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How Long Should I Rest After Hernia Surgery
Days to weeks: The recovery time varies with the size and location of the hernia and the method of repair. The most common hernia operation i perform is via the laparoscopic approach. I encourage my patients to return to their baseline aerobic activities as soon as possible, typically within 7-10 days. In general, i advise against heavy lifting for 3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There are a variety or several types of hernias, and many are repaired differently. A hernia is a weakness in the abdominal wall (such as inguinal, umbilical, incisional) or diaphragm (hiatal hernia). Surgery to repair the hernia can involve use of sutures, and possible use of mesh. Open or laparoscopic surgery can be a means to repair hernias, with laparoscopic ...Read more
As tolerated : I tell my patients to return to usual activity as treated by pain and discomfort. Just listen to your body and use common sense and you'll be fine. As always however, there may be features unique to your case, and you should check with your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hernia: That depends on what kind of hernia, how big it is, and what you do for work. If you have a desk job and had an uncomplicated hernia repair, you could be back to work in a week. In general, you shouldn't do anything strenuous (the gym, heavy lifting) for 6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to expect before and after surgery for osgood schlatters? How long is recovery & will i be on crutches after surgery?
4-8 wks: Removing the 'bump' below your knee if it continues to be [email protected] age17 will require you to be on crutches for a period of time after surgery.If your ors is able to " shell out " the bone out of your patellar tendon( ossicle) or has to'chisel out' or osteotomize the prominent tubercle ( or both) will determine how long.Best of luck! ...Read more
Yes!!!: You should be walking the day after your acl surgery. The best outcomes come with starting an advanced rehab protocol which focuses on regain full range of motion early and then strength. ...Read more
At least a month: Depends what sports you are talking about. I would be careful about serious contact sports ever. You still have a risk of ptx on the other side scuba diving is out as is skydiving. Recreational sports, tennis, baseball, soccer, etc are ok once your incisions have healed. ...Read more
As tolerated: This would typically be return to normal activity as tolerated by pain. Check with you surgeon however, because ever case is unique. ...Read more
After ACL reconstruction, how long should I wait before returning to rugby? I'm not suffering any symptoms after the surgery!
2 weeks: About 2 weeks if you are feeling well and the swelling is down and incisions are fully healed. ...Read more
Post op: Depends on your surgeons preference. Most say 4-6 weeks before strenuous physical activity. Better ask the surgeon for sure though ...Read more
Should quit it: Pain medicines are to be used only if you hurt. Pain after operation is typically gone in 3, 5 days. If it is one week or more since your surgery, you should stop taking it or use tylenol (acetaminophen) instead...It is much safer to use... If needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after urethral duverticulum surgery will I be healed, what should I expect during healing?
6 weeks or more: Recovery depends on how complicated the surgery is. Small diverticulae can be easily removed. Large can be more complicated and result in some stress incontinenece. Discuss this with your surgeon. Never, never, never be afraid to ask questions.Its your body! if you are not getting answers then its time for a second opinion. ...Read more
No definite answer: Meniscus tears that are repairable should be repaired as expeditiously as possible. No one can know for certain when or if another injury will occur. Further injury may convert a repairable tear to a tear that cannot be repaired but only partially removed. While waiting for a likely repair, it is prudent to greatly limit any activities that put the knee and meniscus at risk for further injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends what was done...However usually from 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
How long after my laparoscopic fundoplication should I expect to no longer need pain medication for my surgery pain?
Returning to work: After hernia surgery, it is normally safe to return to work after just a week or so. This assumes that your job does not involve any heavy lifting and that there is a "light duty" position available. If no such position is available, then being out of work for 5-6 weeks is advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Avoid cutting 4-6 mo: Most surgeons recommend against a return to full cutting and contact sports until 4-6 months after surgery. Only then has adequate time passed to allow for adequate quadriceps strength and knee motion to return along with adequate maturation of the graft that was used to reconstruct the torn acl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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