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Vestibular Rehabilitation Exercises
Relaxation: Relaxation techniques are excellent for dealing with responses to psychological stressors so as to blunt the physiologic chemical response to such a stimulus thus decreasing the "flight or fight" increase in heart rate and blood pressure inherent to such. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surely: Use of physical therapy, and occupational therapy highly beneficial for post-stroke rehabilitation, and should be continued as outpt, at least twice weekly for about 3-4 months ideally. Orthotic devices to enhance function may be needed, so enquire about these. Botox may help limb spasticity. Pool assisted exercise might be an approach if patient very weakened. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: It really depends on what was done at surgery and the preferences of the surgeon. Most surgeons that i work with prefer a simple walking program in the first several weeks after the surgery and we may then get into more of a conditioning, endurance and strength training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hamstring Exercises: Here is a link from my blog. Dr blake http://youtu.Be/kefpjamwetq. ...Read more
OT can be helpful: After a stroke the function of the arm or hand may be affected. If this is the case the ability to do basic activities of daily living can be impaired. In this situation occupational therapy is part of standard rehabilitation along with other therapy disciplines like phyical therapy and if needed speech therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does 62yo need physical for supervised walking, stretching+strengthening (bands/free weights+plate-loaded equip), swimming, water exercise/volleyball ?
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
Language therapy: In the most basic terms aphasia rehabilitation seeks to restore the ability of a person to put words together for speaking (generate language) and/or understand language as a result of a brain problem. This is different from problems speaking when the parts of the throat that generate the voice sounds are not functioning properly. ...Read more
Is yoga a good exercise therapy for someone who is 14 months post op two level lumbar spinal fusion?
YOGA For everyone: Yes. It is an incredible and valuable form of stretching and exercise that many people with musculoskeletal issues find beneficial. It is also a great way to learn to calm one's mind and to gain some control in a life filled with pain and anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anterior hip pain: The rectus femoris is a muscle that overloes the front of the hip joint. It functions to help straigten the knee and flex the hip( lift the leg while sitting or lyong) if it is strained time, rest and anti-inflamitories help. Other causes of pain in the anterior hip are arthritis, a labral tear, a hernia, or other hip joint problems. If the problem lasts more than 6 weeks you should get an xray. ...Read more
Type 1 diabetic bilateral adhesive capsulitis for 4 years-manipulation under anesthesia on left-no help-extensive physical therapy.-no help-now what?
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