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Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health or a useful life.

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Dr. Ram Dandillaya answered:

What is cardiac rehab?

A heart program

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It is a medically supervised program for patients after cardiac surgery or angioplasty that has been shown to increase survival and improve strength and confidence. Make sure you ask your doctor about this if you recently had cardiac surgery or procedures!
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Why is knee rehab painful?

Inflammation

When a jont is injured, the lining of the joing is inflammed and the tendons, ligaments and muscles also get stressed and inflammed. When restoration of function is attempted and motion is induced and stretching occurs, there is activation of pain fibers. That is why a therapist is needed to guide you through this. Medications and pain alleviating measures may be needed to accomplish end goal.
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Dr. Susana Duncan answered:

Who works at rehab centers?

Medical personel

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Rehab centers typically cater to people with injuries requiring in patient rehabilitation. Thus you will find Physiatrists, probably a consulting neurologist, neurosurgeon and orthopedist; pain specialist, speech therapist, occupational and physical therapist and assistant therapist, and nursing staff. There are often psychologists and psychiatrists.
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What is cardiac rehab like?

Exercise/education

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Cardiac Rehab is a supervised exercise program of gradually increasing intensity. Patients who have had a heart attack, coronary angioplasty or coronary artery bypass surgery are encouraged to enroll in these programs. Most insurances cover these programs because of their ability to speed recovery and decrease recurrent disease.
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tips for post stroke rehab?

Go slow

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Slow & steady wins this race. Continuing with a rehab plan set out by the doctor & therapist leads to the best result
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What is rehab like for meth?

No different from

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rehab for anything else, mostly. Rehabilitation involves learning alternative coping skills, learning how to use a support system, and living a life free of drugs and alcohol, and is really pretty much the same no matter whether it is alcohol, methamphetamine or heroin. There may be some specific issues with methamphetamine (like dental problems, premature aging) that are dealt with.
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I need rehab, who can I call?

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Your primary doctor would be a great place to start
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How can rehab prevent injuries?

Strengthening

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By strengthening the muscles that support the joints, and the back, rehab can make it less likely that you will reinjure the same area.
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Dr. Daniel Mass answered:

Ruptured tendon rehab possible?

Yes and no

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Rehab is possible for a small rotator cuff tear. Surgery is necessary for a bicep, Achilles or patellar tendon rupture
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Dr. Rick Koch answered:

Why is cardiac rehab important?

Getting

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Cardiac patients back to regular exercise under monitored conditions is vital to long term good health
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