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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Movement Therapy (Overview)

Movement Therapy Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help patients in their recovery from debilitating medical problems.


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Can you explain authentic movement therapy?

Interesting.: Basically it's labeling as "therapy" things we used to do for fun. Caution: removing "fun" from the description may actually inhibit its use. I suggest we return its original name: "horsing around.". ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
36 doctors shared insights

Movement Therapy (Overview)

Movement Therapy Programs are offered by healthcare facilities to help patients in their recovery from debilitating medical problems.


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Describe constraint induced movement therapy?

Describe constraint induced movement therapy?

Physical Therapy: Constraint-induced movement therapy (ci or cimt) is a form of rehabilitation therapy that improves upper extremity function in stroke and other central nervous system damage victims by increasing the use of their affected upper limb. ...Read more

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Have you ever heard of authentic movement therapy?

Interesting.: Basically it's labeling as "therapy" things we used to do for fun. Caution: removing "fun" from the description may actually inhibit its use. I suggest we return its original name: "horsing around.". ...Read more

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Is music, dance, or movement therapy covered by medical insurance?

Is music, dance, or movement therapy covered by medical insurance?

Not usually: Unfortunately these services are often not covered by most traditional insurance plans. There is always an appeal process but no guarantees. ...Read more

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Is it possible to incorporate some form of dance movement therapy into my healthy living?

Is it possible to incorporate some form of dance movement therapy into my healthy living?

Healthy Body + Mind: Keeping a healthy lifestyle is a life-time commitment--it involves the elements as pictured here. Having just physical health but poor mental health or vice versa is not truly healthy living. A balanced, healthy life needs both physical and mental health. Dance movements can provide benefits to both--fun and physically healthy! i will turn on the music and do some dancing today! live well.. ...Read more

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What therapists use movement therapy?

What therapists use movement therapy?

Yoga, tai-chi: All forms of physical therapies incorporate movements into their work-rehab regimens, but i assume you are referring to more artistic/relaxation/balance training therapies suc as yo-ga, tai-chi, dance therapy etc..There are many forms/schools of thoughts. Do your own research and find out what works for you. Eat well, sleep well, exercise regularly, live long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a chance of movement of lead in permanent implantation of interstim therapy.I am taking as much care but I am afraid of lead movement.

Is there a chance of movement of lead in permanent implantation of interstim therapy.I am taking as much care but I am afraid of lead movement.

Interstim: Interstim treats urinary retention (inability to completely empty the bladder) and the symptoms of overactive bladder, including urinary urge incontinence (leakage) and significant symptoms of urgency-frequency. Am not aware of presence of lead that will lead to human toxicity in this product. ...Read more

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My 4 years old son is suffering from uncordinated movement and loss of speech as a result of mild cp.What therapy can I offer to assist his movement?

My 4 years old son is suffering from uncordinated movement and loss of speech as a result of mild cp.What therapy can I offer to assist his movement?

Help for mild cp: A speech pathologist should be able to help your child with communication issues. In addition to verbal communication, there are technologies to help communicate. Consult a psysiatrist (rehabilitation doctor), or pediatric neurologist and a physical therapist for help with his motor activity. You may find a coordinated program by contacting the cerebral palsy association or easter seals. ...Read more

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