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How Long After Getting A Cartilage Implant Can You Walk On Your Own
Best to ask surgeon: Cartilage restoration surgery performed on areas of the joint that bear weight and feel compressive forces during walking need to be protected to allow the cartilage implant the best chance for healing and clinical success. Crutches would routinely be prescribed for about 6 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
How long of a recovery period should I expect after my butt implants surgery? I'm trying to plan a vacation away. What position do I have to recline or rest after the butt implants are put in? Will i be really sore afterwards? Will i be able to engage in
How long after a patellafemoral replacement are you allowed to drive. It will be on my right knee. I know not while on narcotics...?
How long on average does a person take to start driving again after surgery for a ruptured Achilles in the right foot?
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See a physician: If you have stepped on a nail, you should see a physician to evaluate the wound, perform any irrigation and/or wound repair if warranted and to make sure that your tetanus vaccine is up to date. They will probably also take x-rays to make sure that no foreign body is retained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does anyone know, after microfracture surgery on the knee, how long should a person keep weight off of it?
6 weeks.: The general rule is 6 weeks of non-weight bearing. But check with your surgeon, because weight bearing protocols vary from surgeon to surgeon. ...Read more
If you have surgery on your ankle and are in a splint for 6 weeks then go into a walking cast. Will u be able to walk on it as soon as you get it off ?
I'm getting a lateral release and chondroplasty in a few weeks. How long is normal to be able to put wait on that knee?
How to remove a deep wart on your finger without buying a kit or getting it removed (doctor)? How long will it take to go away on it's own if needed?
wart: Warts on the extremity stay in the skin layer , so there is no ' deep ' wart. There are different sizes , certainly , that seem like one is deeper than another. If it is large , see a doctor for assistance. These are caused by a virus and when large usually do not regress on their own. So , your best course of action is see a physician for the proper assistance. ...Read more
broken bone: Not all broken bones need surgery. Those that do require surgery should be fixed as soon as the soft tissues allow. This varies depending on location. For example, some ankle injuries require a bit longer to allow swelling to resolve before the skin is safe for surgery. Other injuries should be fixed asap such as hip fractures or femur fractures. Talk with your ortho doc. ...Read more
No: Most PCL injuries are minimally symptomatic so simply walking around shouldn't be a problem. Pcl deficient knees are weakest or most symptomatic when going up and down stairs or hills. You can minimize this with a good rehab program which would include quadriceps strengthening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will i be able to move around soon after getting butt implants? I have two kids who i need to chase after on a daily basis. After i get butt implants to improve the look of my flat buttocks, how long will it be before i'm able to move around, squat, and g
How does landing on a straight leg tear your acl? If you jump down 4 steps on a straight knee can you tear your acl? How much force is needed?
Force overload: Acl injuries commonly occur with a non contact rotational motion on a planted extremity. Could occur from a jump down stairs if force exceeds what the knee can tolerate. ...Read more
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
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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