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Physical Therapy Treatment For A Parietal Subdural Hematoma
No.: Removal of the hematoma and relieving pressure on the brain is the treatment for subdural hematomas.See 3 more doctor answers
Inner, upper thigh hematoma : could this be caused by muscle stress in physical therapy when working on going up and down steps...How to treat pain.?
Hematoma: Hematoma of the upper is usually associated with a direct or indirect injury; if no associated injury or overuse please look for coagulopathy..
Different: A hematoma is like a bruise or collection of blood from a trauma. In parietal hematoma this is in the parietal lobe of the brain, so it is in the brain tissue itself. A subdural hematoma is just under the dura mater one of the coverings of the brain so it is up close to the skull.
Hematoma- blood coll: Hematoma is collection of blood somewhere in the body...anywhere in the body....it's called a hematoma. Parietal tells us the location (Parietal lobe of the brain) usually due to high blood pressure while Subdural hematoma means collection of blood below the level of the DURAL cover of the covering of the brain called the meninges...often times traumatic cause but also often can be spontaneous.
Subdural hematoma: If small and not causing a shift of brain structures in the skull, observation may be all that is necessary. If there is indication that the subdural hematoma is growing or causing symptoms due to increased pressure in the head, surgical drainage is the treatment.See 2 more doctor answers
I have a history of blood clots and had a subdural hematoma a year ago. Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy for a stem cell procedure for my back a bad idea?
Please read this: Article on approved uses of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy vs. False claims of its efficacy. I'm not sure I understand what you've been told it will help, but it doesn't help " back problems" or a bleeding diathesis. It does, however, have potential side effects, some serious. See: www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm364687.htm for the 13 approved uses for HBOT, false claims & side effects.
Is physiotherapy including isometric/static exercises and ultrasound therapy good for bone bruise?
How about ice: And an antiinflammatory? I would be interested in knowing what body part and what was the injury?
What is the duration for the physical therapy treatment for cervical disk herniations, and is physical therapy needed, or home exercises are enough?
Highly individual: Many, if not most, patients will benefit from physical therapy as part of conservative therapy for a herniated cervical disc. Pain control medicines, muscle relaxants & anti-inflammatories are first line.Physical therapists can instruct in avoiding painful positions & appropriate exercise as well as treat with ice/heat, traction, ultrasound, TENS, bracing. Home therapy follows after a few sessionsSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult: This is a tough one. Itb symptoms can be very difficult to treat and often times persistent pt and time are the best answer. Topical nsaids such as voltaren gel or Flector Patch (diclofenac) may help. Consider massage therapy. Tens units (electrical stimulation) sometimes help. Lastly, local steroid injections are an option as well.
My doctor sent me to physical therapy. I didn't want to delay treatment so I could find the costs. Should have to pay thousands for 4 hours of pt?
Shop around: If you are paying out of pocket for pt shop around for the best care with the cost being a consideration. The referring doctor should be able to refer you to several different therapy places they have sent patients to before. "thousands" implies the cost for 4 hours is at least $2000 meaning 500/hour that seems a bit steep (to be diplomatic). ;-).
Walking and more: Physical therapy is central to recovery. Standing and walking, with assistance, is usually started within 24 hrs. Beyond that, specific therapy protocols are tailored to the individual patient. In general, exercises are chosen to strengthen and stretch muscles like stair climbing and bending. Cycling and swimming, not running, are often introduced within months. Talk with your doctor for specifics.See 1 more doctor answer
Post THA PT protocol: It depend on the type of approach you had for your total hip. You should consult with your surgeon and physical therapist to determine the correct protocol.
Lots of exercise: You will need to strengthen the muscles around your hip. You will lift it in multiple directions, and walk on it ("weight bear") to get used to the new conditions. You may get on a stationary bike to aid in motion. You may have some motion precautions in the early stages, depending on the surgeon's approach to the hip.See 2 more doctor answers
I have knee tendonitis. Prescribed physical therapy. Had electro therapy on the knee, they want 8 sessions. Does this sound like the right treatment?
Tendonitis: Hi, sounds right, good luck.Get a more detailed answer ›
Integrate: The cause for the sciatica should be delineated first. Physical therapy is an important first step in most cases. In more severe or refractory cases, injection is indicated. In my opinion, the combination of injections and physical therapy is likely to be more effective than either one alone.See 1 more doctor answer
There are variations: But it will focus on strengthening, range of motion increase and teaching proper mechanics and posture. You can read more about it at: www. Spine-health. Com hope that helps!
Had left side and right side treatment for bilateral possioning vertigo. Dr said if this don't work then physical therapy. What do I expect?
Will I need physical therapy after hip resurfacing? Will I need ongoing treatment such as physical therapy after my hip resurfacing procedure? .
PT: Physical therapy is very beneficial to aid your recovery after hip resurfacing. Your orthopaedic surgeon can prescribe the pt for you. Regular participation in therapy and independent exercises will help facilitate your recovery.
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