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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
These are the quest-: ions to be asked from your surgeon as he(she) would be the best person to answer. So contact the surgeon. Good Luck.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Wolfson
22 years experience clinical Psychology
Lots of variables: Most doctors wait about four weeks before starting physical therapy after an acdf. Depending on the level of the surger, yphysical therapy activities ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strengthening, etc: The cornerstone of therapy protocols following hip and knee replacement centers on gait training and strengthening. Hip replacement patients should f ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on approach: There are basic precautions for the different hip surgical approaches so you need to ask your surgeon their protocol and approach . The same with knee ... Read More
Dr. David Fisher
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Early movement: Rehabilitation following tha or tka involves early movement and strengthening of the muscles around the joint. Patients can often get out of bed and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
9 years experience General Practice
Walking and more: Physical therapy is central to recovery. Standing and walking, with assistance, is usually started within 24 hrs. Beyond that, specific therapy protoc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
48 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Post THA PT protocol: It depend on the type of approach you had for your total hip. You should consult with your surgeon and physical therapist to determine the correct pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rockower
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lots of exercise: You will need to strengthen the muscles around your hip. You will lift it in multiple directions, and walk on it ("weight bear") to get used to the n ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: 1) Some conditions do not seem to respond well to PT. 2) There may not be decent PT resources available. 3) The goal of PT is to teach you how to do ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Difficult: This is a tough one. Itb symptoms can be very difficult to treat and often times persistent pt and time are the best answer. Topical nsaids such as ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julia Grigoriev
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Couple of month: It is possible that you would get lucky and see results faster, but on average in takes 1-2 month
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Coccydynia: Have not idea what dry needling is. Please give more details.

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