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1week ago my knee popped out went to ER doc placed knee back & took ex-rays when can I take the long brace off go swimming or exercise on it?
Now!: You should start doing straight leg raises and quad exercises immediately keep working on icing and getting the swelling down. There are special knee braces to stabilize the patella and get you out of the big knee immobilizer and walking normally. Swimming is ok but avoid breaststroke kick. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ra. I got several achilies tendon tears. Supposed to start pt dec 31. Alot of pain and numbness. Should i go to er? Use crutches or wrap?
What can I take for pain meds? I had surgery on my arm Friday & the hydrocodone makes me itch like I'm covered in tics!
Call your: prescribing physician and ask for acute medication adjustment. It is a good possibility that you are allergic to opioids. There are many good painkillers out there to keep you comfortable. Get well soon. ...Read more
I tore my rotator cuff october 26. The dr put me in a sling but i fell on it again tonite. I am in severe pain. Should i go back to the ER ?
Hi I have a ruptured acl, torn meniscus and PCL damage too. I spent 5 weeks in a cast, now 2nd week into physio. Will i require surgery? I'm 23 thanks
ACL Reconstruction: Acl tears do not heal on their own & having it replaced can help you maintain a healthy/ active lifestyle in the years to come. The acl is a major knee stabalizer, and can provide security to your knee that may prevent further damage to nearby tendons, ligaments, muscles, articular cartilage, meniscus, & bones when compared to a "loose knee". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had microfracture knee surgery 3 days ago, & i'm wondering why my doctor put me in a imoblizer w toe touch weight bearing?How long am i in the brace
Up to 8 weeks at ---: Least. Check with your surgeon, as he/she is the only one who knows what they saw and did what had to be done. Do not ask any one else about it, as you might hurt yourself. So ask your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
I had knee surgery on both knees back in 2004 from a car accident, i haven't completely healed from it, what can I do do I need to take out the pins for better use of my legs?
Orthopedics: I'm sure your situation is far too complex for a simple answer. Get a couple of opinions from different orthopedic docs. It depends what you mean by "healed". If you still have chronic open wounds that is almost certainly a chronic infection. If you mean you aren't back to pre-crash function then you may be as good as it is going to get. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How would I know if I tore my ACL again? Had patella tendon graft put in knee, I just worked out and it's now swollen had surgery May 15, 2014
I saw the dr yesterday & was told that I have a MCL strain due to twisting my knee. My ?, how long will the instability last & should I wrap my knee
See ORS : See an orthopedic surgeon if pain is not improved in 10-14 days. 'twisting ' injuries can sprain the medial coll. Ligament but isolated injuries w/ your mechanism are more likely to tear cartilage( meniscus).Sprains of mcl occur most commonly w/ a force on the outside of your knee.(if your foot was planted and your knee bucked inward from a force).If your knee twisted ...Meniscus more likely. ...Read more
Arthroscopic right knee, and lateral fibula fracture i fell on my knee at work, i did therapy for 10 weeks and a cortizon shot, didn't work, so i had scop done on my knee 5 weeks later, it lock up and my ankle turned and i fractured it at the tip of the f
Not sure of question: I would expect about 6 weeks for recovery after a typical arthroscopic procedure. If you sprained your ankle after that, you most likely wont need ankle surgery. I would try to brace your ankle and consider some rehab ankle reconstructions are not common and usually not necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hey I chipped my hip bone yesterday and the hospital gave me crutches but I have a appointment with the fracture clinic on Tuesday. what will they do?
Hip fracture : U should be seen to ensure they gave u the correct diagnosis as well as checking to see if the treatment is correct ...Read more
Can I avoid ACL surgery? I live normal lifestyle. I can not walk on my right leg as had ACL Tear on 11th April. I am ready to go for rehab if surgery
It depends on age &-: - activities you engage in or what work you do. If a brace helps you can try that. ...Read more
When i see my doc for my 1st post op visit will he take me out of the knee imoblizer and put me in a brace? I had microfracture knee surgery last wk.
I broke my ankle 3 weeks ago and i wear an air boot and not putting weight on the foot. I have been working since the day after, because the doctor said it was ok, but some people tell me i'm crazy?
I recently had knee surgery. On nov. 4th 2011 I had a cadaver ACL put in my right knee. Will I be able to snow ski again?
Usually Yes...: It usually takes about 6 months and sometimes a bit longer after cadaver acl reconstruction to return to full, demanding recreational activities like skiing. Sometimes and acl brace is protective of the repair if the patient feels better with the brace or if there is any concern about knee stability after the repair. The ultimate decision should be made with your surgeon after an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hey I chipped my hip bone yesterday and the hospital gave me crutches. I have a appointment with the fracture clinic on Tuesday. What will they do?
Many things: you broke your hip. It is important that you follow with the clinic. The may repeat your xray. The may tell you that you have to use crutches for 6 weeks. To break a hip takes alot of stress. Make sure to listen to your doctors and find out what you can do to make sure it does not happen again. ...Read more
After surgery for an ovarian cyst and a removed appendix can I smoke weed? I am on Ibprophon 600mg. And just finished the oxycondones. pain hurts wors
Contact your surgeon: Do not recommend self medication after surgery ...Read more
I have a tiny torn maniscus on both sides doc won't perform surgery it's been 6 wk & i just started pt. How long is recovery?
PT: 4-6 weeks-minimum- not sure about why your orthopedic won't perform surgery-but pt is definitely the right approach. ...Read more