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Physicians Lakewood OH

Physicians practice medicine and promote human health through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. See below to find local physicians in Lakewood that give access to patient care improvement, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, preventive medicine, as well as advice and content on patient's health status assessment.

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Brooklyn
(216) 236-5792
7575 Northcliff Ave
Brooklyn, OH
Hours
Monday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Brook Park
(216) 446-0834
15900 Snow Road
Brook Park, OH
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Lymphedema Program, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Valley View
(216) 264-7819
8555 Sweet Valley Drive
Valley View, OH
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Prestige Physical Therapy
(440) 925-5145
2237 Crocker Rd
Westlake, OH
Promotion
If you or a friend are experiencing back pain, then please call to schedule your free back screening to see if you are a candidate for physical therapy.
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Elyria
(440) 399-0739
5052 Waterford Drive
Sheffield Lake, OH
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Lymphedema Program, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Middleburg Heights
(440) 398-8958
16570 Commerce Court
Middleburg Heights, OH
Hours
Monday 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Westlake
(440) 638-1805
23550 Center Ridge Rd.
Westlake, OH
Hours
Monday 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Dreas Healthcare Services
(440) 348-2848
24060 Lorain Rd
North Olmsted, OH
Promotion
Mention you found us on Felix and receive:

Free x-rays,
Free Exam,
Free Water Pillow,
Free Explanation of Results,
Free Non-Surgical Decompression Exam

Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Cleveland Heights
(216) 706-9836
5 Severance Circle
Cleveland Heights, OH
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare Rehabilitation - Mayfield Village
(440) 484-5813
731 Beta Drive
Mayfield VIllage, OH
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Miscellaneous Medical Questions

 



Fatigue

Q.I recently rode Paris Brest Paris, perhaps you know about this ultimate 1200k endurance cycling event. I did not make it to the finish but did make it 1100k, in about 82 hours (which meant I had 8 hours to do 100k...) I was not dehydrated nor was my blood sugar low. I rode 26 hours before sleeping for 5 hours (good sleep) and then 22 more before 3.5 hours of sleep. The third day I felt good, riding at dusk I became very fatigued, disoriented, even hallucinated. I made it to a control, got 4 hours of sleep, thought all would be well. Started riding at 6 am, could not stay awake, tried napping by the side of the road, and I guess did not look like I was doing so well as someone called an ambulance. My blood pressure was OK, pulse was 45, slightly low for me. As I plan to do this and make it in 2007, any advice for legally dealing with this sort of fatigue? I tried caffeine, amazing how little caffeine does once one reaches this level. Does what happened to me indicate any condition or syndrome or lack of some nutrient? Is there a quick fix when one gets this (I know sleep... other than that) low?

A. The short answer is "no". I doubt there are any supplements that would prevent this from happening. Even when you eat just right, there is a limit related to your own physiology that reflects metabolism at the cell level. On another day, it might be a breeze and yet you would have done nothing differently as far as training. Good luck in 2007.

Avoiding the Flu

Q. I bike about 100 miles a week. With the upcoming flu/cold season, will altering my diet in any way prevent or reduce my chances of catching a cold/flu? If I get a cold/flu, will altering my diet in any way reduce the length of time I have a cold or flu? Will regular moderate exercise during the time I have a cold/flu reduce the the length of time I have a cold or flu, make it worse, or do nothing at all?

A. There is no evidence that diet supplements will reduce your chances of getting a viral URI or upper respiratory infection ("the flu"), although a regular, moderate exercise program does appear to provide some protection. If you do get a viral URI, zinc lozenges will cut down the duration of symptoms. During the early phase - when you are having aches, chills, and perhaps a fever - it is best to back off on your training or riding program. There has been suggestive evidence that continuing to push during this time can lead to additional problems.

B12 Injections

Q.I am a competitive rider 46 Years old. Can you give any clarification on using large doses (3cc) at a time of B12. Are there proven benefits to this?

A.I believe any benefit would only be a placebo response. There is no physiology that would support this (unless you have pernicious anemia) not any scientific evidence.

Osteoporosis

Q.I have been told to exercise to avoid osteoporosis (which runs in my family). Will cycling do the trick?

A.We're discove...

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