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Dvt in calf after ankle arthroscopy. Was on xarelto after surg and compression device used during surgery. Why did I still clot? Need to be concerned?

Dvt in calf after ankle arthroscopy. Was on xarelto after surg and compression device used during surgery. Why did I still clot? Need to be concerned?

Yes: Significant DVT after an ankle arthroscopy is unusual but it happens. Trauma, immobilization and hematological considers are causes of clotting (virchow's triad). See a hematologist to make sure you do do have an underlying condition that makes you prone to clotting. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

You can read about: The pros & cons of electronic devices like SpeechEasy on http://www. Nidcd. Nih. Gov/health/voice/pages/stutter. Aspx. There are no long-term scientific studies yet to show consistent efficacy in "real world" situations. They are very expensive & require a great deal of conditioning. Commercially, they are not marketed as a cure. There are more testimonials than scientific proof at this time. ...Read more

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Have any information or reviews about home devices for biofeedback?

Have any information or reviews about home devices for biofeedback?

Be cautious.: There are many devices on the market that claim to be biofeedback devices. Start by reading the article "how to distinguish legitimate biofeedback/neurofeedback devices" at www. Bcia. Org. If you want effective biofeedback training, find a certified therapist through www. Bcia. Org or www. Aapb. Org. Let that person help you find an appropriate home device. ...Read more

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Have lots of pain on elbow from weight lifting. Hurts very bad when I do curls. Will wearing a compression device help?

Have lots of pain on elbow from weight lifting. Hurts very bad when I do curls. Will wearing a compression device help?

Rest/Ice/Press/Elev8: You may have an injury to the biceps tendon if performing bicep curls. Pushing it may lead to an all out rupture. Take some time to rest the muscle. Minimize inflammation and swelling with ice and compression and elevation. Anti-inflammatory medications may help as well. Consider seeing a physician or therapist if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Is it painful to get intrauterine device?

Is it painful to get intrauterine device?

Yes not too much: Insertion is mildly painful not heavy pain pain lasts few minutes only. ...Read more

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How to lose weight working out with device like fitbit?

How to lose weight working out with device like fitbit?

Fitbit walking: The fitbit device is a nice one for starting to exercise again from standing still, so to speak. It gives you on line weekly updates, awards for certain milestones and accomplishments, and links to different apps like myfitness pal. A good starting place would be 10, 000 steps a day, and 2100 calories a day. Of course, this may vary depending on height, age, race, sex, weight, and fitness level. ...Read more

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Will bionics one day replace prosthetic devices?

Will bionics one day replace prosthetic devices?

Maybe: Prosthetic devices are the mainstay of reconstructive surgery today. Although we do not know exactly what the future will hold, there is a tremendous amount of research being done to identify biologic means to replace faulty or worn out body parts. It will be interesting to see the developments over the next several decades, but the results of research remain uncertain at this time. ...Read more

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Medical Records state, GASTROINTESTINAL PROPHYLAXIS W/PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR & DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS W/SEQUENTIAL COMPRESSION DEVICE. What does that mean?

Medical Records state, GASTROINTESTINAL PROPHYLAXIS W/PROTON PUMP INHIBITOR & DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS PROPHYLAXIS W/SEQUENTIAL COMPRESSION DEVICE. What does that mean?

Precaution care: It sounds like these are precautions taken to prevent surgical or hospitalization (bedrest) complications due to inactivity and not eating. Stomach acid is reduced with proton pump inhibitor meds and deep vein thrombosis caused by venous stasis prevented with a device that wraps around the calves and squeezes intermittently. ...Read more

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Have lots of pain on elbow from weight lifting. Hurts very bad when I do curls. Will wearing a compression device help?

Rest/Ice/Press/Elev8: You may have an injury to the biceps tendon if performing bicep curls. Pushing it may lead to an all out rupture. Take some time to rest the muscle. Minimize inflammation and swelling with ice and compression and elevation. Anti-inflammatory medications may help as well. Consider seeing a physician or therapist if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Dvt in calf after ankle arthroscopy. Was on xarelto after surg and compression device used during surgery. Why did I still clot? Need to be concerned?

Yes: Significant DVT after an ankle arthroscopy is unusual but it happens. Trauma, immobilization and hematological considers are causes of clotting (virchow's triad). See a hematologist to make sure you do do have an underlying condition that makes you prone to clotting. ...Read more

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How popular is a distance device for runners?

How popular is a distance device for runners?

Popular: Heart rate monitors with gps distance devices are affordable and great for helping in training. ...Read more

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Is lumolift a helpful device for posture correction?

Is lumolift a helpful device for posture correction?

Yes: It does work to help you retrain your behavior when slouching; also try to develop your back muscles (traps/rhomboids) with exercise, and if in any discomfort, try periodic manipulation from a trusted chiropractor to keep the joints mobile. You may contact me at www. Drkusher. Com. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Pain intensity: There is no device currently in use to objectively measure pain. Pain is subjective to the person experiencing it and cannot be accurately be assessed by another person. ...Read more

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What's a rotable medical device?

Rotable: I never heard of it before. Have you tried looking that up? Are you sure you have the right spelling? ...Read more

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Is a nightguard a medical device?

Is a nightguard a medical device?

Dental device: Night-guard is typically recommended by dentists. While wearing in your teeth at night to keep your teeth from grinding. It helps to preserve enamel of your teeth from abrasion as result of grinding during sleep. It is also recommended for TMJ disorder due to excessive night grinding or bruxism. ...Read more

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Where do they use the prepex device?

Here are some...: Prepex device has been chiefly used in Southern Africa, but its popularity seems spreading and increasing in other parts of the world. ...Read more