Women with long COVID-19 may need targeted rehabilitation to help counter problems with physical activity tolerance
Women with long COVID experience heart rate irregularities in response to physical exertion, and this has the potential to constrain not only exercise tolerance but free-living physical activity.
Mobile devices and wearable technology for measuring patient outcomes after surgery: a systematic review
Mobile and wearable digital health interventions (DHI) provide an opportunity to monitor and support patients during their postoperative recovery. Lack of high-quality evidence is often cited as a barrier to DHI implementation. This review captures and appraises the current use, evidence base and reporting quality of mobile and wearable DHI following surgery.
If you are having difficulty with normal functional mobility after surgery, injury, or illness, then you may benefit from working with a physical therapist during your recovery. If you've been referred to physical therapy (PT), you likely have many questions about what to expect and how to prepare.
Research suggests that moderate exercise can help reduce the risk of death and improve quality of life in people with breast cancer. A doctor or a physical therapist can explain to a person how treatments may affect their ability to exercise and help them set attainable and safe goals.
The use of radiofrequency ablation—targeted heat from an electrical current to ease nerve pain—may be helpful for treating chronic neck pain, but only in patients meeting particular criteria