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How Long Does Surgery Take To Put A Ball Joint Back In
NOT LONG: 24-48 HOURS IF IT WORKS AT ALL. ...Read more
I pulled a muscle in my shoulder while opening a file cabinet. Generally how long does it take for this injury to heal.?
Depends: This would depend on your acute treatment, how quicly you normally heal, if you took any medications and how well you protect the injury till healing. Most strains and sprains will essentailly resolve (of this type) in a week or less. You could have more injury than you think and this can be typical of a torn rotator cuff. Minimal activity causing major complicaton. Ice, ibuprofen, rest, b seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies with severity: Of the sprain. For mild ones, up to 3-4 weeks; for moderate ones, about 6-8; for severe ones, up to 3-4 months; provided no further injuries occur, during the healing period. Kindly comply with the orthopedist's advise, as that is the quickest way to improve and heal completely. ...Read more
How long it take to heal ruptured a ligament and dislocated toes and will the doctor put it back in place?
See below: Yes, the doctor will relocate the toes. Depending on how the ligaments are treated and the specific injury will determine how long they take to heal. ...Read more
Crush injury: Most crush injuries of the foot involve significant damage to the tissues. These injuries can be very serious and often require 2-3 months for full recovery. ...Read more
Depends: depends which ligament. ACL may not heal. MCL will take about 6 weeks , for example. ...Read more
Can someone tell me how long will it take to to walk properly after a steel ball has been implanted in hip joint?
Does it bother you? : How much pain can you take? Did you ask the doc if it would get worse? These are things to consider. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on what caused the soreness. Inflammatory issues such as tendinitis & bursitis are unpredictable & best managed with rest, cortisone injections, & rehab exercises. A tear may never "heal" on its own depending on severity & often requires repair. A low grade partial tear may heal with rest & rehab. ...Read more
No time: A dislocated finger will appear crooked immediately. If not treated soon it will continue to be crooked and most likely stiff. ...Read more
Depends : It may only take 1 to 3 weeks but if the surgeon gets in there and discovers that the injury or the overall knee is worse than expected it may take longer. You won't really know until after the surgery has been completed. It also varies with each surgeon. ...Read more
6-12 weeks is normal: A double knee replacement is quite taxing on your body. Some people can go back in 4-6 weeks to a sedentary job. Most people can return in 6-12 weeks but they will be stiff and sore and need to move around a lot and often still feel achy and restless at 6 weeks. Most people are taking pain medication for 3-12 weeks after surgery. As you see this varies greatly from patient to patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Assuming that you-: -mean your great toe, I can speak from experience. Mine took 2 years 2 be really comfortable & able 2 workout with no pain. Sounds like a long time 2 wait but it gradually improves. I am talking about really good. Much better a choice than a replacement or fusion . In my practice that's all i did for DJD of the great toe all were happy no returns with increased complaints. Good luck! ...Read more
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