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Think You Have The Flu? Think Again

In this week’s blog we will be discussing Adenovirus V.S. The Flu.

At Move Well MD we offer a focused team approach to treating your pain and postural dysfunctions. Our goal is to give the most comprehensive care by combining the best of Western/Eastern medicine and traditional/alternative treatments.  This will allow you to start moving and functioning the way your body was designed and to prevent future problems.

Think you have the flu? Think again…

The US hospitalization rates have increased at an alarming rate this year due to the flu. However, if you are feeling ill and you test negative for the flu it could be an Adenovirus.  Adenoviruses can cause a wide range of illnesses and although it can sometimes appear to be Influenza-like symptoms there are differences between the two.

Influenza symptoms Include:

Fever or Chills (although not all the time)
Cough
Sore throat
Body aches
Headaches
Fatigue

Adenoviruses Symptoms include:

Fever or Chills (although not all the time)
Cough
Sore throat
Body aches
Headaches
Fatigue
Conjunctivitis
Diarrhea
Bladder infection
Gastroenteritis
Pneumonia

Both Adenovirus and The Influenza virus can be spread from close personal contact, through the air, and by touching any object that has been infected by someone with either virus.  Currently Adenoviruses have no vaccination available to the public. The only vaccination available is for Military personnel. Influenza treatment can vary dependent on your symptoms. Although home remedies are popular you may want to take a trip to the doctor for some testing.

Here at Move Well MD we would like to recommend some preventive measures. We recommend that you wash your hands often, avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands, avoid close contact with people who are sick, and stay home when you are sick.

Our talented team of practitioners also offer:

 

Digital range of motion testing

Digital X-rays

Massage therapy

Ultrasound guided trigger point injections

Physical medicine

Physical rehabilitation

Chiropractic Care

Acupuncture

Posture analysis

Joint injections

Nerve blocks for treatment of migraines/headaches

People come from all over New York because Move Well MD implements a strategy to get them moving again.

 

Our office is located in the Financial District of lower Manhattan NY, 10038 near Fulton Center, just a few stops from China Town, Soho/NoHo, The Oculus, Battery Park, Brookfield Place, Tribeca, Union Square, Times Square, Midtown, Chelsea, Wall Street, Williamsburg, Lower East side. #NYC

150 Broadway (between Maiden Lane and Liberty Street), Suite 1213.

Make an appointment today by calling (212)769-3210.

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