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How to exercise after brain surgery?

How to exercise after brain surgery?

Brain surgery: The amount and type of exercise after a brain surgery is based on what was done and how extensive the procedure was - I would speak to the neurosurgeon directly and see what limitations might be needed and how you can do. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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How quickly after brain surgery are you able to excersise?

How quickly after brain surgery are you able to excersise?

Good question: If u are taking about a craniotomy where the skull was opened and put back, I'd suggest discussing it with your surgeon at your routine post-op visit. The answer will vary among docs and depending on the nature of the surgery, but at least six to eight weeks is a good assumption. Even then, you should start slowly & build over time, paying attention to what your body is telling u. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How much time after brain surgery until I can skate on ice?

How much time after brain surgery until I can skate on ice?

Depends: This is going to depend on the nature of your surgery and your experience skating. Are you wearing a helmet (suggested). Have this discussion with your neurosurgeon, he or she is in the best position to help with this. ...Read more

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How long does it take, (after brain surgery) for you to heal?

How long does it take, (after brain surgery) for you to heal?

Usually 2-3 months: Obviously the length of time to recover from a craniotomy is influenced by many factors such as the type of procedure, the pathology, age, and other medical problems. But in general, most patients have recovered from surgery in 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Why can't my son cry after brain surgery?

Why can't my son cry after brain surgery?

More information: is needed. First discuss this with the surgeon. Write back with more information. (Type of brain surgery, timing of events, attempts to cry, etc ? ) Hopefully things will work out just fine. ...Read more

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Is it common to have dementia after brain surgery?

Is it common to have dementia after brain surgery?

No: Underlying cognitive issues can be worsened following surgery, but to have new dementia following brain surgery would be unusual. Complications, such as stroke or infection, could lead to such problems. Consider what the surgery was for. Ruptured aneurysms in certain locations are one instance commonly associated with cognitive changes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get headaches months after brain surgery?

Is it normal to get headaches months after brain surgery?

Depends: This would depend on the nature of the headaches. If incisional pain or scalp pain, this is not unusual as there are many nerves that are cut as the scalp is incised. This may lead to scalp neuromas which most often subside over time. If there are severe headaches within-a pressure sensation, this suggests an intracranial process. For example, if a brain tumor, you need to worry about expansion. ...Read more

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After brain surgery, how long do you have to wait to drink alchohol?

Neurosurgery: The standard recommendation is three months, sometimes longer depending on the extent of the surgery. ...Read more

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