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distal clavicle resection recovery time

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: There are two ways to do this procedure. 1-using open method. 2_arthroscopy. The recovery time for job like yours i believe will 12-16 weeks.
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Dr. Nick Meyer
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: With an uncomplicated surgery, you could lift 75 pounds up to waist level as soon as 2 weeks post op, depending on your general condition, etc. Lifti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: All problems have a tendency to wax and wane discuss with your surgeon / if it causes enough trouble then surg is warranted if not hold off.
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It works fairly fast: B sure Ur surgeon has looked 4 any other cause.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It means the radiologist saw changes in your x-rays that are consistent with the surgery they performed on you. If you did not have any surgery, than ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
10-14 days: Would want to check with your surgeon, certainly. But in general, if you had an arthroscopic distal clavicle resection that did not require any assoc ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Varies : Open ac joint resection usually requires 6-8 weeks before you are back to unrestricted activities, sometimes a bit longer. Arthroscopic ac joint resec ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Post surgery : Yes, it is acceptable and especially if you are pain free And have full mobility. Good Luck
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Ask your surgeon: Questions re complications, side effects, recovery, disability, etc should be asked of surgeon along w/(consequences of) options prior to undergoing p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
25 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to surgeon: Always discuss your concerns with your surgeon. Yes , this could be normal given your surgery.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Call surgeon!: If the pain is new, call your surgeon or go to ER now and find out what is going on. If it has been the same (no worse) since surgery (is not worse), ... Read More

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