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What do you wear for physiotherapy? Gym clothes or swimsuit?

What do you wear for physiotherapy?  Gym clothes or swimsuit?

Usually gym: Usually you could wear gym clothes if you are doing pt on land. Some pt is done in a pool and then obviously you would want a swimsuit. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Does it matter what clothes I wear to physical therapy?

Does it matter what clothes I wear to physical therapy?

Yes: You should wear loose, comfortable clothing that provides easy access to the injured body area. Dresses are never a good idea. Proper shoes for walking/exercise. Shorts for knee/leg injuries. Sports bra or bathing suit top for neck/back/shoulder injuries. Ask your therapist for their recommendations. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my knee one yr I have to wear a knee brace cause of instability had physical therapy 3 times in constant pain what about knee replace?

I had surgery on my knee one yr I have to wear a knee brace cause of instability had physical therapy 3 times in constant pain what about knee replace?

See details: What surgery was done? That info would help me to provide a more specific answer. Something is obviously wrong. Get the knee reevaluated and do not be afraid to get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?

Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?

Yes you can: yes you can if it is making you more comfortable. you need to apply heat, and take muscle relaxant. and pain medication like naproxen or ibuprofen. not better get MRI to make sure that there is no internal damages ...Read more

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I had a meniscus repair one yr ago wear a knee brace for instability had physical therapy 3 times constant pain what about knee replacement?

I had a meniscus repair one yr ago wear a knee brace for instability had physical therapy 3 times constant pain what about knee replacement?

Unlikely: Knee replacement is done to treat arthritis of the knee. If you are 33 years old, it is unlikely that you have severe arthritis in your knee unless you had a major trauma in the past or have had multiple surgeries. Knee arthritis is easily diagnosed with a plain x-ray. This is where you should begin to see if you have evidence of arthritis. ...Read more

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On a t.E.N.S. Machine (used in physiotherapy) what is the significance of the mhz and safety rating?

Pain or muscles: Tens is for blocking pain, ems is for stimulating muscles. Tens applied at high frequency (>50 hz) with an intensity below motor contraction or low frequency (<10 hz) with an intensity that produces motor contraction. Benefit of tens for pain is controversial. ...Read more

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Is physiotherapy necessary for one who exercises?

Is physiotherapy necessary for one who exercises?

See a personal: Trainer if you need help with exercise. If you have a medical condition such as pain, decreased range of motion or weakness then see a physiotherapist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my dr has referred to me physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy: If you need physiotherapy a doctor with a diagnosis requiring this will write you a script to see a physical therapist. ...Read more

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Could physiotherapy help with sciatica?

Could physiotherapy help with sciatica?

Stretching and PT: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. Physical therapy is often the first line treatment along with conservative care administered as well. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Giannini
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