Dr. Jennifer Baima, MD

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  • physical medicine & rehabilitation

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    MONDAY, April 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise, a small study finds.

    Those effects can last for more than 72 hours, researchers found...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four men paralyzed below the waist have regained some movement in their legs after a series of electrodes implanted along their spinal cord reawakened nerves long thought deadened, researchers are reporting.

    Electrical stimulation of the spinal c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physical Medicine/rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just one exercise education session works as well as expensive, long-term physical therapy in reducing pain in whiplash patients, a new study shows.

    The results, published in the April 4 issue of The Lancet, add to previous findings that lo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Palliative care that minimizes suffering and improves quality of life should be provided to patients who've survived a stroke, experts say.

    The care should be a team effort involving patients, families, stroke specialists and health care provid...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Massage can relieve neck pain if it's done often by a professional therapist and for the correct length of time, according to new research.

    One-hour sessions two or three times a week appear to be best, said study researcher Karen Sherman, senior...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Speech Therapy:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who stutter may face discrimination when looking for work, suggests a small new study from England.

    Employers may be reluctant to hire these people because they're concerned about negative reactions from customers or other workers, accordi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedic Surgery:

    THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with certain kinds of arthritis are among groups of patients who are most vulnerable to serious pain after undergoing knee replacement surgery, a new study finds.

    General anesthesia and longer time in a tourniquet also appear to contribut...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The closer in length your ring and index fingers are, the greater your risk of developing severe knee osteoarthritis that requires total knee replacement, a new study claims.

    Researchers examined the hands of more than 14,500 middle-aged and older...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of people who suffer strokes before the age of 50 will have trouble dealing with the challenges of daily life even several years later, a new study finds.

    The finding suggests that younger age provides only limited protection against ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A unique way to possibly treat the intense pain of phantom limb syndrome has been invented -- by creating a virtual world for an amputee to enter via computer.

    Within that world, the patient controlled a "virtual arm" and apparently relieved his ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedics:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fishing line and sewing thread can create powerful artificial muscles that could be used to help disabled people or to build incredibly strong robots, a new study says.

    Compared to human muscle of the same weight and length, the artificial muscl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with bipolar disorder take multiple medications to manage the symptoms, which can be extremely challenging, a new study reveals.

    Researchers looked at 230 patients with bipolar disorder who were admitted to a Rhode Island psychiatric ho...Full Article