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How long after a broken hip surgery will a person be permitted to walk?

How long after a broken hip surgery will a person be permitted to walk?

Next Day: There are typically 4 types of orthopedic implants for hip fractures. 1. Cannulated screws 2. Sliding hip screw 3. Cephalomedullary nail and 4. Partial or total hip replacement implants. With all implants some sort of weight bearing is allowed immediately. It is the reason we fix most hip fractures, to prevent complications associated with bedrest. I let all patients bear weight as pain allows. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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How long after a broken hip surgery is a person be permitted to walk without walker?

How long after a broken hip surgery is a person be permitted to walk without walker?

It varies: It depends on the nature, severity, & type of break as well as the general condition of the person and bone quality. On average 8-12 weeks. ...Read more

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Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Yes much better: Total knee replacement is made to reduce pain and improve function. Patients walk much better after recovering from a total knee than they did before total knee surgery. Most walk close to normal or normal once they have fully recovered. ...Read more

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How long following surgery for a broken wrist before you can go on a flabalos machine?

How long following surgery for a broken wrist before you can go on a flabalos machine?

Let me help you: It depend on the fracture you had and the treatment methods. Simple fracture need 6 weeks to heal and two weeks to recover your movements. Start easy and progress with no pain and swelling. ...Read more

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I have an ankle fracture, it requires surgery so they can put in a plate. How long will this surgery take?

I have an ankle fracture, it requires surgery so they can put in a plate. How long will this surgery take?

About 90 minutes: It actually depends on whether one or both bones are broken, or if it is more complicated fracture, which might take longer. As long as a good job is done, length of time it takes to do it, doesn't matter. I am sure you'll agree. ...Read more

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How long will it take for me to be able to return to my job as a housekeeper after knee surgery for a bucket handle tear of my medial meniscus?

How long will it take for me to be able to return to my job as a housekeeper after knee surgery for a bucket handle tear of my medial meniscus?

Depends: If your surgeon can repair (stitch together) the tear, then you will need crutches and may also require a brace with restricted motion for up to 6 weeks, followed by rehab to regain strength and motion. If the tear is not repairable and your surgeon simply trims it out, then you can return much quicker. Probably within 2-4 weeks based on your comfort. Your young age helps speed your recovery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be able to walk or drive a vehicle after bunion surgery?

How long does it take to be able to walk or drive a vehicle after bunion surgery?

It depends: Certainly, if the bunion surgery was on your left foot (and you drive an automatic transmission), you can drive almost immediately. The anesthesia has to clear your system and you should not be driving while taking pain meds. If it is your right foot, it depends on the procedure. Usually, i allow my patients to drive about 10 days post-op. It does vary patient to patient. No recreational walking. ...Read more

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How long after surgery for a meniscus tear will i be able to drive again?

How long after surgery for a meniscus tear will i be able to drive again?

Depends: Your tear required arthroscopy with partial meniscectomy. Surgeon removed part of your meniscus. Only he knows the extent of the procedure and he can give you guidance when you can drive. ...Read more

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My friend will have surgery to fix a torn tendon in his leg. How long should it take to recover?

My friend will have surgery to fix a torn tendon in his leg. How long should it take to recover?

Depends: On the tendon and type of repair. Probably looking at at least several months. Physical therapy at the appropriate point of healing process will help. ...Read more

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How long will it take a diabetic to recover from a fractured pelvis?

How long will it take a diabetic to recover from a fractured pelvis?

If your glucose: Is well-controlled, you should heal the same as anyone else. It will depend upon the type and severity of the fracture, and what had to be done to repair it. Best check w/your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after a hip replacement does it take to be walking pain free?

How long after a hip replacement does it take to be walking pain free?

2-6 weeks: While some patients with severe disease, and/or an inflammatory component (eg. Rheumatoid arthritis), can have immediate pain relief, most patients are not requiring pain medications somewhere between 2-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover after a displaced ankle fracture without having surgery?

How long does it take to recover after a displaced ankle fracture without having surgery?

Surgery: Generally most ankle fractures classified as displaced requires some form of surgery. The reason is that displacement can cause angular problems with the ankle joint itself. ...Read more

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How long will a patient with a broken pelvis stay in rehab?

How long will a patient with a broken pelvis stay in rehab?

Depends: The length of recovery will depend on the location and severity of the fracture. Did it require surgery? A patient may be in rehab for only a week, or several months. ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from a partial knee replacement surgery? What will healing be like? Will i be able to maintain an active lifestyle?

How long will it take to recover from a partial knee replacement surgery? What will healing be like? Will i be able to maintain an active lifestyle?

4-6 weeks: Why is a 23 yo asking the question? Recovery is faster than totals. But, it is still dependent on proper technique. In general, the procedure is for patients with isolated one compartment arthritis. Recovery is relatively short, and you can slowly resume all activities. Still, running, and heavy stress on the knee should be tempered to try to prolong the life of the joint. ...Read more

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How long does it take for me to jog again after a bone graft from the hips to a fractured scaphoid?

How long does it take for me to jog again after a bone graft from the hips to a fractured scaphoid?

Four weeks : I am going to make a couple of assumptions. Since this was a bone graft to the scaphoid bone, I am presuming that is small bone graft and was taken from your pelvis. That being the case, there should not be any structural harm with running or jogging. Local discomfort would suggest that you might need 3 to 4 weeks before resuming this activity. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long will i be in a cast for a scaphoid fracture?

How long will i be in a cast for a scaphoid fracture?

8 t0 12 weeksA: Depend upon location and quality of the fx.Usually is between 8 to 12 weeks for uncomplicated fx.Assuming you are referring to the wrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Toman
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Hip Surgery (Definition)

Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery ...Read more


Dr. Charles Toman
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Hip Fracture (Definition)

A condition in which there is a break in the upper quarter of ...Read more