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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bathroom : Consider raised toilet seat and use of hand rails/upper body assistance to sit and elevate body.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Carefully...: Though initially it may be difficult, you should be able to use the bathroom after hip arthroscopy. Sitting carefully and trying to keep the operative ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Elevated toilet seat: After arthroscopy of the hip, you can typically sit with your hip flexed up to a right angle, or 90 degrees. Otherwise, an elevated toilet seat can b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: If the anemia is mild, for instance a hemoglobin level of 8 or 9, or chronic and stable, you should be able to have the surgery. A hemoglobin level le ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
1 -3 months: Depending on strength of the patient, age, frequency of therapy, and type of surgery.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Scope recovery: Depending upon what was wrong and what was done, a partial meniscectomy for example allows immediate weight bearing and wean off crutches when able. U ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
3-6 months : Sometimes longer many varibles preop fitness post op goals type of repair fixation device used other injuires your surgeon can tell you best.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Tree to four months: All depend on the surgery itself and how complicated it was(the surgery)a simple non complicated total knee should be well healed in about tree to fou ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience in Sports Medicine
12-16 Weeks: All people are different and all surgeries are different. After a shoulder replacement most folks will get back to activity anywhere from as early as ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Arthroscopy is done for many different diagnosis. Within 2 weeks you may be fine, other times it can be a couple of months. Discusss your diagnosis ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eran Kessous
21 years experience in Sports Medicine
Varies: When a ligament is reconstructed, the rehab time is longer because the repair needs to be protected. Rehab time depends on your age and level of fitn ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Days to weeks: Depending on the findings, it could take days to weeks to improve. Most arthroscopic cases allow you to walk immediately. I recommend no running or ju ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ligament injury: Post surgical rehab can take up to 12 weeks. During that time your surgeon and physical therapist will work to improve range of motion, strength and ... Read More
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Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
It will definitely: prolong recovery to a degree as the patellar tendon is a significant part of knee stability and mobility.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hacker
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on Diagnosis: Arthroscopy is a method used to treat knee problems - a wide variety of procedures can be done 'through the scope' depending on what is seen - from si ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Although it varies, most patients progress to weight bearing as tolerated in a brace over an approximate 2 week period and rehab with the goal of retu ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: On the joint and the amount of stiffness you had before in the joint, it could take from few weeks to month.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This is dependent on what is found during the operation. If an acl reconstruction or other procedure is required it will take longer. Microfracture al ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jc Alvarez
24 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Knee immobilizer: Depends on the surgeon. But most surgeons do not use the knee immobilizer after surgery.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
4 -6 wks: After surgery you can take up to 6 weeks to heal.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It Varies : If you have a meniscus tear only, once you trim the tear, you many not ever have any future problems. Due to the loss of a portion of your shock absor ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishal Shah
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks to 6 months: This varies on the type of surgery and severity of associated knee injuries. Initially, physical therapy is critical to help regain full range of moti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
36 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Very well!: Seriously, hip replacement refers the procedure in which the "ball and socket" are replaced with a metal and plastic prosthesis. The surgery is done o ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Surgery: Without specifics on what was done or may be anticipated , this is difficult to answer. They very best way to get an answer is to speak to your treat ... Read More

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