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How Long Should I Wait To Return To Work After Having A Major Hamstring Rupture
How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac
In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son is 12yr old, and he is having a surgery on his leg for a compete rupture hamstring. Please give me advices my this procedure. Thank you?
You need to : Talk to the surgeon performing the procedure. He is your best source of information for that particular procedure. Normally he will talk to you about it- risks and benefits and a consent before operation is scheduled. Good luck ! ...Read more
I have a ruptured ACL an meniscal tear m scared of the hamstring graft what will happen if i don't go ahead with the opp?
Can you rupture an appendix from pressing on it or jumping pulling your leg up to your stomach etc?
See a vein specialis: Recurrent hemorrhage from varicose veins should be addressed. Bleeding from varicose veins is caused by high pressure within the varicose vein caused by malfunction of valves within the veins. This condition can be readily treated by a vein specialist/phlebologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi there, I have ruptured my ACL and have a tear in my meniscus. I was wondering should my leg stiffen right up between rehab exercises?
Listen to your body: When muscles become stiff following exercise they usually are too stressed. The injury may be putting more of a strain on muscles not previously used . Topical magnesium oil on stiff muscles can help them relax. Doing shorter sessions can help. Learn the routines taught in rehab and do 10 minutes 4-6 times a day every day to rebuild muscles. Avoid inflammatory foods. ...Read more