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I had arthroscopic sad and bicep tenotomy done 2 weeks ago. The surgeon found that my mghl is torn. Is surgery necessary?

I had arthroscopic sad and bicep tenotomy done 2 weeks ago. The surgeon found that my mghl is torn. Is surgery necessary?

No.: Surgery may be necessary if your shoulder is unstable. If not unstable, do the exercises that your surgeon has recommended and see how it goes. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Arthroscopy (Definition)

Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: tenotomy?

What is the definition or description of: tenotomy?

Def of tenotomy: The surgical division of a tendon to correct a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as for the correction of strabismus. Also called tendotomy. Compliments of the free dictionary by farlex. ...Read more

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If i were to have tenotomy surgery for the repair of hammertoes, would i be able to resume rigorous physical activity, such as running?

If i were to have tenotomy surgery for the repair of hammertoes, would i be able to resume rigorous physical activity, such as running?

Tenotomy: Yes - however you do have to give the toes a time to heal. Skin or incision healing time is typically 2-3 days, but the toe(s) may still be sore . So give yourself some time to heal and you should be fine. Good luck ! ...Read more

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My mom had wrist tenotomy 2.5 days ago. She feels nothing, as if she didn't have surgery. Is this normal? Her fingers move and are not swollen.

My mom had wrist tenotomy 2.5 days ago. She feels nothing, as if she didn't have surgery. Is this normal? Her fingers move and are not swollen.

Nerve injury: The only way to lose feeling from surgery is an injury to a nerve. This could be a bruising which will resolve to a laceration. Get a second opinion from a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I want to improve my biceps size?

I want to improve my biceps size?

Curls: Use dumbells stating at low weight of 8-10 lbs. Initially. Doing 2-3 sets of 10-12 reps of simple curls for 2 weeks; thereafter increase by 5 lbs/week until complete exhaustion of muscle : not severe pain-weakness. Start as low as possible. Ok to use low weight kettle balls- but more costly. Form and technique are more important than weight , next move to hammer curls. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Tenotomy (Definition)

The surgical division of a tendon to correct a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as for the correction of strabismus. Also called tendotomy. Compliments of the ...Read more