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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Carolan
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Unclear to me what the issue is, however if persistent clicking is present following a radial head fracture it could be related to plri or an intra-ar ... Read More

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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Mody
17 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: You should have had an MRI by now to look at the details or a ct scan. I think that you need to have it scoped and the ortho surgeon can definite ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abraham Varghese
33 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depend overall healt: It depends on your overall health. It should be a short procedure between 30-45 min and if conservative measures have not helped in over 6 months and ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Replace or resect: If it is symptomatic, the two major options are either resection of the radial head or the replacement of the head. If it is not causing problem, you ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
It depends...: On what type of surgery was performed and where on the tibia it was done. Please provide more details.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
8-9 months: An acl revision is seldom as simple as a first time acl reconstruction, so rehab would often be a bit more guarded. However, given good graft fixation ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Carotid surgery: It is generally a one or two day hospitalization and several weeks at home after that depending on your recovery process and your surgeons instruction ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
About 4-6 weeks: 4-6 weeks to fully recover from the elbow surgery, although the tingling etc might recover more slowly. Most recovery from tingling would be obtained ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
12-16 weeks: It take some time longer than to healed it depends on the fractures.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Mutifactorial: It depends on the overall condition of the knee, age of patient, physical condition, and expectations. Recovery will range from 2 weeks to 2 months.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Depends on type of surgery and your body. Ask your surgeon.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
6 weeks: But it also depends on what they did.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Parker
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Options:: Typically, if you have a "full-thickness" or "full-width" tear of pretty much anything, I recommend having a surgeon take a look. Soft tissues can oft ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Depending on what procedure was performed, recovery may be a few weeks with a debridement, and 4-6 months with a labral repair and femoroplasty/acetab ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
10-16weeks: If there is no complications.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Depends: On the fracture type, how well the surgery went, what the doc saw intraoperatively....Hence, all these questions should be discussed with your surgeon ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
4-6 weeks: Most patients return to non-lifting jobs in 4-6 weeks after this surgery.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
2-4 weeks: It depends on how bad the inflammation was, laparoscopic or not?, how long you waited prior to surgery . Whether there was perf or not? Still, in mo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Typically 4-6 weeks: Most routine arthroscopic meniscus procedure take about 4-6 weeks for recovery. Usually you are wlaking well within a few days but it usually take ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
44 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Couple of months: After excision of radial head first two weeksare rough and you will not be able to use the arm. Then gradually you will be allowed to start excercisin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
Usually: I can tell you from personal experience that 4-12 weeks. 12 weeks for full all out recovery.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Deprends: On ttype of fusion what approach anterior alif or plif or xilf allograft autograft bmp how many levels your diagnosis definition of recovery 6months ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Arthroscopic surgery: Have an evaluation with your orthopedist who did the surgery. Physical therapy for sure.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
29 years experience in Podiatry
5-8 months: Depending on the actual procedure that is done, most people are nonweightbearing in a cast for 4-6 weeks then weightbearing cast for 4-6 weeks, then p ... Read More
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