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Dr. Alex Meyers
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Elbow Surgery (Overview)

Any invasive procedure utilized to treat pathology or injury about the elbow.


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Son had elbow surgery how long recovery?

Son had elbow surgery how long recovery?

It depends...: On the surgical procedure - this is exactly the type of question that should have been answered already by the surgeon. Go back and ask your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Alex Meyers
57 doctors shared insights

Elbow Surgery (Overview)

Any invasive procedure utilized to treat pathology or injury about the elbow.


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How long is the recovery from elbow surgery?

How long is the recovery from elbow surgery?

Variable: 4-6 weeks for minimally invasive or arthroscopic surgery to 6-8 months for major surgery such as fracture repair, ligament reconstruction or replacement. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Managing Tennis Elbow (Checklist)

Remember to rest your elbow and arm
Daily
Take anti-inflammatories to address pain
Daily
Try physical therapy to help recovery
1 Hrs, Weekly for 14 days
Take breaks when using your elbow during activities
Daily
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What is the definition or description of: elbow surgery?

What is the definition or description of: elbow surgery?

Elbow durgery: Any invasive procedure utilized to treat pathology or injury about the elbow. ...Read more

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What to do if i need elbow surgery and im scared! does it hurt afterwards?

What to do if i need elbow surgery and im scared! does it hurt afterwards?

Every surgery does -: Hurt but the pain improves readily over the next 2-3 weeks. Being scared is normal and many people feel that way. Rest assured you'll be well taken care for it and pain meds would be given to you. Follow your surgeon's orders completely for getting optimum results. ...Read more

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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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Is it normal to feel no pain after broken elbow surgery?

Yes, that can happen: I see 1-2 patients every couple of months, who have no need for any pain meds after surgery. After a fractured bone is fixed, the pain greatly reduces. So you are quite normal. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more