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How Long I Want To Wait For Playing Football Or Gym After An Open Appendix Surgery
Excercise after surg: usually 4-6 weeksGet a more detailed answer ›
The appendix is a piece of tubing located at the bottom of the colon on the right lower part of the abdomen. It has no known function in modern humans, but was thought to possibly be a type of extra stomach back in our cavepeople days. Currently it's only purpose is to get infected ...Read more
At least a month: Depends what sports you are talking about. I would be careful about serious contact sports ever. You still have a risk of ptx on the other side scuba diving is out as is skydiving. Recreational sports, tennis, baseball, soccer, etc are ok once your incisions have healed. ...Read more
Activity after rhino: I have patients obtain from all physical activity for 1 week, followed by a slow return to activity over the second week. At 2 weeks, you can start cardio work as tolerated, but ease back into lifting. If your nasal bones were aligned/altered, it can take 6 weeks for them to heal and solidify. You want to make sure to not wear heavy glasses and not suffer any nasal contact during that time. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
About how long after plica removal will I be able to go back to playing contact sports? (Rugby and lacrosse)
4-6 weeks: 3-4 weeks assuming that nothing else was done. I would put no specific restrictions on you but would allow you to return to sports when you have full range of motion and no pain. Good luck ...Read more
I'm getting an arthroscopy to repair possible torn meniscus, how long will I need to wait until I can exercise?
Having ACL surgery tomorrow. How long is the recovery? When will I be able to play soccer? What to expect after surgery?
How long does it take for a 14 year old's collar bone to recover after surgery and when will he able to play rugby league again after surgery?
About 8 to 12 weeks: Every injury is a little different so please talk to your surgeon. On average, children heal fractures faster than adults. The collar bone (clavicle) should heal in about 8 weeks and should be able to resume sports in about 12 weeks after the surgery. Each patient is different and the time frame changes depending on how the fracture is healing, so please discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after shoulder surgery (for dislocation) should I wait until I can start going to the gym?
Ask your doctor: Post surgical rehabilitation and return to activity is usually strictly controlled by the surgeon and the time to return to full activity is dictated by the severity of the injury, the surgery performed, and your healing response afterwards. Your doctor should make it clear when you can return to full activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After cataract surgery, how long do I need to wait before i can drive? I am semi-retired, 64 years old and a school bus driver part of the year. I'm preparing to have cataract surgery. How long after my surgery should I wait before it is safe for me to go
Discuss with doc: You should discuss this with your surgeon. Your vision should recover very quickly after cataract surgery unless there are special circumstances. Most patients can drive almost immediately, however, there can be some challenges using both eyes together if the un-operated eye has a high prescription. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am having surgery for an umbilical hernia.Dr wants to do a few incisions.How long after surgery is it safe to return to work at a Non-physical job?
7-10 days?: Patient usually needs 4-6 weeks for FULL healing after surgery. Need about 1 week for recovery of your stamina... As long as your job is the equivalent of a desk computer job or cashier, ( no lifting, pushing, pulling or anything strenuous) I'd estimate you could go back in 7-10 days. ...Read more
About how long will it be before I can return to playing football after reconstructing my atf ligament?
How long after open surgery for an ingnal hernia repair do I need to wait until trying to get pregnant?
How long does it take to recover from an ACL surgery? I just had an ACL surgery 7 weeks ago, going through pt right now. How much longer do I need to be in pt and how long would the entire recovery process be?
AT : At 6-8 weeks you shoul be ambulating, (on my protocol), with a brace fully opened if your notion is good, otherwise locked at around your motion limits, when up and about. 8-10 wean from brace bike and walk or slow jog on even ground 12-16 progress to gentle cutting. All this time you should be on an aggressive closed chain pre for hams and quads..Gradually increase as you knee lets you, listen to it, it will let you know if you are progressing too fast. Full activity goal for my patients is 10-12 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How soon can I resume workouts after an abortion? I am an avid runner and would like to start exercising again as soon as possible. How long after my surgical abortion do I have to rest before resuming my workouts?
Can i go to a baseball game after surgery for endometriosis? Can i go to a baseball game after surgery for endometriosis? I just scheduled an appointment to have laparoscopic surgery on a friday. I forgot that I have tickets to a baseball game the same
18 yr old female with a possible meniscus tear. Do you recommend surgery? Will i be in an knee brave immobilizer? How long until i can drive after?
Yes/no/maybe: It depends how bad the tear is and which meniscus. Many meniscal tears can be treated with physical therapy alone. I would start by seeing an orthopedist or sports medicine dr, possibly getting an MRI to see exactly what's going on inside, and try pt. Many surgeries can be prevented with pt. ...Read more
How long do I have to wait to go swimming after rhinoplasty? I am an avid swimmer. How long do I have to wait to get back in the pool after my rhinoplasty?
Depends: That depends on a number of items: the type of work you do, the method of acl reconstruction, and the graft choices. In some situations, it may take 4-6 months before returning to work. On the other hand, I have patients that are able to return to office work a couple days after an all-inside allograft acl reconstruction. Definitely ask your surgeon! ...Read more
Acl: Most patients take a couple days of school off. Like everything recovery and return to school is a spectrum for each patient. U should be fine if u took a week off and could go back earlier if u felt like it. ...Read more
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