Top 20 Doctor insights on: Shoulder reconstruction surgery

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I had shoulder reconstruction surgery on the 22nd oct. Will it he safe to fly on 10th nov?

I had shoulder reconstruction surgery on the 22nd oct. Will it he safe to fly on 10th nov?

Too soon: Recovery from shoulder surgery is a long & complicated process & so see how you do with physiotherapy & decide your travel. Avoid carrying any luggage on that side. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go back to work after a shoulder reconstruction?

How long should I wait to go back to work after a shoulder reconstruction?

It depends: "shoulder reconstruction" can mean repair of a fracture, surgery for instability, or shoulder replacement. Work may involve desk duty and shuffling papers or digging ditches and carrying cinder blocks. If you have had a minor procedure and have a light duty postion, you should be able to return to work within 2-4 weeks. If you have had major surgery and have a heavy duty job it can take months. ...Read more

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I take 75mg of pregabalin and 30mg of codiene some times up to ten a day this is for a.Shoulder reconstruction I had. Too much?

I take 75mg of pregabalin and 30mg of codiene some times up to ten a day this is for a.Shoulder reconstruction I had. Too much?

Yes. 3: 300 mg of Codeine a day will cause drug habituation and tolerance.

See pain management specialist to detox. And treat underlying cause by getting an MRI of the shoulder and an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is a formal physical therapy program necessary after total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis?

Is a formal physical therapy program necessary after total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis?

Yes.: Physical therapy is necessary to restore range of motion, strength and function to your shoulder. It is also important in minimizing the risk of developing a frozen shoulder post-operatively. ...Read more

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Could my shoulder need surgery?

Could my shoulder need surgery?

There isn't enough: Info to be able to tell if you will need shoulder surgery or not. ...Read more

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What is shoulder resurfacing surgery?

What is shoulder resurfacing surgery?

Replacement: It is a type of shoulder replacement where we only replace a thin layer of the bone and overlying cartilage in a attempt to preserve the bone underneath. It can be performed in cases where the arthritis has not deformed the underlying bone. In general, it may allow more normal function. However, in reality, the results have been very similar to traditional shoulder replacements. ...Read more

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How long does shoulder surgery take?

How long does shoulder surgery take?

Can't say...: Too much depends on exactly what procedure is performed - and if you are referring to surgical time or recovery time. ...Read more

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What is shoulder capsulorrhaphy surgery?

What is shoulder capsulorrhaphy surgery?

Its the repair of :-: Shoulder capsule. Generally done for a shoulder from recurrent dislocations where the capsule gets stretched/longer. ...Read more

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What types of shoulder injuries require surgery?

Surgical shoulder in: When there r structural damages to supporting ligaments, tendons or bone., many times full recovery maximally occurs when surgical repair is undertaken. So unstable shoulders with stretched or torn ligaments, complete tears of rotator cuff, displaced angulated fractures of numeral head or glenoid should be fixed surgically. ...Read more

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I recently had scope surgery on my shoulder, now what?

I recently had scope surgery on my shoulder, now what?

Depends: Why was it done?
What did the surgeon see?
What did the surgeon do?
Any material- goretex etc. Used?
How is the healing?
These are all questions for your surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm having post shoulder surgery issues! Please help me!?

Need More Info: Please discuss this with your surgeon. If it has been some time and you still are concerned consider a second opinion. Without more information about what specific issues you are having it is difficult to provide more help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have problems after my shoulder surgery.?

What to do if I have problems after my shoulder surgery.?

Consult your surgeon: The first person you should turn to if you have problems after your shoulder surgery should be your surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the general recovery time from a shoulder surgery?

What is the general recovery time from a shoulder surgery?

This needs 2 B-: -narrowed down. What shoulder surgery. Can B anywhere from fracture 2 rotator cuff from biceps tenodesis 2 shoulder replacement if U tell us the procedure we can give U an answer, but it won't B etched in stone as each surgeon has their own protocol, but it will B close. We usually answer according 2 our own experience ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: shoulder surgery?

What is the definition or description of: shoulder surgery?

Shoulder surgery: Arthroscopic or open procedures to the glenohumeral joint, acromiolclavicular joint, rotator cuff, glenoid labrum, proximal biceps, or capsular tissues. ...Read more

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When does someone absolutely need to have shoulder surgery?

When does someone absolutely need to have shoulder surgery?

An infection: If you develop a shoulder infection you need to have it drained and the best way if surgical arthroscopy. If you have recurrent shoulder dislocations or a symptomatic rotator cuff tear and you are under sixty you should highly consider having surgery. ...Read more

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My shoulder tends to dislocate. What surgery or operation can help me with this?

Stabilization.: If you have repetitive shoulder dislocations then you need a stabilization procedure. This tightens your loose capsule or repairs your labrum. This can usually be done arthroscopically. If you have dislocated more than three times you have an increase risk of developing arthritis in the shoulder. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to get a waiver for the army because of a shoulder surgery.?

How difficult is it to get a waiver for the army because of a shoulder surgery.?

Shoulder surgery: All you need is a current exam that fines you in good health and stable recovered shoulder ...Read more

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