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Dr. Vlad Gendelman

Orthopedic Surgery
Ehrenberg, AZ
18 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Depends on Age: That depends on the age of the person. Generally, the answer is about 8 weeks. Less for children. More for older patients.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Out toed gait: The most obvious term is out toed gait. Otherwise the answer depends on what is causing the condition. The problem could be in the hips, knees, ankl... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
No Jumping/Hiking: More important question is what activities you should not do. You should not do any jumping, hiking, walking up or down hills/slopes, running, or in ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Yes: After you recover from a dislocation you have to build the strength back up in your shoulder. There is a wide range of exercises you can do.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Not Really: Shortly after the biopsy there will be some acute changes on the mri, but it would probably be hard to tell if these changes are due to a biopsy or so... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Nothing: There is nothing that would "diffuse" a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl). Acl is one of only few ligaments in our body that is entirely i... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Pain level and xrays: The pain should be decreasing over the course of days/weeks, but that actually does not necessarily mean that the bone itself is healing. The only su... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Pain/Redness: There is a wide range of symptoms, including pain, redness over the area, development of an abscess or a draining wound, fevers, chills or possibly no... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
None: Cartilage, by definition, does not have a good blood supply. If something does not have a good blood supply, it does not heal well (or repair itself)... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
No Sex Problems: No, total hip replacement does not normally cause problems with sex life (that is if you didn't have them prior). Actually, with less pain in the hip... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Low Back Exercises: I suggest you go to the website of american academy of orthopaedic surgery and print yourself a lumbar spine exercise guide. Here's the link that you ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Stationary Bike: Best machines would allow for knee motion without significant load on the knee. That would be something like a stationary bike set to low resistance.... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Jump??: First of all, who told you that you can't? Probably not a good idea to do that in early post-operative or rehabilitation period, but if the surgery go... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Depends: It depends on where the screw is put in, for what purpose, and what kind of dancing are you talking about and what kind of shoes you plan on wearing..... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Not Necessarily: This is a hard question to answer without more information. The answer depends on the left of physical activity. If you participate in sports, or an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Quads/Hamstring: You need to start working on quad/hamstring strengthening. There are many exercises to do this which you can do in the physical therapy, gym or even ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Depends on age: This depends on the age and also on what part of the arm is broken. For an adult the average is about 8 weeks, but will vary depending on which bone a... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice it, elevate it above heart level. That's provided you've seen an orthopaedic surgeon and found out if you need a cast, splint or surgery.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Various: There are many metal types used. Most are alloys and are not one metal. Some plates are stainless steel. Some are titanium. Most nails or rods are... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Stationary Bike: Best exercises would be ones that allow you to move your knee without any significant weight/load across the joint. Examples are: stationary bike set ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Hip Meniscus???: There is no meniscus in the hip. I assume you are referring to a labral tear. Labrum has a very poor blood supply and will not heal once it's torn. ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gendelman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gendelman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Going to see primary care doctor tomorrow. Fell and landed on my right knee. Swelling and be using. Ice for 20 min every 2 hrs. I feel better now waiting for my appt...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn, NY

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
California Medical Association
Los Angeles County Medical Association
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