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How long does it take for a pinched nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a pinched nerve to heal?

Depends: A pinched nerve has an etiologic factor, a reason. It could be trauma or bad posture or even muscle contraction. If the etiologic factor is controlled, healing happens over weeks, depending on your age, nutrition and even if you are under stress or not or sleeping well or not. ...Read more

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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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How long does it take for the sciatic nerve to recuperate after surgery?

How long does it take for the sciatic nerve to recuperate after surgery?

Not long : Most patients notice that their leg pain is completely gone right after surgery while others may notice the pain gradually getting better over the next couple of weeks. ...Read more

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How long should it take for nerves to heal after back surgery?

How long should it take for nerves to heal after back surgery?

Depends: This depends on how long & severe the compression was as well as the underlying "health" of the nerve-the age of the person, is diabetes involved, a vitamin deficiency, a prior injury or surgery to that nerve, toxic exposure- all play role in prognosis or ability of the nerve to "heal" over time. For most, pain is usually alleviated once nerve is decompressed, but neurologic recovery is variable. ...Read more

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How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

How long should it take for a pinched nerve to heal ?

"Pinched nerve": Depending on the circumstances, the prognosis (outlook) is better in the teenage population. Avoiding aggravating factors and re-injury are key in the healing process. Tobacco use is associated with a poorer prognosis. It can take a few weeks to months. A positive outlook, proportionate body weight, drinking adequate amount of water and a healthy diet will not hurt. The. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

How long does it take for a trapped nerve to heal?

Depends: On several factors , cause , location , type pure sensory pure motor , meted etc more complex and highly at higher end of evaluation slower will be regeneration, nerve will grow less than 1mm a day , means months. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bruised lingual/aveolar nerve to completely heal?

How long does it take for a bruised lingual/aveolar nerve to completely heal?

Varies a lot: Could be a few weeks to a few months. In general, nerves are the slowest healing tissues in our bodies. ...Read more

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How long does it take a patella to heal after surgery?

How long does it take a patella to heal after surgery?

6 wks: Without knowing what you had done it is hard to say for sure. Did you have a broken patella repaired? If so roughly 6 weeks for bone the heal then maybe another 6 or so weeks of therapy. ...Read more

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After surgery how long does it take a brachial plexus to recover?

After surgery how long does it take a brachial plexus to recover?

It varies greatly: Healing time varies with the individual, severity of the injury and the extent of the surgery. Be patient and follow your physicians plan. It is necessary to let the surgery to heal properly to avoid long term complications. Once again, follow the physicians rules, PT as directed but most of all be patient. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take peroneal nerve to heal after decompression?

How long does it take peroneal nerve to heal after decompression?

Biphasic response: Typically, recovery occurs in two stages, with some initial improvement in the days or weeks after the surgery (as stunned nerves wake back up), followed by months of no real improvement and then finally a second stage of improvement (as regenerating nerve fibers finally grow to reach their targets). The important thing is to keep as active and limber as possible while waiting. ...Read more

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Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

Does it take a long time for vats-related nerve damage to heal?

It can: Although vats incisions are small, they still require cutting through skin, tissue and possibly nerves. This may lead to chronic numbness or even pain. Nerves grow back 1mm per day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a diabetic to recover from hernia surgery?

How long does it take for a diabetic to recover from hernia surgery?

Depends: There are many types of hernias, and each type is variable in terms of its severity. Some patients and some doctors group all hernias in to a category of a "simple" problem requiring "minor" surgery. Hernia repairs vary in complexity from 30 minute outpatient procedures to 8 hour complex abdominal wall reconstructions. Recovery therefore depends on what type and how severe. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a nerve spasm?

Please explain: Sorry, you will have to repost your question with an explanation of what a "nerve spasm" is. It's a term I have never heard before. I've never heard any doctor use the term and I've never read it in any book. What does it mean? ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a hand surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a  hand surgery?

Hand surgery: This is a complex question. Recovery depends on the surgery and the problem. Hand fractures require approximately 6 weeks for recovery. Tendons may require longer. Also comorbidities such as diabetes, etc prolong healing time ...Read more

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How long does it take nerves to recovery after splnal stanois surgery?

Nerves: The recovery time can be extremely variable and sometimes taking up to six to eight months after the surgery. The more the nerves were compressed the longer the recovery time. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your finger to heal after tendon surgery?

How long does it take for your finger to heal after tendon surgery?

Months: Tendons take roughly 3-4 weeks for the initial stages of healing, the swelling takes a few more weeks to subside and the rehab for finger motion at the joints may take several more weeks. It roughly takes months for recovery. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does a broken arm take to heal completely after surgery?

How long does a broken arm take to heal completely after surgery?

Depends: Location, degree of injury, tupe of fixation, age, general health all come into play but in most adults farctuers on average take 6-8 weeks to heal with respect to a united bone. ...Read more

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