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Dr. Susan Jolly

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
West Plains, MO
38 years experience female

Locations

Office

West Plains, MO

Address

1609 Porter Wagoner Blvd, West Plains, MO
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Specialties
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Seek eval by ortho: There are many situations which could lead to your symptoms. It could be a combination as well. Best to seek an evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It Depends: Although joint replacement is a very successful and rewarding surgery, there are many complications that may arise. One of the worst of these is infec... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Uncommon: It is relatively uncommon to require total knee revision surgery. It may be necessary for a number of reasons. The three most common are infection in ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It Depends: Any surgery has associated risks. Knee arthroplasty is a big procedure. It is very helpful when indicated, however. Risks vary depending upon your ove... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Metatarsal osteotomy: It is an oblique osteotomy in the distal half of the metatarsal shaft used in the treatment of metatarsalgia. It was described in the journal of bone ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Need eval by ortho: This may be osteitis pubis which can come from a variety of causes. An orthopedist should be able to start with X-ray and proceed from there. It is so... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It Depends: The physical therapy protocol depends upon the surgical approach as well as the findings at the time of surgery. Your orthopedic surgeon will define y... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Orthopedic surgeon: An orthopedic surgeon is the one not only to "give you a joint replacement surgery", but will discuss at length whether or not you are a candidate for... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It Depends: There are different restrictions following total hip arthroplasty. Depending upon the approach, condition of the soft tissues, and condition of the pa... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
With advise: You can exercise after knee replacement, and it is a good idea. The best exercise is that which avoids stress across the knee. Although you want to st... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Yes, but this is not the definitive treatment. The sling should only be used for short term rest.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Not necessarily: Not being able to bear weight on the knee result from a variety of issues. Some of these issues are minor and some are more serious. Even with more in... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: I am assuming that you are referring to arthroscopic knee surgery. During this surgery, the articular surfaces are well visualized. Worn cartilage can... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Not necessarily: It is still early, but be sure to follow up with your surgery. At this early time, this would be normal, but it is always best to be sure by keeping y... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Rehab: Since your hip was only 9 weeks ago, you have certainly placed stresses across your lower back. If your leg was shorter due to arthritis prior to your... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes.: There are many ways to tear your meniscus. Often, this is associated with a pivotal activity, but it is not uncommon to not remember what caused your ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It depends.: It depends upon what caused the bursitis to begin with. Certainly, if you continue the activities that initially caused the bursitis, and you do not c... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: During hip replacement surgery, the soft tissues around the hip are tightened by varying the length of the prosthesis. Although the restoration of equ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Variable: A hip replacement surgery is normally less painful than a knee replacement surgery. Depending upon your pre-operative pain level, often, there is a di... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Not Advisable: Although snowboarding is less "hip concerning" than skiing, it is still very concerning to consider snowboarding merely 5 months after total hip repla... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Not Advisable: Every stress put across a total knee replacement subtracts from the longevity of the replacement. Smart exercise as discussed with your orthopedist an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Depending upon how the meniscus is torn, it would be possible to extend the tear with activities. This would be a little bit like extending a "hang-na... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes.: It depends upon the type of treatment. If treatment was an injection, it would be very common for symptoms to reappear once the injection was more rem... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
It depends.: This is a very broad question, and there is not enough information to answer it well. Where and what type of ostetomy are you concerned about?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Probably not: The most likely reason for your symptoms is patellofemoral disease (kneecap/femur). There are many factors as to whether or not a knee replacement is ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Knee arthroscopy is a common procedure done for a variety of reasons. The most common reason is a meniscal tear or to assist in ligament repair. There... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Jolly
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 38 years experience
Tendonitis: Tennis elbow is an inflammation at the point of attachment of the muscles that extend your wrist and fingers. This attachment is on the outside of the... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

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