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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pacemaker (Definition)

A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more


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What are the typical physical therapy precautions for cardiomyopathy?

What are the typical physical therapy precautions for cardiomyopathy?

Talk to your doctor: Cardiomyopathy is a complex condition with varying types and severities. The condition is generally treated and monitored by a cardiologist. There are no "typical" precautions. It is imperative that you seek indiviualized, specific recommendations from your cardiologist with respect to your particular condition. ...Read more

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S-shaped spine 70 degree Age:20 Can it be cured by brace and physical therapy No pain?

S-shaped spine 70 degree Age:20 Can it be cured by brace and physical therapy No pain?

No: Sounds like you need a surgical correction. This is ok. The surgery is very good and you will be fine. Cannot go on like this for as you age you will have many issues. Greet fixed and be fine! ...Read more

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Will physical therapy hurt?

Will physical therapy hurt?

Not usually: It is designed to help and regain normal motion and position.
After surgery or an injury there may be some pain as you start your therapy ...Read more

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How exactly does physical therapy work?

How exactly does physical therapy work?

Improve function: The goal of physical therapy is to restore function of affected parts of the body. It requires passive or active mobilization of groups of muscles or soft tissue (tendons, ligaments)and treatment of the inflammation with different exercises, movements, technics or machines. They use heat or cold, electrical stimulation, ultrasound waves, weights, massage or others. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get a physical therapy license?

Are there good ways to get a physical therapy license?

See below: You must attend school and get a degree in physical therapy and then take national exams and a state licensing exam. ...Read more

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What should I expect to pay for physical therapy for my back?

Costs vary.: Specific treatment used determine cost. At many clinics, each thing done can generate a charge. There is no flat fee unless you negotiate that ahead of time. ...Read more

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What would be the recommended timeline for speech and physical therapy?

Depends: Speech and physical therapists will work with a patient towards acheiving short and long term goals. They will base their treatment on continuing to make progress towards these established goals. The therapies are usually completed when the patient has achieved their goals or progress has plateaued insurance policies may impose limitations on the total number of therapy visits in a calendar year. ...Read more

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Is water physical therapy effective?

Is water physical therapy effective?

Can be: Water or aquatic physical therapy can be very effective, especially when we want to minimize weight bearing but want to maintain resistance. It is also a very effective form of exercise for those who have difficulty with full weight bearing. ...Read more

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What does physical therapy for TMJ entail?

What does physical therapy for TMJ entail?

See Link: I found a link about the exercises for TMJ and want to share them with you because this works.

http://iris. Nyit. Edu/~hmakofsk/hep. Pdf. ...Read more

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What is aquatic physical therapy; who uses it?

What is aquatic physical therapy; who uses it?

Exercise in a pool: Pool therapy is generally used for people who can't tolerate land based physical therapy. The water lessens the load gravity puts on the body. ...Read more

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What are some good colleges for physical therapy?

What are some good colleges for physical therapy?

I agree with this: Http://grad-schools. Usnews. Rankingsandreviews. Com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/physical-therapy-rankings

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Please describe a good physical therapy equipment?

Please describe a good physical therapy equipment?

No equipment: The best physical therapy involves posture and activity reeducation, stretching, strengthening and working on the floor, with mars balls and rubberbands. You don't need any fancy equipment, just a good therapist. ...Read more

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Occupational/physical therapy --what is difference?

In brief: They way our wonderful therapists at jefferson university hospital in philadelphia explain it to the incoming resident class:
physical therapists work on making sure you can walk or get across the room. Occupational therapists make sure you can dress and wash yourself before you walk across the room. ...Read more

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What does ocs certification in physical therapy mean?

Well trained!: Ocs (orthopedic clinical specialist) means that the p.T. Has achieved a higher level of training; and has a certain level of expertise above and beyond the base certification. It means you are in 'good hands'; literally. ...Read more

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What kind of physical therapy good for costochondritis?

Costochondritis: Consider gentle massage, modalities, progressive flexibility, and stabilization approach. ...Read more

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How are physical therapy exercises on a plane undertaken?

How are physical therapy exercises on a plane undertaken?

Seated or standing.: What type of injury are you rehabilitating. There are seated isometric exercises for the neck and back as well as some to prevent circulatory issues. There are simple standing stretches you could do in the aisle for back or leg pain. ...Read more

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What physical therapy is recommended for bilateral spondylolisthesis?

What physical therapy is recommended for bilateral spondylolisthesis?

Core stabilization: Physical fitnes weight management and core stabilization as well as pelvic floor strengthening are likely important. Furthermore most people are worse in either spine extension or flexion so strengthening in the opposite direction is helpful. See a physical therapist who specializes in the spine. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I was discharged from physical therapy prematurely?

What do you advise if I was discharged from physical therapy prematurely?

Do By Yourself: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. You may want to see a pain/spine specialist as well. ...Read more

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Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

Deoends: Technically, there is not one syndrome called "groin syndrome." groin pain can result from adductor tendonitis, a sports hernia, an inguinal hernia, hip joint problems, osteitis pubis, pubic bone stress fractures & pelvic nerve problems...Just to name a few. Physical therapy can be helpful for tendonitis, some hip joint issues & sports hernias, but it's always best to get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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


Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Physiotherapy (Definition)

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