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How Can I Strengthen My Elbow After Surgery
When is earliest I can start exercise to flex/strengthen muscle(ex:pronation/supination/flexion/extension) after monteggia fracture on elbow surgery?
Talk to your doc: There are many factors affecting when you can start motion. Most important is the fracture pattern, the quality of bone, and the rigidity of the fixation. These are questions only your orthopaedist can answer for you. In general they will want to get you moving as quickly as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tennis elbow: Sounds surgery for tennis elbow. I am sorry to hear that you didn't get better. I used to operate on tennis elbow after 6 weeks of failed conservative treatment. Now i wait for at least 12-18 months. Reason is, most get better with time. Mri often suggests "torn tendon" but surgery is rarely needed. Diagnosis can be incorrect, since other conditions can cause same symptoms. Get 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery 3 1/2 months ago on my elbow. In the morning when I bend it,it fells like I'm tearing everything he did.I do my p.t. Is this normal?
See below: Depending on the surgery and your degree of health, as well as rehab, it should heal within 12 weeks. ...Read more
Try elbow pad: A pinched nerve in the elbow sounds consistent with an ulnar neuropathy. This is frequently caused by pressure on the elbow , in the region of the "funny bone, " that can occur with certain positions, such as having the elbows rest on arm rests. Sometimes surgery is necessary, but other times taking pressure off the elbows by repositioning and/or wearing elbow pads can be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How soon can I drive after having surgery for lateral and medial epicondylitis on the left elbow?
When to drive: As soon as you are off pain medications etc., and the doctor clears you for that activity. ...Read more
I have severe tendonitis on both of my inner elbows, is surgery a good option? I have tried all other options the pain is terrible.
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