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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibilities: The pain can be caused by a number of possibilities, such as a pinched nerve in the arm, a pinched nerve in the neck, overuse, tendonitis, etc. Unfor ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
6-8 weeks: This is mostly due to the position of the scar.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
3-6 months: The initial healing is relatively quick 3-4 weeks, but until 100% it may take many months. It is important to follow your doctors post-op instructions ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Steve Jobs syndrome: Ulnar nerve entrapment or compression tends to initially have more sensory symptoms as opposed to motor symptoms. The ulnar nerve supplies or innervat ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone Spur: Recovery is based on the amount of work needed to repair your bone spur. Full recovery following surgery can take anywhere from one to six months. Mo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a hand surgeon: Fractures through joint surfaces are generally more problematic than those outside of joints. Depending on a number of factors, they may predispose to ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Recovery rare: Complete disruption of the scapholunate interval leads to instability and disassociation. This very rarely heals on its own usually requiring surgical ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience 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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Needs imaging: Possible injury to your nerve roots at the C6 level. If your symptoms persist you may need to see an orthopedic surgeon and get MRIs to see if there i ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Crunching or crepitus is common after reconstructive surgery and not to worry unless it is painful or there is an associated catch or clunk. The burni ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Surgery: It may take up to three months for you surgery to heal.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Unstable: Transverse fracture of 4th metacarpal tends to be unstable and difficult to stabilize with closed reduction and casting. It often requires open reduct ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: How can you expect anyone who is unable to examine your wrist and order appropriate imaging studies to tell you for certain? They are many more likely ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
that's a statement: ?Is. Why do you have pain still? Many women of ur age do have some arthritis @ the base of the thumb which may not have been symptomatic, but the dist ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Weeks: Bone healing is a process that takes weeks ... The bones need to be stable for this to take place.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
30 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Many variables: Results from ankle fracture management depend on the surgeon's ability to obtain "perfect" alignment as very subtle discrepancies can have profound af ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Most light activities are initiated 2 weeks post-op, with lifting around 6 weeks. Progressed thereafter as tolerated. Many patients experience disco ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Parker
17 years experience 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
?: There is not an area referred to as the Anterior Tarsal Tunnel. These are questions you should speak with your surgeon about.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhay Varma
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Radial nerve: If the question is about "plastic surgery" in radial nerve palsies then some patients may benefit from tendon transfer surgery.
A female asked:
Dr. David Moats
35 years experience Podiatry
4 to 8 weeks: This can take 4 to 8 weeks depending on whether you use crutches and remain non weight bearing and/or wear an air boot cast too. The deviation of the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Typically this is a surgical problem requiring repair or reconstruction of the ligament. It rarely responds to rest or immobilization but requires art ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Similar but dift: The symptoms of a sprain vs fracture involve a combination of pain, swelling and some motion limitation. The best way to differentiate the two would ... Read More
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