Top
10
Doctor insights on: Athletic Ability Changes After Microfracture Surgery

Share
1

1
Will I still be able to play soccer after recovering from height surgery? Or will the longer legs upset my athletic ability?

Will I still be able to play soccer after recovering from height surgery? Or will the longer legs upset my athletic ability?

Need to recover: Part of the anser depends on how well you played soccer to begin with. With any surgery involving the bones there is a period of recovery that has to take place, and if your legs were made significantly longer, you probably need some therapy to adjust to your new gait. Try to give yourself some time, and ask your doctor what he expects your recovery to be. ...Read more

2

2
Does having testicular surgery as a child affect my ability to have children?

Does having testicular surgery as a child affect my ability to have children?

Possibly: It really depends on the type of problem you had as a child and the surgery performed to correct it. If the testicle was undescended but was brought down into the scrotum promptly, Is unlikely that you have any decreased spermatogenesis in that testis. The best way to know is to submit a semen sample for analysis (sperm count) ...Read more

3

3
If you have had cataract surgery, how did it affect your ability to work?

If you have had cataract surgery, how did it affect your ability to work?

Should not: Cataract surgery should not affect your ability to work. You should be able to return to a normal work schedule and activities in 24-48 hours. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
During and after surgery will Suboxone block the pain killing ability or just the euphoria effects of pain killing meds?

During and after surgery will Suboxone block the pain killing ability or just the euphoria effects of pain killing meds?

Suboxone: The Naloxone blocks kappa receptors euphoric effects. Sub ozone will not block the analgesic effects of your post-operative medication. If your procedure warrants regional anaesthesia, request it from your anaesthesiologist. ...Read more

6

6
Could foot surgery affect my running ability?

Could  foot surgery affect my running ability?

Yes: Depends on the type of foot surgery. Simple bunion or hammertoe surgery will not affect you as much as other foot surgeries such as reconstruction foot surgery. However, even with a bunion or hammertoe surgery you will need to adjust your running regiment until your foot swelling and pain subsides. Your doctor who is doing the surgery should answer and clarify this for you. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Do you think a surgery on a bunion would affect sports playing ability?

Do you think a surgery on a bunion would affect sports playing ability?

Yes: Hopefully it could improve the ability, but it depends. A purely cosmetic surgery may pose a challenge though. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Suffer nerve damage from neuroma surgery. Affects ability to work so what can I do?

Suffer nerve damage from neuroma surgery. Affects ability to work so what can I do?

What?where?: By neuroma you say swelling in a nerve?Which?Arm, foot like morton neuroma--brain like acoustic neuroma--- if it cause symptoms like pain, numbness --you were expecting some nerbe damage after surgery--if pain is new it could be stump neuroma of course disability depend on what type of work, standing, sitting, mental activity, work on computer--i still cannot see how all type of work cannot be done. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
Will chin augmentation affect my ability to grow a beard? Will the scars from chin augmentation surgery inhibit my ability to grow a beard in the future? .

Will chin augmentation affect my ability to grow a beard? Will the scars from chin augmentation surgery inhibit my ability to grow a beard in the future?

.

Chin surgery: It should not have any affect on growing hair. However, if the access is made through the skin, the surgeon has to close it nicely, so you do not develop a wide scar, which prohibits growth of hair. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Would a surgery on a bunion affect one's ability to play sports?

Would a surgery on a bunion affect one's ability to play sports?

Possibly: This would depend on many factors: severity of the deformity, joint damage, healing ability and planned sports activity. If the articular cartilage of the joint is in good shape and you recover appropriately, most return to their normal sports activity. Addressing your deformity in a timely fashion works best. Waiting too long can lead to excessive joint damage. See your foot surgeon. ACFAS.org ...Read more