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During Aquatic Therapy, patients perform exercises in a heated pool, which places less stress on joints and muscles and increases flexibility and mobility. A licensed physical therapist performs this special rehab service in a group setting of four...
The George Washington University Hospital offers aquatic therapy as an alternative form of rehabilitation aimed at improving strength and flexibility while decreasing stress and pressure on the joints. Water can support exercise movement that may...
It is important for every woman to know her breast density because it impacts her breast cancer risk, as well as how well mammograms can detect breast cancer. The only way to know your breast density is by the results of your mammogram.  What’s in...
Before kidney dialysis treatments can begin, doctors need to create a site where blood can flow both in an out of the patient’s body. By inserting a small tube (shunt) into a blood vessel, called an arterial venous shunt, they create an artificial...
Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) is a newer approach to finding up to 30 percent more cancers in women who have dense breast tissue (more fibrous or glandular than fatty), even if that is their only additional risk factor.  ABUS can be used to...
To prepare for surgeries that target brain tumors or epilepsy, or for placement of devices such as a deep brain stimulation (DBS) implant, "awake" craniotomy is performed to determine which areas in the brain are responsible for certain functions....

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