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What do physical therapists do for patients who are experiencing drops of blood pressure in upright position after prolonged bed rest?

Exercise. you need to develop your muscle tone again. This will be done variety of ways. You may temporarily need support hose, but your leg muscle is your pump for the blood vessels like your heart is a pump and the muscle tone needs to be brought back. Read more...

Been on bed rest on my back for 2 months. Will my blood pressure be lower than normal when I sit up now? My normal BP before bed was 118/80.

Bed rest . Yes. If you truly have been supine for that long, I may take your body a while to get used to being upright again and your BP could be low initially. . Read more...