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Steps To Get A Bedridden Elderly Person Walking Again
What is the best residential care for an elderly person with vascular dementia and difficulty walking?
It really depends: Safety is often a key issue-does the person have good awareness of hazards and good judgement. It is quite difficult for an older adult to live alone. The location and deficits from the stroke are important. An occupational therapist is the best person to actually asses functioning which is often more important than cognition. Asst living offers socialization and easy access to help if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Depends: If they are steady on their feet any of these will work — if not then you need to have some assistance in case they fall. It might be better to start in the home or nearby so that assistance is available. ...Read more
Elderly dementia male now sleeps 12+ hrs/day. What could this signify? Not walking around as much.
Responses: Presume you are 60 and the "elderly male" is much older. The sleep is in part OK if it is at nite, but not so good if during day. You need to assess if this is due to his medications or even ingestion of alcohol. Dementia progression can result in apathy, withdrawal, loss of mobility, and incontinence. Have your doctor reassess. ...Read more
Elderly dementia pt had broken knee cap surgery 3 weeks ago. Found walking a little w/no walk aid. Is it possible? Would there still be pain? Aware?
Possible: The knee cap is not load bearing. If you really want to make sure everything is ok, call he surgeon and ask about weight bearing status. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Have joint and muscle pain. I felt something pull in right knee and hurts to walk and shoulder aches for 2 months. Only 18. 9 months into elderly job?
See details: Iwould urge you to see a rheumatologist to have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Why do I get horrible headaches with loud noise, bright light when I get up too fast, walk up the steps, etc?
I've been walking/ 4 +miles a day to get to 10,000 steps as far as weight loss if I eat will & walk will I lose weight quickly.?
Loosing weight too: Fast can be dangerous. See your doc first, and then consider lower carb and higher protein intake. Exercise daily if possible, even brisk walking 20-30 minutes is helpful. Above all, like yourself and others no matter what the scale says. Peace and good health. "Disease Proof" by David Katz provides a healthy blueprint for life. ...Read more
Ankle sparin grade 2. It has become 4 weeks. I have started walking few steps with support but I get heel pain now. Should I continue walk?
I fell down 5 steps from the top landing my lower back. I can walk properly but my left arm get numb?
Monitor closely: Montior these symptoms closely. Perhaps during your tumble you injured your neck or shoulder, which could contribute to numbness in your left arm. If the numbness doesn't resolve or worsens, see your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003206.htm, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001418.htm ...Read more
I get sob walking up steps or slight hill and now i also get a headache. I also have been getting awakened by fast heart rate.
My heart races and I get out of breath when I walk a few steps or stand or really anything. It doesn't happen all the time. What could it be?
Difficult diagnosis.: Difficult to diagnose on this forum without knowing more about you. Weight? Other systemic illnesses? Medications? Please see a physician asap to have this completely checked out. ...Read more
My nipples are very sore and hurt when walking down steps or when they get touched. Why is this? My period starts on monday. Should i be worried?
I have a tight numb feeling right toe and pins and needles in my big toe and a little in my left foot right when I get up and walk a few steps.
When I walk a few steps my heart pounds fast I get tired dizzy my body temperature goes up, my breathing is tight my throat burning out of breath?
Absolutely : There is no sense guessing without a lot more information. Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more
Get help now.: Dear cat, I don't know if this is a chronic problem or something acute & new. Please seek medical care. If this is acute please be seen at an emergency room now. ...Read more
Sacroiliac: Sounds like sacroiliac pain. I would suggest seeing a pain specialist or a chiropractor. ...Read more
Hi! I'm a 44yr old male, and I'm 15st 11lb. I walk on average 10K steps a day. My diet is largely ok. How long through walking to lose 20 pounds? Thx
Eat: fresh: meat, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables with lots of cereals and grains, Drink 8-10 glasses of water/day.
I recommend burst high/low interval aerobics plus free weights. I f you don't have access to a gym check out cable/dvd Gilad total Body Sculpt/Plus. Hint: post a photo of yourself naked or in an underwear on your mirror and check it AM/PM. Walking alone-no. ...Read more
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