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Athletic Ability Changes After Microfracture Surgery
What type of lifestyle can I expect after meniscus transplant surgery w/ ACL revision? Return to sports? Activities to avoid?
Never give up: The goal of these surgeries is full functional recovery. The success is highly dependent on the post-op rehab. Work hard in rehab. And follow restrictions closely, and you may be surprised with your functional success. Not everyone gets back to high level athletics, but some do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Elite level sports performance requires near 1 1/2 years of aggressive therapy and strengthening. If you can put this level of effort into your rehab, you can regain your speed and agility. ...Read more
When can patients resume their activities after aortic aneurysm repair surgery using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest technique?
Surgical approach?: The incision used will dictate activity rather than the use of dhca. I would assume you had a sternotomy (through the breastbone). You should lift no more than 5-10# for 2-3 months until the underlying bone heals, after which you should be able to resume normal activity. Have this discussion with your surgeon who should outline the plan for return to full activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the average time to rehab and return to work (truck driver) after surgery to repair torn LCL, MCL, and Patellar tendon? Surgery was 8-12-14.
Yoursurgeon: The best one to answer this for you is your sugeon.S/he should have given you instructions.Speedy recovery. ...Read more
6 wks after osteotomies & peroneal tendon repair & transfer for cavus foot, low impact sports allowed. Will higher impact usually be allowed in time?
I'm surprised: Low impact is allowed at six weeks, I would double check to make sure that was allowed... ...Read more
After surgery for quinolone induced bilateral insertional Achilles tendinosis, can I expect to resume previous level of aggressive athletic activity?
How long during recovery after a knee microfracture surgery does one continue to experience knee pain?
Five months: Post operative pain and swelling are dependant on the location and depth/width of the lesson. Gentle nonweight bearing exercises (stationary bike) are used for the first month, then strengthening is begun. Sports participation should be limited for 4-6 months. Pain and swelling start to improve around 2-3 months past op. At 5 months most people feel pretty good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
good question: For your orthopedic surgeon, since cases will vary. ...Read more
How soon after shoulder stabilization surgery will i be able to return to active lifestyle (yoga)? Probability of dislocation post surgery?
Acl surgery (hamstring autograft) in 3days..Age22, m, badminton coach.When will i be able to atleast walk.Dat too without any external bulky aid?
After vitrectomy for macular pucker, how does the patient function in daily living activities during the recovery process. ?
Post surgery: You should receive specific instructions from your doctor and follow them very closely. Report to your doctor asap. ...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
Sometimes: Although many patients experience some effects on the brain as the result of cardiac bypass, personality changes are not particularly common. The most common changes require sophisticated neuropsychological testing to detect. Drugs and unanticipated adverse outcomes can also affect personality following surgery. Off pump surgery has been touted as a solution, however this has not been born out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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