Doctor insights on:
How Long Is The Typical Recovery From Microvascular Decompression
What is used to pad the nerve during microvascular decompression? Does the body ever reject the material?
Teflon: Generally for a microvascular decompression an inert substance like a sterile teflon pledget is used to pad the nerve. This helps to shield the nerve from the movements of the artery. These material for the most part are inert and are not rejected by the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had shoulder arthroscopic decompression 2 weeks ago how long will the recovery take if i work as a manual packer?
Depends on pain : Generally there are no restrictions after an isolated decompression. Depending on your pain and range of motion you should be able to get back to work in 2-6 weeks. It may be sore but you can still work. Obviously, you should speak to your surgeon about individual clearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoulder recovery: It should take 3-4 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
Just diagnosed with deep peroneal nerve entrapment. If I end up having decompression surgery how long is the recovery? Is a steroid shot an option?
2 to 4 wks recovery.: Yes Steroid can be an option in earlier and Mild entrapment cases. Relief is temporary though. If your Orthopedic doctor recommended you the release surgery ,he will probably doing it Arthroscopic. So the recovery will be quick. Physical therapy along with NSAID helps. ...Read more
Depends: Decompression removes tissue and creates openings into sinuses so that the excess orbital tissue will enter these spaces and allow the eye to fall back into normal position. If the decompression is significant recovery might take 1-2 weeks but could be less with a smaller amount of tissue displacement. ...Read more
Opting for a bilateral hip core decompression. Will i be in a wheelchair or crutches?What is recovery times like?Have a desk job can I go back quick?
Core Decompr. "CD": Cd can be done as an inpatient procedure with a short hospitalization, but there is a recent trend toward doing it on an outpatient basis. Patients are usually maintained on partial weightbearing with crutches for 6 weeks to 3 months. Other procedures have higher morbidity complications, and require more vigorous protection from weightbearing, usually 3+ mos. ...Read more
What can the be expected for recovery time from medial epicondylar release with ulnar nerve decompression possible transposition?
Surgery: It may take up to three months for you surgery to heal. ...Read more
Had shoulder decompression 24th oct .I now do physio , have almost constant pain that goes down my arm would that be the recovery process?
Not really: U should c a neurologist ; have c-spine x-rays looking 4 another cause. ...Read more
What should I expect going into a posterior fossa decompression surgery for chiari 1 malformation? Recovery time? Restrictions?
Chiari: Most surgery for chiari malformation is a decompressive operation. Surgery takes 3-4 hours. Hospital stay is usually 1 day in ICU and 1-2 days general care. I would recommend lifting less than 10 pounds for the first 2 weeks and less than 25 pounds after that. You will be asked to not bend your head lower than your waist. Recovery occurs in 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few hours: It depends on on the skill or experience of the surgeon, the exact nature of the procedure, and what is encountered during surgery. In my experience, the surgery takes about two hours from making the incision to closing the skin. If you are at a university hospital, where residency training is being performed, the surgery may take longer. ...Read more
Really depends: Many different procedures can be done to the shoulder during an arthroscopic surgery. If bone spurs removed, shoulder debrided, then pain may be minimal and pass within a few days. If cuff repaired or labrum repaired, pain can persist for a couple of months. Make sure you understand exactly what is being done during your scope. Don't compare your results with someone else's. ...Read more
Caveat emptor: The so called spinal decompression is a traction machine, pulling the spinal bones slightly apart. The science behind it is pretty soft. Some find that traction does feel good (some find it uncomfortable). If you try it and find it helpful, weigh the amount of relief (and how long it lasts) against the cost and decide if it is worth it to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long do you usually need to wear a decompression splint after an arthroscopy?
Is it normal to have a changed bite after wearing this? Thank you
Have thyroid eye disease.Can't get lower eyelid surgery cause eye bulges too much.Dr said wait or get decompression.Don't want decomp. How long 2 wait?
It varies: It varies from person to person, perhaps depending on the severity of the pressure, the time the nerve has been compressed, the amount of inflammation, and other variables. Some are blessed with immediate relief. For others, it take take a month or so for the pain to subside. Sometimes anti-inflammatory medicine may help speed the healing, but ask your doctor before taking or if no relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor online
- Microvascular decompression surgery recovery
- Microvascular decompression hemifacial spasm
- How long is the recovery from a hysterectomy?
- How long is the recovery from leep?
- How long is recovery from whipple?
- How long is the recovery from a pacemaker?
- How long is recovery from laparoscopic hysterectomy?
- How long is recovery from carpal tunnel surgery?
- Microvascular decompression