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How Long Should A Person Need To Be Off Work After A Cervical Laminectomy
It depend?: Iknow everyone recovers differently but in general the kind of job you do is big factor, wither you have complications or , what kind of procedure done. Let assume one disc is done with had wear (plate) and you do desk job you could go back to work in 4 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Job?: It certainly depends on what job you have and your duties. I usually keep my patients off at least 4 weeks depending on how many levels are done and what their job is. ...Read more
Depends: The most important thing is the type of surgery you experienced. Was it a posterior surgery- a true laminectomy? How many levels were operated on? What is your job? The only person who can answer your question is your surgeon. Give his office a call and see what he says. You don't want to go back too soon and risk a failure of your surgery. ...Read more
Recovery: The less invasive surgery is, the faster the recovery and the less chance of complications. ...Read more
It's not the music..: ..It's the crowd that I am more concerned about. I would consider attending a concert about equivalent to driving--when your surgeon has given you clearance to drive, you are probably "good to go"--of course, you could ask him/her about concerts, as well, at that time. If the operation was done laparoscopically, a week may be adequate; if "open", two weeks may be more realistic. ...Read more
How long does it usually take for someone to get over a complete hystorectomy done laprascopically?
4-6 weeks: This depends very much on other medical issues that might make recovery more difficult, but i would assume, in your case, that you should plan to be off for 4-6 weeks. Talk to your doctor and ask this exact question. ...Read more
What is the recovery time for a diskectomy? How long does it take to recover from a diskectomy? When can I get back to normal activities and work?
Recovery : Recovery time depends on the type of discectomy surgery you have, long long you have had the problem and the presence of nerve damage. Patients recover quicker from minimally invasive and endoscopic discectomy then traditional. People who have the problem longer or have nerve damage take longer to recover. Most people recover from surgery between a 2 to 12 weeks. Please see my health guide on lumbar discectomy. Good luck! ...Read more
How long should I expect to be off work for after being diagnosed with a large saddle pulmonary embolism?
Depends on extent: This varies by individual and with the extent of bruising as well as the activities required for your job. With some simple tip procedures, you may be able to return working with head shots in 10 days but with more extensive procedures and work requiring physical posturing or activity, 6 weeks may be recommended. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: This depends on who performs the biopsy: radiologist or surgeon. I take a more hands on approach and deliver results in my office, in person in 2-3 days after the biopsy. If you have not received notification in 3 days, I recommend calling the physician who performed the procedure. 8 out of 10 biopsies performed will have non-cancerous results. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Fusions can be done in different ways. A more minimally invasive procedure ( if appropriate) could have you back in 2-4 weeks. Other types could take months for recovery. Realize that the underlying problem that requires a fusion determines how extensive the procedure has to be. In addition, a t12-l1 fusion is an unusual place to need this type of surgery, so more info would be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on: That depends on your age and health status and how conditioned or deconditioned you wree at the time of sugery and how many levels were involved in your surgery but generally 3 months. ...Read more
After having a motorcycle accident how long after is it safe to get & adjustment? Which is better to seek treatment for this a do or a chiropractor?
Lumbar injection: Depending on what you were injected with will determine how frequent it can be done. If it was a steroid injection, 4-6 months is what a patient must wait before getting another. ...Read more
How long should I expect to be out of work after i get a dental implant? What is the recovery like?
One day: Having a single dental implant placed takes minutes. The overall procedure takes no more than 45 minutes (often less) from the time you sit in the chair. I recommend taking the rest of the day off to rest. You should be able to return to work the next day without any problems. You may have minor soreness or irritation, but recovery should be a breeze! ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Hi-how much can the doctor know after a cervical colposcopy? Or he needs to wait a month for the lab result? Thanks
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