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What kind of physical therapy would a person thats been in a coma get?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Id pt. Is in bed, all muscle, groups are moved and stimulated to prevent atrophy and prevent clots.
If pt. Is not intubated and cannot talk well, needs speech therapy. If there is any particular paralysis of arm, leg or face so treatment goes there to stimulate muscles. Pt will try to move the pt. So he/she can stand up & walk o the bathroom and act as independently as possible.

In brief: Depends
Id pt. Is in bed, all muscle, groups are moved and stimulated to prevent atrophy and prevent clots.
If pt. Is not intubated and cannot talk well, needs speech therapy. If there is any particular paralysis of arm, leg or face so treatment goes there to stimulate muscles. Pt will try to move the pt. So he/she can stand up & walk o the bathroom and act as independently as possible.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: PT/OT
Physical therapy with gross motor movements and occupational therapy for activities of daily living.

In brief: PT/OT
Physical therapy with gross motor movements and occupational therapy for activities of daily living.
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Dr. Rashed Hasan
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