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I'm looking for professional weight training programs?

I'm looking for professional weight training programs?

Joint fitness center: Most gyms have trainers on staff and provide free instruction including establishing a custom program to meet your goals. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
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Dermatology (Definition)

Dermatology is a field of study in which a person specializes in skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more


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What is the next break through in dermatology?

What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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What training do medical geneticists undergo?

What training do medical geneticists undergo?

Two "Pathways": 1. College..Graduate school major Biology/genetics/phD 1. Medical School then Masters Degree in Genetics (NOTE SOME MED SCHOOLS OFFER COMBINED PROGRAMS! and In my opinion THIS is your BEST BET!) Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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What's the difference between fellowship , board , master & phd in medicine and dentistry ?

What's the difference between fellowship , board , master & phd in medicine and dentistry ?

Suffixes to names: Masters degrees and phd degrees are non-medical degrees. They are "graduate" degrees (in anything of interest to the graduate student), meaning they are done after getting a bachelor's degree in college. A board is an organization (has rules for membership) that in medicine is usually for each specialty. A fellow would be a doctor who has been recognized as achieving the criteria set by a board. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to incorporate weight training with my cardio training?

What's the doctor's recommendation to incorporate weight training with my cardio training?

Plyometrics: If you are looking at combining cardio and weight training, you may want to consider plyometrics. A fast paced plyo program will keep heart rate up and utilizes body weight and potentially supplemental weight to build muscle mass. Just make sure that you are in good enough shape so as not to hurt yourself with the relatively high impact exercises. ...Read more

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What extra training and qualifications do pediatric doctors have?

What extra training and qualifications do pediatric doctors have?

Child specific: training initially consisting of a three year residency in Pediatric Medicine following Medical School. After that, most pediatricians participate in ongoing continuing education to keep up with the rapidly changing field of Pediatrics. Pediatricians are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics with ongoing educational requirements and interval testing to confirm continued competence. ...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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Can dentists practice general dentistry while pursuing a specialty like orthodontics?

Sure: If you have successfully passed the boards and have a license in your locality, you can practice according to those documents. Having time to do so while in a full time graduate program is another issue, however. ...Read more

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Board cert. Surgeons train 5-7yrs gen. Surgery then 2-3 yrs speciality training...I don't get it, do doctors choose length of programs or is it random?

Board cert. Surgeons train 5-7yrs gen. Surgery then 2-3 yrs speciality training...I don't get it, do doctors choose length of programs or is it random?

Not random: The length of the program is determined by the specialty certification boards who have determined that this is the length of time necessary to insure that doctors have adequate training. During this time the doctors work long hard hours under the close supervision of their teachers while also participating in the training of medical students & less senior doctors. It takes a lot of dedication! ...Read more

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What special training do geriatricians receive?

What special training do geriatricians receive?

Years more training: A geriatrician(md or do), has completed a 3 year residency in internal medicine or family medicine then has done either a 1, 2 or 3 year specialized fellowship in geriatrics(as a cardiologist or other specialist would do). After this training, one takes a board certifying test to prove ones expertise in the field. There are some docs that "grandfathered in" in the past without the fellowship. ...Read more

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Do you think it's a good idea to combine krav maga training with strength training?

Do you think it's a good idea to combine krav maga training with strength training?

Yes, it's ok: Yes, it works ok. I've done it myself. Remember to give your body plenty of time, hydration, and calories to recover between sessions. ...Read more

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Recertifying as personal trainer- how can trainers work with physicians to get training costs offset by client's insurance?

Recertifying as personal trainer- how can trainers work with physicians to get training costs offset by client's insurance?

Good luck...: It is all about politics. Our physician fees are being cut quite a lot. You have the PT association that is making it more difficult for you. My advise, may have to get your PT degree. Check your state society and see what they suggest. ...Read more

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Can a regular internist specialize in additional subspecialties?

Can a regular internist specialize in additional subspecialties?

Sure : In the us after completing a 3 year residency in internal medicine (im), the internist can go on to complete a fellowship in one of the sub-specialty fields of im. A few complete a combined program and some go on to specialize in a non-internal medicine field (e.g. Anesthesia, surgery, radiology, etc.). Many internists are quadruple board certified (e.g. Int med, pulmonary critical care, sleep). ...Read more

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Do board certified dermatologists typically offer skin tightening laser treatments?

Do board certified dermatologists typically offer skin tightening laser treatments?

Depends: While some board-certified dermatologist do perform these procedures others focus their practices and other areas and do not. It is import to find a center that has this treatment as an area of expertise and that can include a reputable med spa for plastic surgeons office as well. Be sure to ask for an review before-and-after pictures and reviews prior to consenting to any treatments. ...Read more

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Need consult with plastic surgeon in chicago il for acne scars?

Need consult with plastic surgeon in chicago il for acne scars?

PlasticSurgery.org: You can go to the american society of plastic surgeons' web site at www.Plasticsurgery.Org to find listings of board certified members in your area good luck. ...Read more

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What are some good resistance training/strength training workout?

What are some good resistance training/strength training workout?

Exercise: So many available. Ultimately what is good depends on your starting point and you eventual goal. Basic comprehensive program like "body for life" is a good starting point. ...Read more