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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Orthopedic surgeon and orthopedic surgery treat muscles bone and joint problems in the body expect the skull and the jaws. Thank you.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: There a various dressings and materials used. Would depend on the type of surgery, surgeon preference, and allergies of patient.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgery: The american academy of orthopedic surgery has an excellent website for patient information. Try www.Orthoinfo.Aaos.Org. Good luck!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Many: Depending on the nature of your problems orthopedist use the same dressing as most surgical specialist. One exception may be the usage of casts to add ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explian: The statute of limitations regarding any surgery is two years from the start of the treatment, unless the patient is a child that goes until the child ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stewart Jones
23 years experience Podiatry
ORTHO OR PODIATRIST: A foot and ankle trained orthopedic surgeon or board certified podiatric surgeon would be best qualified for a tendon transfer to correct for a drop f ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
SOL: Pun intended. You need to ask an attorney, it differs from state to state and the patient's age at the time of surgery matters too.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
???: If you are questioning your surgeon ability to perform the recommended surgery, then i would suggest that you seek treatment elsewhere. Remember, if y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Nichter
35 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Best Plastic Surgeon: Most important make sure you see a board certified plastic surgeon by the american board of plastic surgeon, ask to see his before and after photos an ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Outpatient: Any urologist can do it. Minor procedure. Not to worry.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Comfort: ...Comfort level w/ your surgeon. There are many techniques available (allogragt, autograft, hamstring, patella tendon), but your surgeon can discuss ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: No.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Duncan
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: A bankart proceedure when indicated works very well to stabilize the shoulder. The procedure repairs the tear in the anterior labrum of the shoulder. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Check State Website: Most states have a board of medicine website and the licenses and disciplinary actions against doctors are listed on the website. Check your state bo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zaretsky
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Only a specialist in the field of orthopedic surgery is qualified to perform knee and shoulder arthroscopy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Depends: Sometimes the radiologist and sometimes the orthopedic surgeon. Your best bet is to have the MRI interpreted by a radiologist trained in musculoskelet ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Just work on motion: The main thing to work on after bunion surgery (once your surgeon says it's ok) is to work on stretching the toe up and down to help regain motion. I ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
21 years experience Podiatry
Both: They actually perform both. They will see patients in the office for clinical podiatry issues or even perform in office procedures. They also perform ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hand surgery yes: Plastic surgeons usually train in hand surgery. So, if that's what you are referring to - the answer is yes. Plastic surgeons who have completed an ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip surgeon: I'm assuming you're referring to hip replacement surgery. You'll want to find someone who does a lot of total hip replacement surgery, and even if he ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mast, Mayo and Moed: If you are suffering from hip dysphasia and need to have your hip socket realigned, you need an orthopaedic trauma surgeon with pelvic reconstruction ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Every surgeon has-: -their own protocol they follow. Some brace & some don't brace. I always started PT right away with the brace off and add motion to the brace as y ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The only time a surgeon may be obligated to operate on a patient is for an emergency life threatening condition. A tear of the labrum is certainly no ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: The fusion will limit your mobility of the joint. The joint replacement will last 10-20 years depending on your weight and level of activity. One wo ... Read More
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