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  |  October 27, 2021

Physical Therapist Creates “Stay Out of Hospital Program”

Crown Heights physical therapist Chaim Backman created a "Stay out of the hospital program" for people currently being infected with varients of Covid-19 and addressing decreased blood oxygen level and higher risk of clots. Full Story

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March 26, 2021 8:21 am

I was hospitalized for Covid in January for almost 2 weeks. I did not stay in the bed, rather sat on a chair during the day and walked 5-10 minutes every hour as Mr. Backman so correctly says to do. One thing that Mr. Backman did not mention, that is extremely important is that if one has covid pneumonia, it is critical to sleep on one’s stomach. This allows the lungs to expand and open up, beginning the process of breaking up the phlegm. The minute I started sleeping on my stomach, I began to improve, clearly coupled with what… Read more »

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March 26, 2021 10:19 am

This article wrongly assumes that going to the hospital with corona–even now, after a full year–should be avoided. I disagree. I think today hospitals are safe. Performing home care for corona if you oxygen saturation is below 90% is reckless and extremely dangerous. If gone without supplemental oxygen for even a few hours, organ damage and shock can happen. Furthermore, home patients often over oxygenate, which damages lung tissue–the tissue you’re trying to heal. Finally, most significant changes in severe corona patients happen while they’re asleep. To detect those changes and treat them appropriately, a team of caregivers is required… Read more »

Clearly you aren’t updated with hospital protocol
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March 26, 2021 3:18 pm

As many friends have reported from the hospital, the negligence the patients are being put under is great and they are still at risk in the hospital for lack of care

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