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What does a girls sports physical include?

What does a girls sports physical include?

A heart exam!!!: Any sports physical for a boy or girl should include a thorough clinal heart exam. The heart should be listened to sitting, lying down, lying on the left side, after jumping on one foot 25 times, squatting, squeezing examiners hand, as well as what has already been mentioned. ...Read more

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What does a stand sports physical entail for a woman?

What does a stand sports physical entail for a woman?

Standard stuff: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kncllshhpcu http://my.Clevelandclinic.Org/childrens-hospital/health-info/ages-stages/childhood/hic-sports-physicals.Aspx.

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What will a physical exam consist of for an adolescent teenage girl?

What will a physical exam consist of for an adolescent teenage girl?

Physical exam: This will consist of a total body examination of all systems and if necessary further organ evaluation may be required if findings indicate. ...Read more

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How does a physical exam differ for men and women? How does a woman's routine physical exam differ from a man's routine physical exam? .

How does a physical exam differ for men and women? How does a woman's routine physical exam differ from a man's routine physical exam?

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It does not : A physical exam is a complete examination of all body parts. Other than the fact that there are some gender related differences in our body parts between men and women, the process of examination is not much different between men vs women. ...Read more

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What's a sports physical consist of?

What's a sports physical consist of?

Several Aspects: You usually spend time going over your past medical history, family history, surgical history, and sport history. Then there is a physical exam of the patient that can also include a more focused exam depending on the history. A doctor may also order other tests like blood work or imagingj- again, depending on the history and exam. ...Read more

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What does a commercial diving physical consist of?

What does a commercial diving physical consist of?

Commercial Driving: The test involves a general physical examination, hearing test, vision test, urinalysis, and urine drug screen. You get a certification to be fit and depending on the findings it may be valid up to 2 years maximum (note this is for wisconsin dot. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens during a physical test for females in sports?

Please explain what happens during a physical test for females in sports?

Pre-participation: The goal is to perform a thorough history and physical exam to allow you to safely participate in activities and access any risks you may have for injury and recommend any rehab/exercises prior to activity. There are a few history questions that are slightly different for males and females but otherwise it's the same. http://www.acsm.org/docs/brochures/pre-participation-physical-examinations.pdf ...Read more

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What's the difference between a sports medicine physician and a sports-centered physical therapist?

What's the difference between a sports medicine physician and a sports-centered physical therapist?

Different training: A sports medicine physician completed medical school (4 years), residency (3-5 years), and sports medicine fellowship (1-2 years) and is a doctor who can order tests, prescribe medications, prescribe physical therapy, some give injections, some are surgeons. A physical therapist treats patients with hands on treatments. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a sports therapist and a physical therapist?

What is the difference between a sports therapist and a physical therapist?

Depends: I am not sure what a sports therapist is. My guess is that there is a sports medicine provider, who is usually a fellowship trained md or do (physician). The other option would be a physical therapy is further specialized to work with sportsmen. He is essentially a physical therapist who has special interest in and focus on sport related injuries. ...Read more

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What does a physical consist of?

What does a physical consist of?

Depends on Age & Sex: In general, a full physical should include: a history, including many very personal questions; vital signs; an exam from head to toe, ears, eyes, nose, throat, heart, lungs, abdomen, skin, arms, legs, joints, neurologic test, genital exam and hernia, may also include pelvic and/or rectal exam; urine tests; blood work; and other tests based on your history or exam findings. ...Read more

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What do doctors check during a physical exam of a 12-year-old boy?

What do doctors check during a physical exam of a 12-year-old boy?

Head-to-toe: First: vital signs. Heart rate, blood pressure, weight, height. We will also check their vision. Then a head to toe exam just like in previous exams. ENT, heart, lungs and abdomen. We look for signs for the onset of puberty including pubic hair, and testicular size. We talk to the child about maturation, general safety, activity specific safety, avoiding high risk behaviors, school and friends. ...Read more

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Weekly physical activity plan for a 18-year-old girl should look like what?

Weekly physical activity plan for a 18-year-old girl should look like what?

3-5 times/week : An 18 year-old female is considered a skeletally- mature adult. Appropriate exercise recommendations include 30-60 minutes of exercise 3-5 times/week. A mixture of cardio and resistance training is ideal. ...Read more

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Are there differences between a physical therapist and a sports physical therapist?

More specialized!: Both therapist recieve the same basic training, but the sports therapist focuses on sports injuries and associated rehabilitation. They are usually part of a team which takes care of athletes, composed of orthopaedic surgeons and athletic trainers. ...Read more

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What can I expect during a complete male physical exam?

Male physical exam: Examination of height/weight. Vision ear nose and throat exam, blood presure, heart and lung exam. Skin changes, abdomen, breast exam, prostate and testicle exam. Reflexes and structural exam. ...Read more

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What are physical therapy exercises for a finger?

What are physical therapy exercises for a finger?

Different ones: There are different exercises depending on what finger and what joint was involved. Using a tennis ball to squeeze is a good basic exercise. ...Read more

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Weekly physical activity plan for a 14-year-old girl needed as an app. Are there any?

Weekly physical activity plan for a 14-year-old girl needed as an app. Are there any?

App: By "app" - i assume you mean one for iphone or android (methyltestosterone) phones. If you enter their store and search term "fitness" - several excellent programs will be found. You should always discuss any new strenuous physical activity plans with her physician before embarking on this. Congratulations! ...Read more

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What does a medical physical consist of?

What does a medical physical consist of?

Annual exam: It is a yearly review of you! This is an opportunity for you & your MD to make sure that you are healthy & that you stay healthy. Info like family history is reviewed. Blood pressure & weight are also checked. Certain bloodwork can be ordered (depending on your age & any history). Preventative measures are also discussed (pap smears, STD checks, mammograms, vaccines, weight maintenance, etc). ...Read more

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Broke hip, need physical therapy: what is it like to work with a physical therapist?

See below: I have worked with many pts in my career. The are in general terrific people who are dedicated to help their patients regain their mobility. For a hip fracture you will begin by learning how to stand again, regain your balance, walk then strengthen your hip. People usually progress from a walker to a cane and then hopefully no assistive device. ...Read more