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Rehabilitation From Tenditinits
Standard total knee recovery: Zimmer’s nexgen® complete knee solution lps-flex fixed bearing knee is a type of total knee implant. Zimmer states that it is the first knee approved for 155 degrees of flexion. You can expect a 1-3 day hospital stay. Depending on your surgeon's preference...You usually work with physical therapy in the inpatient stay and after discharge will require some sort of continued pt. I tell all my patients that swelling and sensation of fullness my be normal for several months after surgery. The specific rehab program that you need will depend on your preoperative activity level and your expectations for activity after knee replacement. Tka surgery is very successful in regards to pain relief of arthritis pain. ...Read more
Skilled Care: A rehab facility will provide several types of skilled care. This usually includes therapy, from a physical therapist, occupational therapist and possibly speech therapist. This may be for 2-3 hours a day. It will also include skilled nursing care. Patients reside in such a facility anywhere from one week up to 3 weeks or longer, depending on their diagnosis. ...Read more
Aquatic exercise: Check the local community or senior center. Swim , water aerobics or walking in chest deep water. We are about 80% lighter standing in chest deep water due to buoyancy. This will make exercising easier. Start with an amount that is relatively easy and comfortable, then repeat 3 or more days per week then add a few minutes to the program once a week. Don't over do it. Slow but steady wins the race. ...Read more
Any severe injury: Can benefit from rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is not just getting back to normal function after the injury, but also helping avoid further injury later on. Any muscle, tendon, ligament or bone injury can benefit from rehabilitation. ...Read more
What tips do you have for people going through rehabilitation programs after getting a serious injury?
Depends: recommendations might vary depending on the kind of injury sustained. For instance, a spinal cord injury patient is prone to venous thrombosis so dvt prophylaxis should be in place. They also have neurogenic bowel and bladder so proper training and use of medications at times is needed. They have to be teached on repositioning to avoid decub ulcers, etc. If other problem like tbi then tx varies ...Read more
There are many: Florida is a large state with lots of resources, but facilities change and gettign current information from someone who treats addictions and is familiar with the current state of more health care for less is wise. In the north central florida area the university of florida recovery center has some great doctors and a range of options, in ocala the vines offers treatment. ...Read more
Restoring function: Spine rehabilitation is a set of measures aimed at restoring a normal function of the spine - range of motion, endurance, diminishing of pain, etc. Approaches taken in spine rehabilitation depend on the specific problem and its extent and include physical therapy, massage, spine injections, home exercise program, use of assisting devices and certain medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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