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When paralyzed patients are receiving physicval therapy for

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When paralyzed patients are receiving physicval therapy for Guillain-Barre' disease, can they feel pain as the therapy progresses?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 9 years ago.
Guillian barre syndrome may or may not involve the sensroy system.

If the sensations are intact or have recovered , then patient can feel pain during therapy. Therapy involves movements of limbs & joints & this can trigger pain.

Sensory system dysfunction may also contribute to pain.

Whirlpool therapy (hydrotherapy) may help relieve the pain

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