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Providence Rehabilitation Intake Form for Women's Health diagnosis.
Rehabilitation Services Consent to Services
Rehabilitation Services intake form for Lymphedema diagnosis
Rehabilitation Services Intake Form-General
Rehabilitation Services Intake Form for Vestibular, Vertigo, Dizziness diagnosis
Rehabilitation Services Medication List Blank Form
Q: I’ve heard about new “biologic” therapies for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. How do these medicines work?
Q: "You know how when little kids realize they need to go to the bathroom, it needs to be now? I've become that way: I need to go often, and there's no delaying – otherwise I end up with an adult version of 'an accident.' I'm afraid of ever being very far from a restroom! Am I stuck with this for the rest of my life?"
Q: Are there certain foods that can prevent arthritis flare-ups? And is it true that eating vegetables like tomatoes and potatoes can actually aggravate arthritis?
Q: Can glucosamine and chondroitin prevent joint cartilage from wearing down?
The weather has been so bad, I’ve basically been a couch potato. Now that the weather’s improving, I want to get out this weekend and get active. How should I begin an exercise program?
Q: Does cracking my knuckles increase my risk of arthritis?
Answer from Peter Bonafede, M.D., medical director of the Providence Arthritis Center at Providence Portland Medical Center:
Q: During recovery from breast cancer treatment several years ago, I was advised that I should not carry weights heavier than ten pounds with my left arm, nor press weights, because of the risk of lymphedema. What is the latest advice for survivors to both protect their compromised arms but still enjoy an active life?
When I first get out of bed in the morning I can hardly walk because of the pain in my heel. What could this be?
Everyone gets motivated to get more active when the summer sun comes out. Before you get started, make sure you’re setting yourself up for success and preventing injury by considering these tips from our experts.
Our newest rehab clinic is Providence Sports Care Center, located inside JELD-WEN Field (formerly PGE Park). Here, you will receive the same expert treatment the Portland Timbers receive, from our skilled team of therapists.
As ski season approaches, skiers and snowboarders can’t wait to hit the snow and leave their first tracks of the year. Before you step into your bindings, keep in mind that a day on the slopes can be dangerous.
Answers from Kathleen Cutter, physical therapist with Providence Rehabilitation Services:
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