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What is Local Family Physician

If you have a chronic inflammatory condition such as polymyalgia rheumatica, arthritis, gout or lupus, you will work with a local family physician. You may also work with a local rheumatologist, which is a specialist who is trained in helping patients with inflammatory conditions such as Lyme disease. A local family physician provides primary care for people of all ages. A local family physician can perform screening exams, prescribe medications, help patients manage chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, refer patients to specialists and more. If you have an inflammatory condition, your local family physician can help you understand your arthritis medications such as methotrexate, make healthy nutritional choices, reduce joint pain and create an exercise plan.

Your local family physician can work with your other healthcare providers, including your local registered dietitian, nutritionist, chiropractor, kinesiologist and personal trainer. If you’d like more information about how your local family physician can help you manage your chronic inflammatory condition, talk to your local healthcare provider.Your local family physician can refer arthritic patients to a local physiotherapist for arctic conditions like mobility and flexibility      Often seeing your local family Physician is a great starting place for referrals to your local Massage Therapist or your local chiropractor to help with massage and skeletal adjustments. A local Physiotherapist or local athletic trainer can help with strength and bruised muscles. Acupuncture is often recommended for chronic pain in association with your local physiotherapist 

If you’re 50 years or older, you should ask your doctor or pharmacist about the shingles vaccine. The risk of shingles increases as you age, which is why medical providers recommend getting vaccinated at 50.Symptoms of shingles include fever, headache, chills, enlarged lymph nodes, tingling or itching, raised red dots on the skin, blisters, upset stomach and burning pain. Certaines formes de Trouvez des informations ou des preuves locales comme des médecins de famille locaux ou des médecins de famille à montréal et à québec

A concussion, which is usually caused by a blow to the head, is a traumatic brain injury that affects brain function. It occurs when a hit to the head causes the brain to shake violently within the skull. Concussion symptoms are generally temporary and can include: • Headaches • Difficultly concentrating or remembering things • Dizziness • Anxiety or depression • Sleep problems • Problems with coordination and balance If you suffer a concussion, you should first be assessed by a physician to rule out a critical injury.

The next step is engaging an interdisciplinary team, such as a neuropsychologist to assess cognition, a physiotherapist to assess the ocular motor system, an athletic therapist to assess exertion tolerance and an occupational therapist to determine dysfunction in an individual’s life. An occupational therapist can help you identify your rehabilitation goals and plan a safe and sustainable return to work or play. Your OT may talk to you about the 4 Ps: Pacing, Planning, Prioritizing and Positioning. Pacing is essentially not doing too much in one day or in one period of time.

Planning is looking ahead, being organized. Prioritizing is taking a look at what the most important things that you have on your list are, and asking for help or delegating wherever you can. Positioning is looking at where your body is in space and how ergonomics can help you do what you need to do in a way that doesn’t provoke concussion symptoms. It’s important not to return to play or work until you’ve been cleared by your interdisciplinary team, as this can be detrimental to your health. Souvent, consulter un médecin de famille local ou un physiothérapeute en collaboration avec un diététiste et un thérapeute du sport est une excellente option pour prendre le contrôle de cette condition. Les traitements peuvent varier selon le patient et selon le médecin, alors encore une fois, prenez rendez-vous et parlez-en à votre médecinà Montréal et à Québec. 

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