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Can physical therapy help my mom?

My mom had surgery in her hand and is still recovering from it. She can't completely close it. Can physical therapy help her? Or should she go for occupational?

Can I go on a treadmill or go cycling with back pain?

I have back stiffness and pain in my lower back. Is using the treadmill or cycling recommended for me? or it will it hurt my back even more?

What is the solution for a calcaneal spur?

I have heel pain, and an ache in the calf nerve. An x-ray was done, which showed a calcaneal spur. How will this be solved?

Effects of a spinal cord injury?

My friends dad had a heavy piece of metal fall on his back and now has a spinal cord injury. It has been 2 weeks and he can still not walk. How long is the recovery? Is there...

What is the best medicine for stomach cramps?

It seems that any time I eat, no matter what I eat, I am experiencing severe stomach cramps. What is the best medication for this?

What is rehabilitation like after a stroke?

My husband suffered from a stroke earlier this month. He is still in the hospital to recover, and I watch him in his physical therapy and occupational therapy sessions. He's...

What can I do to relieve my joint pain?

I am 60 years old and I've been suffering from a lot of pain around my joints. What can I do to relieve the pain?

Is there a medicine for chronic pain in older patients?

My mother is complaining of chronic pain all over her body. Is there a medicine that I can give her to ease it?

After a fall I have not been able to walk comfortably. Why?

I fell last month when I slipped in the bathroom. Since then I have been unable to walk comfortably. What is the cause for this?

Is there a medication that will help with my pain from constipation?

I have been suffering with constipation for years now. Is there a certain medication that will help with the pain I experience?

What is the right spot to get an injection for pain?

Where should I be injected to relieve my back pain?

What can I do to reduce my neck pain?

I have severe pain in my neck because of my posture at work. Is there anything that I should do to reduce the pain?

I had a hip replacement. What can I do to improve my activity level?

I had to have a hip replacement surgery, and even two months after it, I haven't really been doing much. I would like to be a little more active. How should I start getting more...

My father had a stroke and needs rehabilitation now. Will a physiatrist be able to help?

My father is 69 years old and suffered a stroke. He is now recovering and needs support. Will a physiatrist be able to help him out?

I have a lot of pain from heel spurs. What can I do?

I am having a lot of pain right below my heels when I walk due to heel spurs. What should I do to treat this?

Is there a test to diagnose nerve damage?

I have a lot of pain in my legs and the doctors say that this could be because of nerve damage. What tests would they do to confirm this?

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

My back has been hurting me for a long period of time. I'm not sure what to take. What medication do you recommend?

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

My husband is 42 years old and has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. How long should he be resting to enable complete recovery?

After my c-section my back is extremely stiff. What should I do?

I underwent a c-section 20 days ago and now my back feels very stiff and sore. When I sit to feed my baby it is extremely painful especially at the lower back. What should I...

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

My mother underwent a hip bone replacement surgery 2 weeks ago. Should she see a physiatrist to improve her walk and become comfortable after the surgery?

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