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How Long Should I Wait To Start Working Out After Back Surgery
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
It depends: "shoulder reconstruction" can mean repair of a fracture, surgery for instability, or shoulder replacement. Work may involve desk duty and shuffling papers or digging ditches and carrying cinder blocks. If you have had a minor procedure and have a light duty postion, you should be able to return to work within 2-4 weeks. If you have had major surgery and have a heavy duty job it can take months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on the : Injury type: muscular, disc or fracture. Assuming not a fracture, usually fairly quickly within several days but guided by your pain and starting more with flexibility and core workouts as well as cardiovascular but avoiding positions or activities placing your back at risk : flexion with twisting and heavy resistance exercises like free weights until pain free in general. ...Read more
6 weeks: Start slow and build upGet a more detailed answer ›
Lifestyle : I have had mom's who taught jazercise teach up to a week before delivery and resume two weeks after their normal vaginal delivery. Much depends on your lifestyle and prenatal condition.Some workouts are much less an issue than others.A surgical delivery would have a different set of expectations, best discussed with your ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on surgery: So return to work is very variable based upon what kind of surgery you had and what kind of work you do. Best to do is to discuss with your surgeon who can give you a better estimate. The times can vary from a few days for minor surgeries to several weeks for complex surgeries and work that requires lots of intense activity or heavy lifting. ...Read more
Least 2 weeks: At least 2 weeks, but speak with your surgeon for his recommendations! ...Read more
Depends...: It all depends on what type of operation you had! ask your doctor - sometimes you can get back to exercising right away, sometimes it will take weeks. ...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
No restrictions: There are no activity restrictions after taking the plan B pill. However, you should resume your normal method of birth control immediately. Your period should come at the normal time or up to one week later. If it is late, you should take a pregnancy test and talk with a healthcare provider. Good luck. ...Read more
Lack of pain: If you can walk a long distance with no pain on a flat surface as well as an irregular surface( which requires you to use different muscles to balance), i think it safe to try a short, slow run on a regular flat surface. To be sure, check with the doctor who diagnosed your problem. Most doctors can give you a time frame for your return to activity. ...Read more
A few days: Your surgeon is the best person to answer that question. It will depend on everything that was done and how many incisions you have. ...Read more
4 to 6 weeks: Many ob-gyn doctors recommend waiting 4-6 weeks to allow proper healing of a c-section incision before going swimming. If a woman "must" go swimming sooner, she should realize that at 2-3 weeks, her wound may look healed but may not be able to withstand repeated stretching or being scraped up along a pool's edge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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