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Physical Therapy Exercise
Graded program: Pt for rotator cuff problems usually start out with assisted exercises to decrease pain while gradually increasing the exercises to improve painless range of motion. Once painless range of motion has been achieved specific exercises to strengthen the rotatorcuff muscles are started and then finally sports specific exercises depending on what type of sport the person would like to go back to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Conservative rx: Spondylolysis break in posterior element,pars, of vertebrae. Bilateral frxs can result in listhesis, of vertebra forward. Gr1&2 slip mild usually do not cause serious symptoms. Idiopathic, traumatic, dysplastic formsFurther degree of slip can cause pain and neurologic sxs from compression on nerves. Conservative therapy for mild forms without surgery usual rx.Rest and strengthening core muscles. ...Read more
Good idea: Global delay is typically an infant diagnosis. Unless there are progressive nutritional risks, aggressive therapy programs for weight bearing, movement, cognitive stimulation and functional activities on 5-7 day a week basis have merit. Unfortunately this is not a medical benefit and will be expensive. Some families choose 2-3 months a year of such a program and simulate it at home afterward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical Therapy for Shoulder. Exercise that stretches Neck causes nerve tingling in legs. She said this is not possible and ignored me. Any thought?
Not as 2 cause-: -but stop doing it & make appt 2 C a neurologist . ...Read more
I've been doing physical therapy, but after exercise yesterday, why would I have lower back pain radiating into my knee and front knee on the right?
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What types of exercise/physical therapy can someone with a type b lateral malleolus (ankle/fibula) fracture do to stay fit?
Two months of physical therapy to correct hunched shoulders. Now exercise at home. Still in pain and wondering what else might help?
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These are the quest-: ions to be asked from your surgeon as he(she) would be the best person to answer. So contact the surgeon. Good Luck. ...Read more
Would i need surgery if i have a overgrown bone on my lower back? It always hurts when i play sports or exercise, i find it hard to exercise sometimes. Physical therapy did not work.
Back pain in teens: The most common causes of low back pain in teens are not serious and can be treated non-operatively. Overgrown bone in the lower back can be from spinal stenosis, which is uncommon in teens. If this is present, surgery might be an option. Another cause of overgrown bone in the low back is partial fusion of the lumbar and sacral spine (Bertolotti's syndrome), which can also be treated with surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: 1) Some conditions do not seem to respond well to PT. 2) There may not be decent PT resources available. 3) The goal of PT is to teach you how to do exercises at home/in the community on your own and perhaps additional PT is not needed by you. Does this help? ...Read more
Talk to doctor: Many details needed, and would be best for you to talk to your doctor about your lack of progress at pt. ...Read more
What should I do? Please lead me on to the right direction. Hello. I feel off a balance beam when i was 10 1/2. I am now 13. First i had dorsal capolitis then i went to physical therapy and the pain started to go away. Soon i felt so well that i thought t
Please : Please go immediately to your regular doctor and explain your situation and ask for an immediate referral. You can also call your er and ask for a referral so that you can be seen immediately. I understand that you cannot wait and are in so much pain, so please tell your parents and your doctor so that you can be immediately evaluated. ...Read more
Training : A good physical therapist will evaluate physical problems and design a plan of care that addresses the specific problems a person is facing. They will also help you learn exercises appropriately to prevent further damage. A good pt program will also teach the exercises or activities to do at home to prevent problems in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends!: It depends on what your doctor ordered. I generally prescribe an exercise program to stretch and strengthen the back (the therapist instructs you in this), plus general fitness (aerobic exercise). The therapist may use other techniques, but in the end you should be able to do the exercise program on your own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer