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How long does it take to recover from a hip labral tear arthroscopic surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a hip labral tear arthroscopic surgery?

Approximately 3 mnth: General speaking 3 months, although recovery time can vary based on the severity of your injury and activity level that you wish to resume following the procedure. You can read about lady gaga's recent recovery and view the names of several professional athletes that undergown the procedure on my blog at http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/hip/. ...Read more

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27 y/o f w/ r hip labral tear. Ortho recommended arthroscopic surgery right away due to young age and click.. Typical? What will rehab timeframe be?

27 y/o f w/ r hip labral tear.  Ortho recommended arthroscopic surgery right away due to young age and click.. Typical?  What will rehab timeframe be?

Rehab is long: You will typically feel better in a matter if weeks but your hip will be stiff. You have to protect the repair while it heals. Typically 8 weeks. Then you have to continue to work on motion and strengthening. Over the next 1-2 months full recovery at 6 months or so. ...Read more

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Labral tear hip surgery 18months ago.pain past month+&had mri-indicated"could represent residual fraying/fissuring or complex re-tear".help me prepare?

Labral tear hip surgery 18months ago.pain past month+&had mri-indicated"could represent residual fraying/fissuring or complex re-tear".help me prepare?

Hip labral tears: After previous hip labral surgery, it is often difficult (or impossibe) to tell on MRI if there is a new tear versus post-surgical changes. Did you re-injure yourself? If not, unlikely a new tear. Recommend following up with your hip surgeon for further recommendations ...Read more

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Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Every surgery is: Every surgery is major, those labar tear could be done by hole in the skin around the hip joint or some time need open surgery. The open surgery is more involved. ...Read more

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Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

2nd opinion: Sounds like you already saw a surgeon and aren't sure about it. Feel free to ask for a second opinion to ease you mind. ...Read more

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Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Possibly.: If you are having symptoms and you have not responded to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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I have had hip athroscopy for minor labral tear, 3 months post surgery I am still in agony. Is this normal?

I have had hip athroscopy for minor labral tear, 3 months post surgery I am still in agony. Is this normal?

Can be: It is not abnormal to take 4-6 months and even a year for the pain to go away. However, I am concerned about you being in agony. This should be evaluated by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Had hip surgery 18 months ago for labral tear.did 6 months PT &everything was fine until pain walking past week as bad as pre-surgery.bad?need new op?

Had hip surgery 18 months ago for labral tear.did 6 months PT &everything was fine until pain walking past week as bad as pre-surgery.bad?need new op?

Labral tear: May be as simple as a sprain/strain injury. Re-injuring the labrum from just walking would be unlikely, especially if you recovered fully from the surgery. Recommend rest, anti-inflammatories, low impact activity and a follow-up visit with your surgeon if the symptoms do not improve over 10-14 days ...Read more

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I had hip arthroscopic surgery in february to repair a labral tear. Now all my bursa get inflamed with any activity. What can I do?

I had hip arthroscopic surgery in february to repair a labral tear. Now all my bursa get inflamed with any activity. What can I do?

Depends: Use ice, over the counter meds such as Ibuprofen or naproxen, & pt exercises to strengthen muscles to keep muscles balanced. If not enough, then need prescription anti-inflammatory meds or a corticosteroid injection to calm down bursitis. ...Read more