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​ How can I accelerate healing of a mild hamstring strain & patellar tendonitis? Would like suggestions for physical, nutritional and other therapies as you see fit. I have adjusted my workouts and plan to not run for 12 weeks, . What else can I do?

​ How can I accelerate healing of a mild hamstring strain & patellar tendonitis? Would like suggestions for physical, nutritional and other therapies as you see fit. I have adjusted my workouts and plan to not run for 12 weeks, . What else can I do?

Stretch, strengthen: Patellar tendinitis is helped by rest (cross train...swim for the 12 weeks), NSAIDs and strengthening the quads and hamstrings isometrically.Physical therapy modalities (ultrasound, elect. Stim)can be helpful as well as preventative stretching of the muscles. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Any advantage of group CBT over one on one CBT therapy?

Any advantage of group CBT over one on one CBT therapy?

Generally: Both are used concurrently! Seek Professional Psychology Department eg Teaching Hospitals for a program tailored for your needs!!

My Opinion only
Good Luck

Dr Z ...Read more

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Which is an advantage of behavior therapy?

Which is an advantage of behavior therapy?

Awakening: It is an awakening experience what you are and what you do and how the therapist tells you about yourself. ...Read more

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of music therapy?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of music therapy?

What is music: Therapy for? Depression? Anxiety? I can't think of any disadvantages for music therapy, other than deafness from too loud music. Advantages include feeling of balance, relaxation, concentration, heightening of the senses, improved memory, improved appreciation for sound. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which advantages does intermodal expressive therapies have in comparison to music therapy, art therapy, etc?

Can you tell me which advantages does intermodal expressive therapies have in comparison to music therapy, art therapy, etc?

What works for you: Intermodal therapy distinguishes itself from its closely allied disciplines of art therapy, music therapy, dance/movement therapy, and drama ther- apy by being grounded in the interrelatedness of the arts. It is based on a variety of orientations, including arts as therapy, art psychotherapy, and the use of arts for traditional healing (knill, barba, ; fuchs, 1995). Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional advantages of having various vegetables (i.E. Kale, swiss chard, and watercress)?

What are the nutritional advantages of having various vegetables (i.E. Kale, swiss chard, and watercress)?

Nutritional variety: All vegetables (and fruits) contain vitamins, phytonutrients and antioxidants. But the concentration of these nutrients are different depending on the type of vegetable you eat. That's why it is important to eat a good variety. For example, kale contains the highest levels of antioxidants of all vegetables and is a good source of vitamin c. www. Otwithmd. Com. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the nutritional problems imposed by cancer treatments?

Can you please talk about of the nutritional problems imposed by cancer treatments?

GI toxicity: Cancer treatments affect the lining of the intestine and may suppress appetite, induce vomiting, diarrhoea, interfere with digestion and absorption of nutrients, . ...Read more

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What are advantages of hair trp treatment?

What are advantages of hair trp treatment?

I'm confused!: Do you mean prp? If not, what is the exact name of the treatment you are considering. Ask again and clarify. Also update your profile to include any medical conditions you may have and any meds, herbs, or supplements you take. ...Read more

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What are the advantages surgical treatment of presbyopia?

What are the advantages surgical treatment of presbyopia?

To eliminate glasses: There are a few tricks your ophthalmologist can recommend to allow compensation for presbyopia. The condition itself cannot be treated as it is a natural age related hardening of the lens. Surgery can establish monovision which you can ask the doctor about. ...Read more

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Remicade (infliximab) treatment, advantages and disadvantages?

Remicade (infliximab) treatment, advantages and disadvantages?

For what: Remicade (infliximab) is good therapy. Plus is that it is givne in hte office andthen you don't have to self inject another TNF inhibitor. Is thsi for Rheuamtoid Arthritis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis There are many things it cna be used for. The risks are side effects like infection, infusion reaction, etc. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of exercise as a treatment for cancer?

Exercise: Exercise makes your immune system stronger and keeps the cancer cells in check. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages of fertility treatment?

What are the disadvantages and advantages of fertility treatment?

Highly effective: Fertility treatment is highly effective in good hands. Advantages are an increase in the monthly chances of conception, and safety, when properly managed.

Ivf, for instance, offers pregnancy rates over 50 percent in young women, and treatment can be designed to reduce the risk of multiple pregnancy and ovarian hyperstimulation.

Newer techniques offer ways to reduce miscarriage and aneuploidy. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the advantages of delaying HIV treatment?

Need expert help here. What are the advantages of delaying HIV treatment?

None: Starting treatment early controls progress of disease and reduces the risk of transmitting it to others. See your doctor to plan your treatment asap. ...Read more

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Difference bwtween orchiectomy and lhrh treatment? Which one has more advantages?

Difference bwtween orchiectomy and lhrh treatment? Which one has more advantages?

Neither: Orchiectomy is permanent and is a small surgical procedure (cheap). Lhrh treatment (exp) means seeing your doctor every 1-6 months for an injection (no surgery, reversible), so if you lose insurance coverage your testosterone can rise without the injection and the cancer can grow. Most patients have lhrh nowadays but orchiectomy, if you think hormone treatment will be lifelong, is also an option. ...Read more

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I'm told haloperidol is an effective treatment for delirium, but sometimes makes BP too low. Is there some other medication, whether used iv, s/c or im, that doesn't have this disadvantage?

I'm told haloperidol is an effective treatment for delirium, but sometimes makes BP too low. Is there some other medication, whether used iv, s/c or im, that doesn't have this disadvantage?

Haldol (haloperidol): In itself, Haldol (haloperidol) is not an effective treatment for delirium. Treating the medical source of the delirium (infection, metabolic imbalance, toxin, endocrine problem, neoplasm, degenerative disorder, etc) is. Haldol (haloperidol) can safely calm the person while essential diagnostic and treatment processes are going on. Despite its potential cardiovascular issues Haldol (haloperidol) is probably the safest IV antipsychotic. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of substance abuse treatment?

What are the proven advantages of substance abuse treatment?

Drug free: The bottom line answer to your question is "get drug free and stay drug free".
Become substance abuse free helps you avoid all the mental and physical problems which can occur with substance abuse and addiction. ...Read more

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Is there any long-term advantage early treatment of congenital hypothyroidism?

Is there any long-term advantage early treatment of congenital hypothyroidism?

Most Definitely!: Congenital hypothyroidism is a medical emergency because postponing treatment may lead to mental retardation. The infant brain must have appropriate thyroid hormone levels for normal development. This is the reason we do newborn screening for this condition. The soonest we get treatment started, the better for the baby. ...Read more

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My 4 year head and stomach gas problem in stomach I have not taken advantage doctors push but please suggest me some treatment?

My 4 year head and stomach gas problem in stomach I have not taken advantage doctors push but please suggest me some treatment?

Stomach gas: Simethicone (gas-x & other brands) may be of help in relieving stomach gas. 4 y/o may take 40 mg up to 4 times a day after each meal & at bedtime (also comes as 40 mg strips to be dissolved on tongue). Activated charcoal capsules may be an alternate treatment, but see pediatrician first to determine cause of gas & get his/her recommendations for treatment. ...Read more

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What is cell therapy?

What is cell therapy?

Let me explain: Cell therapy describes the process of introducing new cells into a tissue in order to treat a disease. Cell therapies often focus on the treatment of hereditary diseases, with or without the addition of gene therapy. Cell therapy is a sub-type of regenerative medicine. ...Read more

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Prognosis and therapy pfapa?

Prognosis and therapy pfapa?

Rheumatogist: Pfpapa is an illness which presents with periodic fever, mouth lesions, and abdominal pain.You should be under the care of a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What's recreation therapy for?

What's recreation therapy for?

Specific treatment: Recreational therapy is a treatment service that facilitates the involvement of patients in recreation activities to improve or maintain physical, mental and emotional well-being and to help reduce negative emotional states such as depression and anxiety. Recreation therapists are vital members of multidisciplinary treatment teams that join together to assist patients in reaching specific goals. ...Read more

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How meaningful can therapy be?

How meaningful can therapy be?

Very meaningful: Level of motivation and dedication to introspection can make therapy very meaningful. ...Read more

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What are effects of shock therapy?

What are effects of shock therapy?

Few.: Memory loss and confusion are short term problems and should not be a barrier to a treat severe depression. Certainly there are other side-effects but uncommon. It is much more palatable then when I did psychiatry in medical school and a resident. Electricity is used, while Insulin is considered passe. ...Read more

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Could physcial therapy really help?

Could physcial therapy really help?

Physical therapy: Can help to reduce pain and to restore function with many conditions. However, it is not the answer for all prolbems - there needs to be an indication. ...Read more

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Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Not evidence based: This is not mainstream medicine and I will be surprised if even my most open-minded colleagues feels that trying this would be wise. The best that can happen is that you can meet a warm, friendly, caring practitioner who may have other ways of helping non-life-threatening disease. ...Read more

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What are the various therapies for it?

What are the various therapies for it?

?: Is this question like one of those sunday and monday split episode of the kardashians? Grays anatomy cliffhanger? ...Read more

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What are the therapies used for smallpox?

What are the therapies used for smallpox?

Supportive care: It has been 30+ years since we had smallpox cases to treat but at the time care was supportive. (IV fluids, treatments for complications, etc.) newer antiviral medications might be helpful but their true value is unknown. ...Read more