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Driving After Achilles Tendon Surgery
Yes: Get approval from your doctor.. Biggest problem with being seated for a prolonged period of time, it can cause undo swelling so you need to keep it elevated as much as possible (first class seat) . There is also the increased possibility of getting a blood clot (DVT) of the leg. Some rec: wiggly your toes as much as possible to keep blood moving and take baby aspirin. Possibly need Lovenox (enoxaparin) shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle ext retinaculum torn after fasciotomy & injury in PT. Tib ant bowstringing. How can reconstruct retinaculum w/o causing CS pressure to return?
Reconstruction?: Plantaris tendon (if you have one) overlay may do the trick as a static wrap between tibialis posterior and Achilles tendons. Talk to your Orthopedist or plastic surgeon at a University setting ...Read more
Can i play golf after complete achilles' tendon removed after wound and skin graft is healed and are tendon transfers for Achilles sucessful?
On your side: This seems to be the most comfortable position ...Read more
3 weeks post op shoulder surgery repair torn labrum & torn rotator cuff. Physical therapy started. Is popping and clicking normal after surgery?
Yes, don't worry.: Not all popping and clicking is a sign of trouble. In fact, because of the swelling that occurs after most shoulder surgeries, it is common. Remember to ice, do gentle range of motion exercises and begin early strengthening as directed by you surgeon and carried out by your physical therapist. In time, the noises will resolve as you recover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ankle superior extensor retinaculum be replaced/reconstructed? 1 year ago after fasciotomy remaining retinaculum completely tore away/bowstringing
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed. ...Read more
8-9 months: An acl revision is seldom as simple as a first time acl reconstruction, so rehab would often be a bit more guarded. However, given good graft fixation, and a well-performed procedure, the expected recovery should be the same. Expect 6-12 weeks for return to daily activities and 8-9 months ideally before return to cutting sports. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Immediately: Not exactly sure what you are asking but scar tissue forms fairly soon after any type of surgery. I am guessing you are concerned moreso with scar tissue that can be a problem after the surgery. Typically after flexor tendon surgery esp a 2nd one, you should be attending dedicated hand therapy which will help regain your motion and function safely, and limit the deleterious effects of scar tissu. ...Read more
In general, post cavus surgery(calcaneal&dorsiflex osteotomies, cut plantar fascia, transfer longus to brevis), realistic everyday & sporting ability?
My husband's patella tendon was torn during surgery for a total knee replacement. How will the recovery from the tendon injury effect tkr recovery?
Varies: With a good repair, it should go on to heal well. There are precautions to take to reduce the risk of it becoming a problem. Discuss these issues with your surgeon who has the best information about the actual situation and the repair technique and how he/she wants to manage it for best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery (tarsal tunnel, plantar nerve rel., medial foot fasciotomy) 3 weeks ago. Staples just removed - no pt. What exercises are safe to do to rehab?
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