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How Long Should You Wait To Drink Alcohol After A Ruptured Achilles Tendon Surgery If Not On Meds
How long should you wait to drink alcohol after a ruptured Achilles tendon surgery if not on meds?
A very long time.: We know that alcohol has negative effects on your cerebellum which is related to balance and coordination. And we also know that people who drink suffer falls. It would be a rare day that I would take a chance like that after needing surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon! ...Read more
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Bigger question?: What other meds are you taking now that's not on the profile. This can impact whether or not you can take alcohol or not. If you are still on pain meds, muscle relaxants, etc. Then it's not advisable to do so. Check with your surgeon for the best answer, so they can document your request in your chart. We can't advise or treat, but your doctor can. This would be best! ...Read more
How long should you wait to fly from london to australia after having ruptured Achilles tendon surgery?
6 weeks usually: I usually start formal therapy at 6 weeks post operatively. ...Read more
Blood once it is out of a blood vessel just goes to the lowest point. (you pour water into an upright glass it goes to the bottom).
A rupture of the achilles tendon as well as the attendant surgery can causing bleeding. If you do not keep the foot higher than your heart or dangle it too much it follows the path of least resistance and can end up in your toe (s). ...Read more
Achilles tendon pain: The Achilles tendon is a very slow healing wound due to its poor vascularity. Furthermore the dependency of the leg itself may prolong wound healing due to edema. It is imperative that you follow the instructions of your surgeon and therapist and wear proper compression garments. Pain is not unusual for up to 2 years before becoming stable. ...Read more
Yes you could: But I do not advice it, because the amount of the swelling you have, also sitting in the plain going to cause more swelling. If it is urgent for you to go ask for exit seat to keep leg elevated and ask doctor to give a shot of Heparin to use so you will developed blood clots. ...Read more
Regular shoes: After you fully recover from surgery, shoe gear modification is not really necessary. If there is not scarring on the back of the heel, then any shoe would be fine. However, you will need time to fully recover. Remember elite athletes who suffer from this injury often need a long time to recover. Please be patient and take care of yourself and listen to your doctors advice. ...Read more
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Achilles tendon surgery 2 years ago this 9/1/12. I still have serve pain in my heal & when I walk I can feel like something is tearing.?
Tendinitis: The achilles tendon has a poor blood supply. With any injury or surgery to repair an injury, there will be scarring. The amount of scarring depends on severity of injury, amount of surgery needed to repair the injury, patient compliance and the body's ability to heal. Since you are still having problems, see you foot specialist. Don't let it continue. Dr l. ...Read more
A friend is taking a road trip 6 weeks after Achilles tendon surgery. What problems could he have? What preventative measures should be taken?
My father age 75 did achilles' tendon surgery. 9months back. Still swelling and pain in that place. Pls give some remedy dr?
Consider physical: Therapy if this has not already been tried. ...Read more
Had achilles tendon surgery 2 days ago, urinary incontinence resulted. I'm 66 yrs old with a sm amt of urgency prior to surgery. Will this get better?
Not advisable: It would be best to ask your surgeon but it would be best to keep it elevated and for you to rest. ...Read more
On your side: This seems to be the most comfortable position ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: This should be discussed with your surgeon. ...Read more
10 weeks post-op left Achilles tendon surgery. I had tendonitis and heel bone spurs removed. And I still have pain and swelling. Is this normal?
Spasms: It can be. See your surgeon for something that concerns you ...Read more
4 weeks after achillies tendon surgery I feel great but once and a while I get pain pulsing in the tendon. Is that a sign of healing?
Post Achilles Surg: Depends on how long it lasts. If it is short lived, you are probably stretching out the scar tissue, and that is fine. If it lasts for several days, you are over using the weakened tendon and I would analyze your rehab program. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
Had achillies tendon surgery about 4 weeks ago. In a cast the whole time. Boot is next. Is this with or without crutches. Need life back.
Had ruptered patella tendon surgery, was stuck at 78 degrees had manipulation quads won't let me get past 105 any suggestions?
Next step harder:
The next step may be more difficult. The knee can be stiff from scar either within or outside the knee. As your quadriceps was not the the focus of the injury, it may not be the major portion of the remaining problem.
The repair may have had to be done in a way that shortened the tissue available or there may be scar behind the repaired tendon.
A surgery to remove scar may help some. ...Read more
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