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Dr. Michael M. Jadali, D.O. , RPH

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine)

Dr. Michael M Jadali D.O. , RPH is a top Physiatrist (Physical Medicine) in Los Gatos, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Michael M Jadali D.O. , RPH is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Michael M Jadali D.O. , RPH is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Michael M Jadali D.O. , RPH is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Los Gatos, CA, Dr. Michael M Jadali D.O. , RPH is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Michael M. Jadali, D.O. , RPH
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Is there a test to diagnose nerve damage?

Yes. The nerve damages usually occur because of a reason: 1) Caused by a pinched nerve in the spine either by a disc or arthritis, 2) Caused by specific pathologies affecting READ MORE
Yes. The nerve damages usually occur because of a reason:
1) Caused by a pinched nerve in the spine either by a disc or arthritis,
2) Caused by specific pathologies affecting the nerves themselves,
3) Caused by a metabolic process such as diabetes, other autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis or vitamins/minerals deficiencies.
Most of these are usually affect the larger nerves (large fiber neuropathy) that can be evaluated by a test called Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV) testing. They are mostly (if not exclusively) by neurologist and Physical Medicine & Rehab Specialists.
Other types of neuropathies may only affect the smaller nerves (small nerve neuropathy) that can be detected by skin biopsies.
I hope this answers your question.

I have been experiencing a lot of back pain for the past two days. What medication can I have?

Dear friend, Back pain has so many reasons, from very benign such as muscle tension to malignant as cancer. The key factor is not to ignore it. However, most back pains are READ MORE
Dear friend,

Back pain has so many reasons, from very benign such as muscle tension to malignant as cancer. The key factor is not to ignore it. However, most back pains are mechanical in origin, that means it may be coming from a simple sprain and strain of muscles and ligaments to arthritis in the spine and disc problems. Wrong posture can definitely contribute to this as well. Do you have pain radiation to the legs, to the groin region or buttocks? Do you have associated numbness or tingling in the legs? If so, then how far down they go for both pain and numbness? Any recent fever, chills, or weight loss? What are the alleviating and aggravating factors? Most of all, what age bracket are you in, male or female? Bottom line, you need to address this before further aggravation occurs. My suggestion is to seek advice from a physical medicine & rehab specialist.

My husband has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. How long should he rest?

First off, some people confuse this term and use it for all elbow pain. Tennis elbow is a pain focused on the outside of the arm, where your forearm meets your elbow. Complete READ MORE
First off, some people confuse this term and use it for all elbow pain. Tennis elbow is a pain focused on the outside of the arm, where your forearm meets your elbow.
Complete rest is not advised and as a matter of fact, will make it difficult to treat in a long run. Relative rest, use of epicondyle brace (sometimes) and avoiding extension motion of the wrist and fingers during the daily chores are recommended. Oral and topical anti-inflammatories are of help but on a short-term basis. You need to see a sports medicine physician to mostly guide your husband through a series of home exercises.

Should my mom see a physiatrist after her hip bone replacement surgery?

Yes, definitely. He or she will set your mom up for specific types of PT depending on the type of surgical approach that your mom's surgeon has taken to perform the surgery. READ MORE
Yes, definitely. He or she will set your mom up for specific types of PT depending on the type of surgical approach that your mom's surgeon has taken to perform the surgery. Do not forget metabolic recovery as well. Surgery puts lots of stress on one's body. Don't get depleted from your vitamins/minerals and cortisol levels. Ask a functional medicine physician to help you out on that as well.