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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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How to match fitness goals to product and services available in their fitness facility?

How to match fitness goals to product and services available in their fitness facility?

Why not: Seek out help at the fitness facility. They must have personal trainers available, whose job is to do exactly what you mention. If not you could also hire an independent certified personal trainer to create a plan based on the facilities services. ...Read more

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What are pt aides? Are they formally trained? Pt signed off on nursing home patient and assigned to pt aide for exercise 3x/wk. Not sure what is done.

What are pt aides? Are they formally trained? Pt signed off on nursing home patient and assigned to pt aide for exercise 3x/wk. Not sure what is done.

Aide-de-camp: Aide-de-camp = field assistant (french) is by definition a personal assistant, in this case a helper to the pt. The pt is responsible for assessing and assigning appropriate therapy for specific patient based on the patient's medical/physical need. Once the plan of care is set, an aide can simply follow the instructions and carry out the activities assigned for that patient. Good luck. ...Read more

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Nursing 2 month baby.Milk supply drop after being sick(stomach flue) 3 days ago. Eating,drinking well. Pumping and nursing a lot.keep decreasing.Worry?

Nursing 2 month baby.Milk supply drop after being sick(stomach flue) 3 days ago. Eating,drinking well. Pumping and nursing a lot.keep decreasing.Worry?

BF: Drink a lot of fluids. It is common for the milk supply to diminish when your body is dehydrated, from a stomach virus. Should restore itself in a few days. Be sure to drink excessively and have the baby nurse often. ...Read more

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What safety tips must I follow while living in a nursing home?

What safety tips must I follow while living in a nursing home?

Ask for help: Most common danger is falls. Never try to do dangerous maneuvers without asking for help. Early morning in the bathroom is often the most dangerous. Stairs are another. Eat well and sleep well and keep up a good exercise routine. Talk with anyone who will listen and read and watch news shows and keep your brain active. As soon as you start to feel ill, ask for help and get a checkup. ...Read more

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What is difference between assisted living and skilled nursing center and nursing home?

What is difference between assisted living and skilled nursing center and nursing home?

Levels of care: The highest level of care is delivered in the hospitals. Out of the hospital the highest level of care is in a skilled nursing facility that can give complete custoidial care including total patient assistance with daily living, giving medications and intravenous therapy, and all necessary care. The next level of care are assisted living homes that can help people who need less nursing care. ...Read more

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Building muscle: Your three favourite supplements to support gains from resistance training? (Non-branded/generic, WADA-compliant, as pill or powder)

Building muscle: Your three favourite supplements to support gains from resistance training? (Non-branded/generic, WADA-compliant, as pill or powder)

No need: If you are having a balanced diet, you do not need any supplements. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Should I hire a nurse to take care of mom in medicaid nursing home?

Should I hire a nurse to take care of mom in medicaid nursing home?

See below: You would need a permission from the director of nursing to allow a private nurse to care of your mom. You would have to pay privately on your behalf. ...Read more

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What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

What exercises are recommended after a patient completes a cardiac rehabilitation program?

Anaerobic & aerobic: The exact exercises will depend on a number of factors. These include the exercise options at the facility, types of instructors, equipment, etc. However, the program itself should include both anerobic or resistance training like weights for strength as well as some activities aimed at increasing aerobic capacity as well. ...Read more

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Holistic and alternative med needed.I got a fresh milk thistle plant from the mountains. How do I prepare it at home to benefit from its antioxidants?

Holistic and alternative med needed.I got a fresh milk thistle plant from the mountains. How do I prepare it at home to benefit from its antioxidants?

Not easy but...: While you can do this, it takes a lot of time ; energy. The greatest benefits are from the seeds. You need to remove ; dry the seeds ; then crush them to make a tea or tincture or eat the seeds. See http://survivingthemiddleclasscrash.Wordpress.Com/2010/07/12/how-to-harvest-milk-thistle/ ; http://www.Ehow.Com/how_7103067_prepare-milk-thistle.Html ; http://www.Med.Nyu.Edu/content?Chunkiid=21817. ...Read more

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What effect will the new health care program have on the health professions, like doctors and nurses?

What effect will the new health care program have on the health professions, like doctors and nurses?

Don't know: That has yet to be determined. The details of the final plan and whatever is upheld in court and/or by referendum is not yet known. ...Read more

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Where can I find a PT (rockville md) to teach transfer skills to caregiver to move mom (95 pounds) from bed to chair? She is in hospice /non terminal

Where can I find a PT (rockville md) to teach transfer skills to caregiver to move mom (95 pounds) from bed to chair? She is in hospice /non terminal

Caregiver: Please ask the folks at hospice for a referral or your family doctor. An Occupational Therapist may be helpful here and w/related issues. Also, Visiting Nurses association may have referrals. The very best to you and your mom. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you weigh the benefits of in-patient and out-patient, hospital and home care for palliative care?

Can you weigh the benefits of in-patient and out-patient, hospital and home care for palliative care?

It depends: Palliative care can be provided in all these settings. If some symptoms are too severe, e.g., pain, it may be necessary to hospitalize the patient. ...Read more

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Post spinal surgery rehabilitation, what are some good excercises, foods and pain reduction tips?

Post spinal surgery rehabilitation, what are some good excercises, foods and pain reduction tips?

Same good habits to : Use even if never had any surgery! avoid prolonged positioning: sitting, driving or standing. Sit with chair that has arms ; high back. Exercise regularly in terms of cardio, flexibility ; core strengthening while keeping weight under control with no specific restrictions other than good calcium and vitamin intake especially vit d. Avoid smoking ; get a good night's sleep with a firm mattress. ...Read more