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Do high school sport coaches need health forms?

Do high school sport coaches need health forms?

Health forms.: High school students need to be medically cleared for participation in sports. Younger kids, too. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to ...Read more


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Can veterinary medicine requires a bachelors degree?

Yes: Entry into veterinary schools is highly competetive and a bachelors degree is part of the basic requirement. Some consider veterinary school harder than general medical school. It certainly is challenging and very necessary. ...Read more

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Can you lose any job opportunity confiding in occupational medicine specialty?

Can you lose any job opportunity confiding in occupational medicine specialty?

Yes: An occupational medicine physician wears different hats. Depending on what they do, they may have a duty to inform your employer of safety risks that you may pose to yourself and others due to certain medical conditions that you have. For example, if you have a cdl and you develop diabetes and take insulin, and the occ med doc finds out, they are required to inform your employer of this. ...Read more

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What do addiction medicine specialists earn in australia?

What do addiction medicine specialists earn in australia?

Australia: A bit more than here, especially loving tenents, due to demand. ...Read more

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Is there a american college program for addiction medicine?

Is there a american college program for addiction medicine?

See brloe: Abam had certified 10 addiction residencies. There are also fellowships amd a sub-spevislty of psych called addiction psychiatry. However, you will not find addiction medicine at an undergraduate level. There are courses in addiction but not often taught by doctors. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, can a physiotherapist or student with master degree in rehabilitation science become a physiatrist? What education or specialty isrequired?

Hi doctor, can a physiotherapist or student with master degree in rehabilitation science become a physiatrist? What education or specialty isrequired?

Good idea!: Physical therapists have a great base of knowledge that would be very useful for a career as a physiatrist. In the us this would require a 4 year medical degree followed by a 4 year physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) residency. ...Read more

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Do all public schools offer classes in comprehensive sex education?

Do all public schools offer classes in comprehensive sex education?

No: No, they do not. And even if they do, its not always required and many offer parents and children the right to opt out. So not all children will receive comprehensive sex education. ...Read more

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Whats occupational medicine/physical medicine and rehabilitation?

REad below: Physical medicine and rehabilition (pm&r) concerns bringing a person to his or her individual highest level of function regardless of the underlying illness or disability. Most pm&r speicialists (physicatrist) specialise in particular disorders such as spinal cord or brain injury, nerve injury or musculosckeletal injury, or occupational health, or children's physical problems. ...Read more

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Whats occupational medicine vs physical medicine and rehabilitation?

Whats occupational medicine vs physical medicine and rehabilitation?

Focus: Occupational medicine focuses on return to work. Physical medicine and rehabilitation is much more diverse. Some specialists in pmr do occupational medicine, but many have other focuses like pain management, brain injury, spinal cord injury or pediatrics to name a few. ...Read more

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Do chiropractors focus on preventive medicine more than traditional physicians?

Do chiropractors focus on preventive medicine more than traditional physicians?

No: Chiropractors exist in allegiance to an outmoded and discredited theory of disease involving the detection of "subluxations" of the spine, a pathology no radiologist can find. They keep their patients coming back again and again for a deep, sometimes satisfying massage, but offer no preventative care and 'cure' is not part of their vocabulary. ...Read more

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Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

No: In order to become certified and sit for the exam, a physician needs to have completed medical school and a 3 year internal medicine or 4 year internal medicine/pediatrics residency to register and take the examination. ...Read more

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What training is needed to do sports medicine in orthopedic surgery?

What training is needed to do sports medicine in orthopedic surgery?

5yr + 1yr fellowship: Othropaedic residency traing is 5 years and includes a significant amount of sports medicine. Those physicians looking to focus more on that aspect of orthopaedics can do a one year fellowship in sports medicine, after they complete their residency. ...Read more

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Is a dedicated wellness program director needed for a corporate wellness program?

Is a dedicated wellness program director needed for a corporate wellness program?

In my opinion: Yes. You want someone to be able to put a lot of energy and expertise into this type of program, to the benefit of all involved. ...Read more

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What is a reputable online integrative medicine program?

What is a reputable online integrative medicine program?

Online: Not aware of any online integrative medicine help programs. Next best thing is to ask questions through Health Tap and request a virtual consult with a well qualified Integrative Medicine physician. ...Read more

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Why do most pcp mds not incorporate integrative medicine into their practice?

Integgrative: Often there is a knowledge gap of evidence-based integrative or complementary practices. These are not typically taught in med school or residency. Often practitioners do not believe in these practices regardless of evidence of safety and efficacy. State licensing boards may not be supportive. Legal issues such as "standard of care" problematic. Malpractice insurance can also be an issue. ...Read more

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What r t options available after doing 3yr residency in family medicine?Job opportunities/any subspecialiality

What r t options available after doing 3yr residency in family medicine?Job opportunities/any subspecialiality

Lots of opportunity: A family medicine doctor is a primary care doctor who knows how to take care of both children and adults. There are job opportunities in every state in the U.S. For doctors with such skills. A subspecialty is not needed. ...Read more

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Which is occupational medicine/physical medicine and rehabilitation?

Which is occupational medicine/physical medicine and rehabilitation?

They have a lot of: Overlap. Occupational medicine focuses on medical issues related to work/occupational function, injuries related to specific occupations, workplace safety and function and ability of patients for certain work. Pm;r also deals with a lot of this, but also works with many other neurologic issues, such as brain injuries, sports injuries, spinal cord injuries, etc. Pm;r deals more with overall functio. ...Read more

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Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Any sports teens with physical disabilities cannot participate in?

Special Olympics: Teens with physical disabilities are able to do many sports. By this age they are generally aware of their physical limitations, such as neck instability, hypermobile joints or heart or lung limitations. They can be directed by their primary physicians with the help of special olympics to find a sport they can excel in. ...Read more

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In oriental medicine acupuncture and alternative medicine do you undress?

In oriental medicine acupuncture and alternative medicine do you undress?

Not always: It depends what problem you might have. Some very experience acupuncturist can make a diagnosis by checking your pulse, ear, or more modern practitioners will use different computer programs ...Read more

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Dr. John Michalski
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Sports Medicine (Definition)

Sports medicine is a field of study in which a person specializes in checking players for sports readiness, sports injuries and treatments, causes of injuries, ...Read more