Physical therapy for persons with HIV
Jan 15, 1999
Hi Rick, I'm interested in the physical therapy side of AIDS/HIV. How is it used for pain management and keeping the functional level intact with the progression of patients. Do the majority of Aids pt's follow thru with a physical therapy program? Please forward any sites or info relating to PT side of AIDS. Thank you for your time:)
Response from Mr. Sowadsky
Thank you for your question. Let me refer you to the following review articles that discuss physical therapy in persons with HIV infection:
Physical therapy management for the patient with HIV. Lower extremity challenges. Galantino M, et. al. Clin Podiatr Med Surg April 1998 Vol. 15 #2 Pages 329-346
Pain syndromes in HIV infection. Penfold J and Clark A Can J Anaesth September 1992 Vol. 39 #7 Pages 724-730
Physical therapy for the patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Rosensweet E and Fink C Clin Podiatr Med Surg October 1992 Vol. 9 #4 Pages 883-893
You can order these reports at most libraries, or order them online through the National Library of Medicine.
If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at 1.800.232.4636 (Nationwide).
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Chance Of Getting AIDS From Licking Vagina
- Probability Of Getting HIV From Insertive Anal Sex Without Condom
- Vaginal Sex With Condom And HIV Transmission Risk
- Is Diarrhea An Acute Symptom Of HIV?
- Is Tingling In Feet An Early Sign Of HIV?
- Blood In Urine After Receptive Anal Sex With Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.