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How Long Should It Take For Nerves To Heal After Back Surgery
Depends: This depends on how long & severe the compression was as well as the underlying "health" of the nerve-the age of the person, is diabetes involved, a vitamin deficiency, a prior injury or surgery to that nerve, toxic exposure- all play role in prognosis or ability of the nerve to "heal" over time. For most, pain is usually alleviated once nerve is decompressed, but neurologic recovery is variable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Depends: Usually 6-8 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depend...: The stitches used to close inguinal incision are usually removed in 5-10 days depending on schedule ; surgeon's preference, if non-absorbable ones are used; if the absorbable suture material is used, they will be absorbed and detached in 7-14 days depending on suture size and material. Detail? Ask surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 weeks: 6 weeks or longer for a full recovery. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what exactly is planned for your arthroscopy; joint lining clean up, repair of talar dome lesion, ligament repair, etc. Non weight bearing can be anywhere from just a few days to as long as 6 weeks. You should discuss the surgical plan with your surgeon as he or she is best suited to fully answer this for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon as: Factors including age, health, physical & mental condition at time of surgery as well as type & extent of surgery. Complications or their absence plays a role. Minimally invasive surgery v open surgery makes a difference as does the case if a revision surgery or if it includes a fusion v decompression. The approach of the surgery through the abdomen, chest, back or combination factors in too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: It depends on how much irritation there was before surgery, how long it was there, and how much of those tissues were manipulated during that procedure. Many will improve quickly (days to weeks), others take months, and some never fully recover. Follow your surgeon's instructions, and ask questions if your recovery is delayed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Months: Tendons take roughly 3-4 weeks for the initial stages of healing, the swelling takes a few more weeks to subside and the rehab for finger motion at the joints may take several more weeks. It roughly takes months for recovery. Good luck. ...Read more
3 months: Assuming you had this fixed surgically (these are generally operative fractures), most patients are feeling pretty good by 3 months. I keep patients non-weight bearing for six weeks after surgery (but get them going with therapy within a couple of weeks), and at the six week point i allow them to gradually advance their weight bearing in a cam boot (which looks like a ski boot). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for eyes to completely heal after lasik? I here it takes up to 5 years for the nerves to heal.
Answer: Patients who undergo lasik can typically return to their normal activities within days. And most patients can drive their car the next day. A percentage of patients can take a few weeks to even a few months to reach their final vision. As well, during this time period, the lasik flap heals and becomes secure. So essentially the eye heals over the course of a few weeks to months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"Pinched nerve": Depending on the circumstances, the prognosis (outlook) is better in the teenage population. Avoiding aggravating factors and re-injury are key in the healing process. Tobacco use is associated with a poorer prognosis. It can take a few weeks to months. A positive outlook, proportionate body weight, drinking adequate amount of water and a healthy diet will not hurt. The. ...Read more
I have a minimul umbilical hernia. Will i need surgery to heal and if so how long does it take to heal after 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
6-8 weeks: This depends greatly on the procedures performed during the surgery as well as your occupation. Most arthroscopic shoulder surgeries take 6-12 weeks to recover from, but people with desk jobs often can return to work in 2-3 weeks in a sling with activity restrictions. People who work in manual labor jobs with heavy lifting may not be able to return to full duty for 3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 wks: Without knowing what you had done it is hard to say for sure. Did you have a broken patella repaired? If so roughly 6 weeks for bone the heal then maybe another 6 or so weeks of therapy. ...Read more
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