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How Long Will I Need Physical Therapy For After A Gunshot Wound
There are: Too many unknown details to answer that question accurately. Location, caliber, path bullet traveled, contamination of wound with foreign matter, co-morbid conditions of the individual shot are just a few things you left out. Can't possibly begin to offer any guidance. ...Read more
I have a slap lesion tear in my left shoulder. How long does it take to heal? I am going through physical therapy almost 2 months now and on med's.
I was in MVA. MRI shows Rotator cuff tear, labra tear and tendinitis on shoulder. EMG shows pinched nerve. Will Physical Therapy help and how long?
Can't answer w/o inf: The space here is limited to provide a good answer to your question. You should speak to an Orthopedic Surgeon or sports medicine doctor (rehab?) to answer this question. Generally, rest, ice, & compression is used to help support healing. Anti-inflammatories like Tylenol (acetaminophen) could be used also. Later on, rehab is used when healing has started but timing is up to the surgeon. ...Read more
Up to 3 months: Everybody recovers differently after a total knee replacement. The amount of physical therapy is therefore, variable. A usual pt course is anywhere from 4-12 weeks. The more dedicated the patient is to his/her recovery, the more successful the end result of the surgery will be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 and PT can vary accordingly. 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
Will i need physical therapy after an osteotomy? Does an osteotomy require physical therapy afterward, and for how long?
See below: Best asked to your surgeon because it depends on the specific procedure. ...Read more
How long does it take for physical therapy to help with a rotator cuff problem (I was told it was not torn and don't need a surgery yet)?
Couple of month: It is possible that you would get lucky and see results faster, but on average in takes 1-2 month ...Read more
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