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elbow replacement protocol

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Pain and FUNCTION: As with consideration of any joint replacement the factors involved include pain that cannot be controlled and loss of function. This will depend on a ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Raven
24 years experience Hand Surgery
Few: Today, there are very few indications for an elbow replacement surgery (tea). Most patients with elbow arthritis can be treated conservatively. Othe ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it dose: In michigan as far i know.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Just for the sale of: Healing, wait til you have full use and physical therapy, and the wound has completely healed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
1-2 weeks: As soon as you are comfortable to fly
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is good: If it done for the right diagnosis and in the right hands.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
About 12 weeks: Ask your surgeon.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Artificial elbow: Elbow replacement means that the elbow joint have been replaced by an artificial(human produced"elbow joint.Is similar to a knee, hip, shoulder replac ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rekant
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nearly yes: An elbow replacement done well will provide near normal usage for your elbow assuming that you use your elbow normally without excessive load or strai ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
About 12 weeks: You should ask your surgeon as i limit lifting to ten pounds. You need at least twelve weeks to optimize your post operative recovery.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Infection: Get checked.

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