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I agreed to meet with a physio and now I don't want to go anymore, what do I do?

I am not sure: What is meant by the abbreviation "physio". However, if you no longer wish to see a medical provider of any type - I would tell them upfront. ...Read more

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Had medial epicondylitis for 3 month, had physio was getting better but now it's started to get worse again. What should I do?

Had medial epicondylitis for 3 month, had physio was getting better but now it's started to get worse again. What should I do?

Get to an: Orthopedic surgeon. Oral and topical anti inflammatory agents could help. Also speak with your PT for exercise, stimulation, and activities to avoid. ...Read more

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Can you have physio on a fractured cheekbone?

Can you have physio on a fractured cheekbone?

Cheek fracture: The zygomatic fracture may be nondisplaced and allow some exercise to displaced and need surgery. Go to a maxillo facial expert to make the call. ...Read more

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When should I start physio after trochenteric bursectomy?

When should I start physio after trochenteric bursectomy?

Soon: For a simple byrsectomy you can begin right away protecting only the wounds. You should be guided by your surgeon in case he did something more unusual. ...Read more

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Will a partial thickness shoulder tear heal with cortisone & physio?

Will a partial thickness shoulder tear heal with cortisone & physio?

Yes: Yes, that approach often provides symptomatic relief and return of function.

If you want more information on the cortisone injection, check out this link:

http://youtu. Be/zwyzfqnine4. ...Read more

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I suffer from clicking ankles is there any physio exercises that I can do to help with it.?

I suffer from clicking ankles is there any physio exercises that I can do to help with it.?

Yes, there is: You should see a physical therapist. They can give you calf and ankle exercises to strengthen the muscles. ...Read more

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Do I need physio for a pinched sciatic nerve or will exercise and medication bring relief and actually release the nerve?

Do I need physio for a pinched sciatic nerve or will exercise and medication bring relief and actually release the nerve?

You don't need phiso: If the nerve is just pinched, then it mayheal by itself. The therapy may help it heal sooner and reduce the inflamation ...Read more

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Iv got a 3.5 CM grade 2 tear of my soleus with a full time physio how long can I expect to be back in full competition cheers?

Iv got a 3.5 CM grade 2 tear of my soleus with a full time physio how long can I expect to be back in full competition cheers?

Prolonged PT: This is a significant injury. I would expect that you will be non weight bearing on that foot and leg for a least 6 - 8 weeks
physical therapy would be vital during that time.
A return to "full competions" would require to type of competion. If running and jumping were involved, I would estimate a minimum of three months off competion. ...Read more

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Our physio says someone with "Chronic Overbreathing" won't get bad symptoms until they try to slow their breathing down. Is this true?

Our physio says someone with "Chronic Overbreathing" won't get bad symptoms until they try to slow their breathing down. Is this true?

Chronic Over-breathi: Weird DX. That is the pathology not reducing to normal 16-18 or so breaths per minute. Hyperventilation (over breathing) reduces you blood CO2 and reduces the acidity in the blood causing nerve conduction problems, dizziness and even fainting. Someone has the wrong idea. ...Read more

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Had medial epicondylitis for 3 month, had physio was getting better but now it's started to get worse again. Not sure if my doctors will help me?

REST REST REST: REST = avoidance of anything and EVERYthing that aggravates it - "you can put out a fire by adding more wood to it". ... once the soreness is under control, healing may take another 4-8 weeks - I know sounds impossible but it is the only true way to get this to heal ...Read more

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If a sprain is slow to heal and gets resprained, is there going to be permanent damage or is it possible to reverse all damage with time and physio?

If a sprain is slow to heal and gets resprained, is there going to be permanent damage or is it possible to reverse all damage with time and physio?

Let me help: Sprain and re-sprain could leave some damage to the ligament of the joint and also make the healing process take longer time. The advise to treat the sprain correctly from the first time.. ...Read more

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Have medial epicondylitis for past 6 weeks, having physio. I work in a nursery am wondering go much I should be doing eg lifting kids and nappies etc?

Have medial epicondylitis for past 6 weeks, having physio. I work in a nursery am wondering go much I should be doing eg lifting kids and nappies etc?

Rest it: If it is not getting better then you are probably doing too much lifting. I had the same thing and it took months to heal. Not till I stopped lifting much of anything with my hand facing down did it get better. Be patient and give it as much rest as you can and give it time. Good luck. ...Read more

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I’ve have a for the first time a simple rotary cuff injury that was x-rayed & said it is just an inflamed injury, the doc decided physio wasn’t requir?

I’ve have a for the first time a simple rotary cuff injury that was x-rayed & said it is just an inflamed injury, the doc decided physio wasn’t requir?

See below: If you have inflammation in the rotator cuff
or tendonitis, you most likely won't need surgery
you can probably calm down your symptoms with rest, ice, nsaid, cortisone and/or physical therapy
if you have a tear, you are most likely to require surgical treatment if you are symptomatic. ...Read more

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Is physio-burn product from GNC affective? And what are side effects

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Is physio-burn product from GNC affective? And what are side effects

Doubtful: Most if not all dietary supplements such as the one in question are manufactured & sold without any demonstration of safety or effectiveness, at least to the degree required by drug manufacturers. Testimonials are not adequate proof of either safety or effectiveness. I looked over 2 websites purportedly reviewing this product. The writing was laughably near identical. Caveat emptor. Buyer beware. ...Read more