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23 Item(s) found for:  Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine 

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Aerobic conditioning: How to start an aerobic conditioning program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the value of aerobic exercise, offers tips for walking, and includes the Bog CR10 Scale of Perceived Exertion.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Back care after surgery: To help you as you recover   English
Abstract: This handout covers what you can do and not do after back surgery. It also gives step-by-step instructions and illustrations for a basic exercise program and how to increase activities safely.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2012
Balance training: How to start a balance exercise program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of good balance, and offers tips for starting an exercise program to improve balance.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Bed exercises during pregnancy: Keep your arms and legs strong   English
Abstract: This handout for pregnant women explains why it is important to keep arms and legs strong while on bed rest. It includes precautions for safety.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 6/2014
Beginning bed exercises   English
Abstract: This handout shows exercises that can be performed while lying in bed. Includes blanks for the therapist or patient to fill in numbers of sets, repetitions (reps), and how long to hold the positions.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2004
Cardiac rehabilitation: The next step in your heart recovery   English
Abstract: This handout gives information for the patient beginning a cardiac rehabilitation program. It includes benefits, how to get started, how the program works, and a list of cardiac rehab programs in western Washington state.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 6/2013
Choosing the right shoes: Proper footwear for health and safety   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of the proper footwear for health and safety. Included are tips for choosing shoes that fit well and support the feet. Additional tips are offered for those with bunions or diabetes.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Crutch walking: Step-by-step instructions and safety tips   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives instructions on how to safely use crutches to help your recovery and healing. It includes how to fit your crutches, stand up, sit down, walk, and go up and down stairs. Drawings are included.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 10/2012
Exercise after heart surgery: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains sternal precautions, to be followed after heart surgery. Included is guidance for recovery after surgery, how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, exercise goals, and paying attention to the body's signals and symptoms.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with clamshell approach: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout supplies information to help recovery after lung surgery with clamshell approach. Included are incision precautions, instructions about restricted activities, tips on how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, and advice on when to slow down, delay exercising, or call the health care provider.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with sternal incision: To help you live a healthy, active life   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout helps guide recovery after lung surgery with sternal incision. It includes precautions, exercise goals, and how to listen to what your body needs.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with thoracotomy incision: To help you live a healthy, active life   English
Abstract: This handout supplies information to help recovery after lung surgery with thoracotomy incision. Included are incision precautions, instructions about restricted activities, tips on how to add or keep exercise in the lifestyle, and advice on when to slow down, delay exercising, or call the health care provider.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercise after lung surgery with VATS incision: To help you live a healthy, active life   English
Abstract: This handout helps guide recovery after lung surgery with a VATS incision. It includes precautions, exercise goals, and how to listen to what your body needs.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 7/2012
Exercising for life: Getting started and staying with it   English
Abstract: This handout discusses the importance of having an exercise program that works. Included are lists and benefits and barriers to exercising, and spaces for the patient to fill in personal information related to their exercise plan.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Fall prevention: Important facts to know   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout contains facts about falls -- how serious they can be, who is at risk, how to decrease the risk of falling, and a detailed "Falls-Free Plan" that lists what to do if feeling unsteady, having difficulty walking, taking prescription drugs, etc.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2013
Flexibility training: How to include flexibility exercises in your exercise routine   English
Abstract: This handout explains why flexibility exercises are important, and offers tips on how to stretch to improve flexibility.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Lower body exercises in bed: 7 exercises with step-by-step instructions   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for exercises that can be done while in bed to help strengthen the lower body and improve blood flow. Drawings of a person doing the exercises are included.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2012
Lower body exercises while sitting: 5 exercises with step-by-step instructions   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for exercises that can be done while sitting to help strengthen the lower body. Drawings of a person doing the exercises are included.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2012
Lower body exercises while standing: 7 exercises with step-by-step instructions   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for 7 exercises that can be done while standing to help strengthen the lower body. Illustrations are included.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2012
Phase I cardiac rehab: Transfemoral approach: Activity precautinos and exercise program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the activity precautions and exercise program you need to follow as you recover from your transcatheter heart procedure using a transfemoral approach.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 6/2017
Physical activity and healthy aging   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of physical activity for healthy aging. Included is information on the amount of exercise needed for optimal health, and tips on how to include more activity in everyday activities.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Strength training: How to start a strength training program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the importance of building and maintaining muscle strength for good health. Included are tips on how to increase strength through a moderate- to high-intensity strength training program.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
Strong and Steady Program: About the program   English
Abstract: This handout explains the Strong and Steady Program at University of Washington Medical Center. A brief description of services and tools used in the program are included.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 5/2007
 
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