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Ozone therapy and physical therapy combined work for lumber bulged discs?

Ozone therapy and physical therapy combined work for lumber bulged discs?

there are indication: That many people have gotten excellent relief with ozone and accompanying that with physical therapy can be beneficial. Prolotherapy is also excellent to use and ozone offers additional benefits with prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org 4 information and to find a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Physical Therapy (Definition)

Physical therapy can provide back exercises to relieve tension on discs and nerves in the back in order ...Read more


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Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

Deoends: Technically, there is not one syndrome called "groin syndrome." groin pain can result from adductor tendonitis, a sports hernia, an inguinal hernia, hip joint problems, osteitis pubis, pubic bone stress fractures & pelvic nerve problems...Just to name a few. Physical therapy can be helpful for tendonitis, some hip joint issues & sports hernias, but it's always best to get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Child broke leg doctor says no physical therapy needed?

Child broke leg doctor says no physical therapy needed?

Ususally not: Do not know the age of your child or whcih bone was broken but, in general, children w/broken tibias's , ankles, and other bones rarely require formal pt after the fx. Has healed(after casting, rodding etc.).Occassionally it is helpful but most children regain joint motion and strength on their own unless a severe injury was sustained.Older children(>12)and more severe fx>likelihood for p.T. ...Read more

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Does massage therapy help in your physical therapy?

Does massage therapy help in your physical therapy?

Could!: Massage therapy is very good at getting one relaxed. Tense muscles could tend to lead to strain and pain and thus inhibit recovery. It certainly could be adjuctive to the physical therapy and promote healing. If it eases your mind and relaxes you then you are more able to heal overall. ...Read more

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How can water physical therapy work?

How can water physical therapy work?

Less stress on joint: Water or aquatic physical therapy can be helpful with weakness and arthritis. The temperature of the water can help with pain relief. The water also provides a buoyant environment to allow for less strength and stress to move muscles. This can be helpful to allow for weak muscles to move easier in water than on land. ...Read more

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What does physical therapist and physical therapist assitant do? What's the difference?

Therapy: The difference is the training and education. They both provide physical therapy services, the assistant is supervised and given instructions on what to do. ...Read more

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Computer work causing muscle inflammation. Physical therapy & Naproxen just ordered. Considering stopping all supplements. Thoughts?

Computer work causing muscle inflammation. Physical therapy &  Naproxen just ordered.  Considering stopping all supplements.  Thoughts?

Muscle relaxant? : More to do with your posture during work as well as taking few breaks. In the mean time, consider going to an urgent care center or primary to be evaluated for muscle relaxants as well as other therapeutic modalities. If your symptoms last more than 4 weeks, seek your primary for any imaging to be done. ...Read more

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Question about physical therapy for an injury? Covered by workmens comp or insurance?

Need to make claim: Physical therapy may or may not be part of treatment after an injury. To have it covered by workmens comp, first you would need to make a claim of a work related injury thru your employer and have that claim be accepted as a work related injury. Then, work with the physician you are seeing for the injury to determine the best course of treatment. Physical therapy might be needed. ...Read more

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Which out of nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or diagnostic radiography should I apply for?

Which out of nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or diagnostic radiography should I apply for?

Career: No one can answer that question except you! Learn as much as you can about each field, talk to people who are in it, and figure out which one, if any,interests you and suits your lifestyle and goals. Good luck in whatever you choose. ...Read more

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Broke hip, need physical therapy: what is it like to work with a physical therapist?

Broke hip, need physical therapy: what is it like to work with a physical therapist?

See below: I have worked with many pts in my career. The are in general terrific people who are dedicated to help their patients regain their mobility. For a hip fracture you will begin by learning how to stand again, regain your balance, walk then strengthen your hip. People usually progress from a walker to a cane and then hopefully no assistive device. ...Read more

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Please describe a good physical therapy equipment?

No equipment: The best physical therapy involves posture and activity reeducation, stretching, strengthening and working on the floor, with mars balls and rubberbands. You don't need any fancy equipment, just a good therapist. ...Read more

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What does ocs certification in physical therapy mean?

Well trained!: Ocs(orthopedic clinical specialist) means that the p.T. Has achieved a higher level of training; and has a certain level of expertise above and beyond the base certification. It means you are in 'good hands'; literally. ...Read more

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24 months psychology therapy, occupational therapy,meditation,SSRI,yoga,group therapy,benzos,Not working ! Can't get rid of anxiety! What do?

24 months psychology therapy, occupational therapy,meditation,SSRI,yoga,group therapy,benzos,Not working ! Can't get rid of anxiety! What do?

Psychiatrist: I would suggest that you need to be referred to a Psychiatrist..Standard Psychotherapy sound like the right direction now...simple "fixes" and particularly BENZOs are NOT THE ANSWER! Get help now! Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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Have diagnosis of bpd & sever anx (social, gen & cptsd) also history of bipolar2. prescription is schema therapy with clin psych but no meds. What meds do u recommend?

Have diagnosis of bpd & sever anx (social, gen & cptsd) also history of bipolar2.  prescription is schema therapy with clin psych but no meds. What meds do u recommend?

Bipolar tx: You have a biological condition. A psychological approach will not, in my opinion, definitely stabilize you, although it will help. My favorite drug for bipolar, as well as severe anxiety (if nothing else works), is Lamictal (lamotrigine). Google "severe anxiety basal ganglia lamotrigine" and see what you come up with. Know the risks of this med and that it goes up slow - per package insert. ...Read more

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Good evening. I am a student manual therapist & have a pt with sub-acromial/deltoid bursitis, any info on referral for u/s guided steroid injections?

Good evening. I am a student manual therapist & have a pt with sub-acromial/deltoid bursitis, any info on referral for u/s guided steroid injections?

Don't need US to do: I am assuming there was an MRI that should increased fluid/signal on T2 images in the bursa and the clinical exam is consistent with bursitis and not AC or Labral or RTC pathology. Any trained sports med doc, orthopedic doc can do this injection in the office and US is not needed. They can be very helpful in reducing pain and inflammation which can make it easier for them to do PT. ...Read more

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How does psychology apply to physical therapy?

Motivation: Psychology involves the emotional part of ourself to any activity or situation. In this case, physical therapy. From motivation to commitment to positive thoughts about success of treatment, how we think and feel about an event or situation has a lot to do with its success. ...Read more

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Wife has daily neck pain for 3 years. Has been going to chiropractor, physical therapy, meds, special pillow, electro therapy. Surgery only option?

Wife has daily neck pain for 3 years. Has been going to chiropractor, physical therapy, meds, special pillow, electro therapy. Surgery only option?

When someone has: pain, the idea is to figure out why. You mention treatments she is having but not the diagnosis. Pain is a symptom…what is causing the pain? ...Read more

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Should i get physical therapy or muscle activation therapy following arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

Should i get physical therapy or muscle activation therapy following arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

Yes : You should follow post-surgery instructions which almost certainly would include physical therapy/rehabilitation. This is usually critical to getting back to optimal function. Your surgeon will refer you and you should follow the prescriptions from him and the rehab medicine specialists or physical therapists. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Physiotherapy (Definition)

Physiotherapy programs, or physical therapy, work to improve movement capacity in those recovering ...Read more