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What Physical Therapy Is Common For A Stiff Joint
Guided Therapy: Depending upon whether this was an anterior or posterior dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint you may or may not need surgery. If non-surgical, brief immobilization and then guided therapy with a physical therapist to increase range of motion and limit pain. If surgical, you may similarlly need immobilization and rehab but of a slightly longer duration. Most heal nicely without surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if i had a complete tear & dislocated glenhumoral joint, been in physical therapy for 10 months and still have terrible pain, is this abnormal?
What is the importance of physical therapy for joint health in patients who are immobilized for an extended time?
Individualized: Those who need therapy may need it for weeks or months. The goal is make sure that once you have a replacement joint that the range of motion is maximized and your gait is normalized. The time needed is determined between you, your orthopaedic surgeon and the therapist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When doing physical therapy for muscleskeletal & joint pain, is it best to do TENS/Heat/Massage/Ultrasound before the exercises & stretches or after?
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