs actually proven to delay healing in spite of "helping"(more like masking) pain. ...Read more

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My bro has a sciatica pain to which docyor we should consult a neuro surgeon ;a foc in pain management or an orthopedic?

My bro has a sciatica pain to which docyor we should consult a neuro surgeon ;a foc in pain management or an orthopedic?

Specialist: Numerous specialties can address the problem. I am pain specialist and feel it is most appropriate. If there is severe weakness or bowel or bladder issues then see surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to help muscle pain in chest/shoulder area?

What's the doctor's recommendation to help muscle pain in chest/shoulder area?

Stretching and relax: Stretching the involved muscle will contol the pain. Also if you can relax the muscle the generate the pain you will free of the pain. You mihg combine the two techniques. ...Read more

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Are there any doctors in greenville, sc area with a joint urology and gynecology specialty?

Are there any doctors in greenville, sc area with a joint urology and gynecology specialty?

Urogynecology: I would check with greenville health system's gynecology department for urogynecology: http://www.Ghssurgery.Org/urogynecology.Php dr. Jeffrey p. Garris is listed there: http://www.Ghssurgery.Org/dr-jeffrey-b-garris.Php. ...Read more

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Need help choosing a doctor? Is orthopedic or physical medicine doc better for back pain?

Need help choosing a doctor?  Is orthopedic or physical medicine doc better for back pain?

Back pain: Depends on the physician not the specialty. Excellent back specialists in both specialties. Would ask around, check health grades, ask you primary care provider. ...Read more

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, best treatment for arthritic pain in lower back?

, best treatment for arthritic pain in lower back?

Weight loss/rehab: Loose weight if you are over weight do physical therapy and rehab see a specialist. ...Read more

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Why should I consider physical medicine and rehabilitation in treatment?

Function: A physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists (physiatrist) man job is to help someone be as functional despite their physical impairments. The goal of treatment is to improve someone with as conservative yet aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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I need a dentist in the chicago area that specializes in dental splints. ?

I need a dentist in the chicago area that specializes in dental splints. ?

TMJ expert: You want a TMJ expert to evaluate and treat you. With a splint or one of a number of treatment modalities. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Where can I find a pain management doctor in pa ?

Hospital or family d: Most hospitals have referral lines. Your family doctor should know who is in your area. Most communities have "acadamies" of medicine that will list members by specialty. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Physiotherapy (Definition)

Physiotherapy programs, or physical therapy, work to improve movement capacity in those recovering ...Read more