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How long is rehab after spinal fusion? How long after my spinal fusion surgery can I expect to be in rehab? .

How long is rehab after spinal fusion? How long after my spinal fusion surgery can I expect to be in rehab?

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It varies.: Because every individual recovers at a different rate, it is difficult to give an exact length of rehabilitation time. Generally speaking, most patients can expect a couple of weeks for rehabilitation after a single level spinal fusion surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

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How long is the recovery period after surgery for lower spine?

How long is the recovery period after surgery for lower spine?

Depends: It depends on the type of surgery. This can range from a few weeks for a mircodisectomy to several month for a mulltilevel fusion. ...Read more

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Nucleoplasty for herniated neck discs. How long will effect last? How long is recovery time after that? Can make spine unstable? Complication? Risk?

Nucleoplasty for herniated neck discs. How long will effect last?  How long is recovery time after that? Can make spine unstable? Complication? Risk?

Experimental: It is not really among the accepted treatments for disc herniations in the neck and as such the long term affects are not really known. It could work, but it would be fairly experimental compared to more conventional approaches (operative and nonoperative) for cervical disc herniations. ...Read more

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How long is the average recovery time after a spinal fusion to correct scoliosis?

How long is the average recovery time after a spinal fusion to correct scoliosis?

6months to a year: Fusion first then activities resume , you can't make it go faster with exercise, i recomend rest, be still heal , then move non fusion cost you a year in recovery and comfort. ...Read more

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How long will rehabilitation after hip osteoarthritis surgery be?

How long will rehabilitation after hip osteoarthritis surgery be?

Hip Surgery: Rehabilitation after surgery of the hip is dependent upon what surgery you did for it. Assuming here that you are having a hip replacement surgery. If this is the case then it depends on what type of approach that is used (posterolateral, anterolateral, or anterior). In general rehab will be for 4-6 week and should begin before surgery to educate you on what to do and expect. ...Read more

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How long after surgery can metal rods be removed from your leg?

How long after surgery can metal rods be removed from your leg?

When fx heals: Hard ware stays till the fracture completely heals, shows good callous tissue forms, may take 8 to 10 wks some timeseven more. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for spinal fusion? How long will i be recovering after spinal fusion before i can resume normal activities? .

Varies: For a simple one level, back to every day activities is very early.Much longer to get back to heavy or strenuous activity, maybe 2-3 months. ...Read more

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How long does rehabilitation last after knee arthroplasty? I'm having knee arthroplasty. For how long will I have to do rehab after the surgery? .

How long does rehabilitation last after knee arthroplasty? I'm having knee arthroplasty. For how long will I have to do rehab after the surgery?

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3 months: Typically after total knee arthroplasty (knee replacement) surgery, rehab lasts for about 3 months. The rehab involves regaining full range of motion and regaining normal strength in the thigh mucscles. ...Read more

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

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 to recover from scoliosis surgery?

How long to recover from scoliosis surgery?

Generally months: Since this involves a fusion, it takes months to up to one year for a fusion to fully heal. Your activity level will increase over this time as guided by your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take the bone fractures to fully heal after bypass surgery?

How long does it take the bone fractures to fully heal after bypass surgery?

2 months: If you are referring to the sternotomy incision, that bone should be healed and you should be ok resuming full activity after 2 months. If you are having any discomfort after that time you need to see your doctor to make sure that you are healing, and that there are no complications. ...Read more

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How long are the fixation screws supposed to be in after having bunion removal surgery?

How long are the fixation screws supposed to be in after having bunion removal surgery?

Can Stay: Internal fixation screws can stay in place indefinitely assuming they are not causing any problems. Rarely if there is pain from the hardware the screws can be removed. ...Read more

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How long will rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery be?

How long will rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery be?

Nearly 80% by 3-4m: Pain relief typically occurs within the first month. Functional gains may take 3-4 months. We tend to see close to 80% of the improvement within the first 3-4 months. But there is no question that improvements continue for the entire year. ...Read more

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How long is recovery after having screws removed from the knee?

How long is recovery after having screws removed from the knee?

Immediate to 6 weeks: Depends on how large the screws are, and which location the screws are being removed from. Some hardware can be removed without any pain or restrictions, while other times the defect left behind may need time to heal in before allowing high demand activity. ...Read more

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How much duration does colles fracture require for recovery after being operated???

How much duration does colles fracture require for recovery after being operated???

8-12 weeks: ORIF ( open reduction and internal fixation) of distal radius fractures is a fairly common orthopedic procedure. Most fractures( after plating)will heal about 8 weeks after surgery and may require another few weeks to strengthen. ' back to normal' May take a bit longer and depends on your age, how 'shattered'( comminuted) the fracture was and your motivation. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How long does it generally take to recover from spinal fusion surgery?

Weeks to months: Recovery from a spinal fusion can be considered in two phases. The first would be a recovery from the pain of the procedure, which varies based upon the surgical approach used, the number of levels fused, and the associated pathologies treated. This takes about 2 to 4 weeks. The second phase, which is the actual bone healing, takes about a minimum of 5 months to occur clinically. ...Read more

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How long after chemotherapy imbolization procedure are you immoble for?

How long after chemotherapy imbolization procedure are you immoble for?

Not long: Typically no more than 24-48 hours. Most patients are allowed to get up and walk around after 24 hours. Some have pain which is aggravated by motion, so they may take 2-3 days to get moving. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

An abnormal curvature of the spine or backbone in which part of the spine looks curved to ...Read more