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What conditions does a physiatrist treat?

What conditions does a physiatrist treat?

Many: Physiatrists treat many conditions and all ages. These conditions range from spinal cord injuries, strokes, head injuries, cerebral palsy, amputations, back and neck pain, arthritis of all of the joints. Many do interventions like epidural injections, radiofrequency treatment, Botox injections for neurological conditions. Some specialize in sports medicine or treat musicians and workers with injur. ...Read more

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What patients are usually treated by physiatrists?

What patients are usually treated by physiatrists?

See below: A physiatrist or specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone disorders with the goal of decreasing pain and improving function. ...Read more

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How would a physiatrist treat germ phobia since exposure to the fear probably wouldn't be the best idea?

How would a physiatrist treat germ phobia since exposure to the fear probably wouldn't be the best idea?

Progressive exposure: Phobias respond reliably to progressive exposure paired with cognitive-behavioral therapy. Much of that work is done through imagination and visualization. Since you can't really see germs, the exposure would be to germ hospitable, dirty looking items. ...Read more

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Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Are any genetic conditions treatable in utero?

Not directly: Currently there are no genetic discorders that can be treated in utero. There are consequences of certain disorders that can be treated however. The primary reason for knowing the genetic makeup of a baby in utero is for decision making and palnning outcomes. ...Read more

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My mother has developed urinary and fecal incontinence. Has unresolved uti's and suffered a bad bout of constipation recently. Treatable conditions?

My mother has developed urinary and fecal incontinence. Has unresolved uti's and suffered a bad bout of constipation recently. Treatable conditions?

Very likely: That she can get some help for these problems - though realistic expectations are important. She should have a consultation with a urogynecologist. Someone who specializes in complex pelvic floor problems. ...Read more

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What is a physiatrist?

MD in rehab: A physiatrist is a medical doctor who has specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation. They typically diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions, such as sports injuries, arthritis, or low back pain. ...Read more

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What is pulmonia is that treatable?

Pneumonia: Bacterial and fungal pneumonias are treatable but primary viral pneumonias are often resistant to treatments like antibiotics or antiviral medications. ...Read more

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What is physiatrist and what do they do?

What is physiatrist and what do they do?

Medical rehab expert: Physiatry is a lesser-known specialty of medicine that focuses on physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in this area. See this website for more info: http://www.Aapmr.Org/patients/aboutpmr/pages/physiatrist.Aspx. ...Read more

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What kind of training do physiatrists usually have?

What kind of training do physiatrists usually have?

Fellowship: These are physicians who have extended training in physical medicine and rehabilitation. They focus on rehabilitatin of injury, chronic diseases affecting ones ability to carry out activities of daily living and attempt to get you back to as normal as you were as best they and the therapist can. This mostly involves musculoskeletal, neurologic and general debility.Conditions. ...Read more

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Is hodgin totally treatable if discovered at its early stages?

Yes: If caught early and the type of histology is favorable it is totally treated with very high success rate. ...Read more