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Massage After Angioplasty
Is any form of massage safe to help thigh muscles relax & relieve pain for faster recovery six weeks post bypass surgery to repair popliteal aneursym?
Is walking good if you had mitral valve repair surgery? Walking 15-20 min. As excercise good even after 2 weeks after surgery.
Yes: The recurrence rates after endarterectomy depend in a number of factors such as smoking, patch use for angioplasty and on going problems with managing the risk factors of peripheral vascular disease. Women may also be more likely to have recurrent disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Usually for re-stenosis most surgeon will perform stenting if indicated instead of redo surgery although no true benefit of stenting over surgery in these cases. In acute sitting , yes stenting is being done to repair a post carotid surgery flap or dissection. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Less vigorous: There are certain structures or conditions that over vigorous foot massage can inflame. 1st is the nerves in your hoot. They are in between the metatarsal heads and can be enlarged (morton's neuroma) and hurt by undue pressure. Unstable toejoints or fixed deformities of the toes can also become inflamed by ill applied massage. Remember not all pain during massage is beneficial! ...Read more
When can patients resume their activities after aortic aneurysm repair surgery using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest technique?
Surgical approach?: The incision used will dictate activity rather than the use of dhca. I would assume you had a sternotomy (through the breastbone). You should lift no more than 5-10# for 2-3 months until the underlying bone heals, after which you should be able to resume normal activity. Have this discussion with your surgeon who should outline the plan for return to full activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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1-2 weeks: The main reason for delaying exercise is to permit the groin to heal. The procedure usually inserts a needle and catheter through an artery in the groin. After removing the catheter, if the artery is not sealed completely, exercise with a lot of groin bending may start bleeding from the artery that had been entered. It doesn't happen often, but when it does surgical repair might be needed. ...Read more
Risky activities: Lymph nodes monitor the status of the lymph which contains white cells that have eaten bacteria, viruses, etc and digested food too thick to go into the arteries/veins. Are delicate structures that when removed may reduce lymph flow. Further damage can occur if their area is further traumatized with unmonitored exercise and massage. Your surgeon is the best guide to what to do , how soon/often. ...Read more
Injured shoulder by falling off a bike 3 yrs ago. Completed pt shortly after, but still have limited range & pain during sports. Surgery required?
Diagnosis?: Please consider seeing a shoulder specialist to arrive at a comprehensive diagnosis first. At your young age, we often see patients with chronically unstable shoulders from similar injuries. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-specialist.htm. ...Read more
Taking oxycodone-acetometophin 5-325 after having tendon repair surgery. Suddenly getting hiccups 5-10 times a day?
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