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I've had a shoulder ligaments repaired with keyhole surgery after a motorbike accident. What's the best physiotherapy clinic in san francisco 95123?

I've had a shoulder ligaments repaired with keyhole surgery after a motorbike accident. What's the best physiotherapy clinic in san francisco 95123?

Shoulder ligaments: Good rehabilitation of this surgery is critical to the outcome. One undergoes graded increase in motion and strength while the repair heals. The tricky part is to progress wth both without damaging the repair. Thus one needs to be in the hands of an experienced shoulder physiotherapist. Ask your surgeon to make the referral ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Laparoscopic Surgery (Definition)

Laparoscopy is a form of less invasive abdominal or pelvic surgery that uses instruments placed inside ...Read more


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Please help! what happens in keyhole surgery?

Please help! what happens in keyhole surgery?

Keyhole Surgery: Keyhole surgery is also called laparoscopic surgery. In this approach the surgery is done using several 0.5-1cm incisions. Specialized instruments and a small thin camera are passed through the incision sites during the surgery. Compared to regular open surgery the laparoscopic surgery is associated with less pain, faster recovery, and minimal scarring. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm really scared of having keyhole surgery?

Pending Laparoscopy: Please let your surgeon know so that he or her staff can fully educate you about your surgery & help you to get past this fear. Take care. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm really scared of having keyhole surgery?

What do you advise if I'm really scared of having keyhole surgery?

Laparoscopy: Don't know why you need Laparoscopy. Let your surgeon know your concerns. Educate yourself about your condition and the procedure. Write down your questions before you see the surgeon. ...Read more

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How long can it take to recover from keyhole surgery on my ankle?

How long can it take to recover from keyhole surgery on my ankle?

Ankle: It depends what was done with a scope, but it generally takes tissues 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for inside to heal after keyhole surgery to remove gallbladder?

How long does it take for inside to heal after keyhole surgery to remove gallbladder?

Not sure: What you are asking. Most internal intra-peritoneal surgical surfaces heal within a week of laparoscopic surgery. Deep fascia tissue takes a few weeks to get strong enough to do heavy work or exercises. ...Read more

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Have dissolving stitches in after keyhole surgery 8 days ago Small bit looks open Is it or that normal?

Have dissolving stitches in after keyhole surgery 8 days ago Small bit looks open Is it or that normal?

Most likely: If it is just small opening and nothing is draining from it and there is no bleeding, it is probably normal healing with dissolving sutures. Clean the area as directed by your surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm having appendix pain 3 months after keyhole surgery. Please help me?

I'm having appendix pain 3 months after keyhole surgery. Please help me?

Not enough info: For me to be able to answer your question. I do not know your past medical history. What "keyhole" surgery was done and why? You need to contact your surgeon who would know your meducal conditions in detail to be able to get the best aswer as to the possibilities of why you are having pain. ...Read more

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Is bleeding heavy one week and 2 days after keyhole surgery to see if i could have children some think to worry about?

Is bleeding heavy one week and 2 days after keyhole surgery to see if i could have children some think to worry about?

Call your surgeon: Not knowing what was done, I would check with the person who did your laparscopic surgery. Probably not related, but s/he should know what's going on if you're having new symptoms. ...Read more