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severe muscle pain after surgery

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Theraband : Your doctor can refer u to a physical therapist who can instruct u on a home program to strengthen your ankle muscles w/ theraband( including your per ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
9 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Muscles do heal. Usually, surgeons avoid muscles when possible. However, sometimes going through muscle is inevitable. Where possible, muscle can be s ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Mohr
22 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Muscles atrophy after surgery and/or nonuse. Through rehab and strengthening exercises, muscles will typically regain pre surgical strength.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Zuckman
41 years experience Podiatry
What type of surgery: Walking with gradual increase in distance and speed will help you regain muscle mass in your calf.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Leg movements: Many reasons why. You do not state how long after surgery, hours, days, weeks. Many issues with anesthesia after surgery for several days for some f ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not sure: I have not seen anyone with anterior tibialis herniation in over 20 years of practice, but can't say how rare it is. Usually after surgery it is said ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Maybe: It really depends on what type of surgery you need. It also depends on what your surgeon feels comfortable with. But a lot of mitral, aortic valve sur ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Can not say: Blood clots in the veins of legs (DVT) are a concern after surgery. Its diagnosed by ultrasound. Symptoms typically include leg swelling, discoloratio ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: It probably is secondary to postop inflammatory changes in the chest wall after cabg.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is never normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong.

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