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How Long To Get Energy Back After Shoulder Surgery
Quickly: You should start seeing a return of your energy levels within a few days. There is no reason why you can't be up and around, walking regularly (i.e. Resume most of your normal daily activities), which will immediately help the return of your energy. ...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
Relatively quickly: Arthroscopic surgery typically allows a patient faster recovery and thus quicker return to work. However, recovery also depends on the findings of the surgery, any procedures performed during arthroscopy, and complications. Your type of work will also dictate if you can return to full duty (baseball pitcher will take longer than a secretary). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take me to get back to work after arthroscopic shoulder surgery on my writing side?
2-8 weeks: Return to work after shoulder surgery depends on what needed to be fixed at surgery and a persons job. Most people can return to a desk job with activity limitations in 2-3 weeks. They will be in a sling for 6 weeks. People with heavy lifting, manual labor jobs will not be able to return to full duty for 8-12 weeks or longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Odd are, unrelated: Unless you were positioned in such a way that your low back or hip/thigh itself were strained it would be quite unlikely to be related. Realize, if you are having any bothersome pain that persists or is causing some level of dysfunction, you should seek an in-person evaluation. ...Read more
Depends: Some surgeries can be painful for a while. Others are much less painful. Rotator cuff surgeries tend to cause more pain than instability repairs. If you are concerned, speak to your surgeon about specific strategies to cope with, and effectively treat, your postoperative pain. Combining blocks with short and long acting narcotic pain, as well as use of cold therapy are all utilized. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had shoulder surgery last may an had shots in my neck.But i've had a knot in my trap for sooo long an i've done massage, pt, chiro. Y won't it go away?
Trapezius strain?: I am unclear as to why you had injections in your neck. Are you referring to an epidural injection for a cervical spine condition? The painful muscle spasm in the trapezius can be due to referred pain from the neck or myofascial pain or related to shoulder surgery.. If pain is deemed muscular you may benefit from a trigger point injection. Best to f/u with your doctor for further recommendation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have a scope shoulder surgery on June 17th, would it be okay to get a chest tattoo sometime soon?
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