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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have an ankle fracture, it requires surgery so they can put in a plate. How long will this surgery take?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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