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Shoulder Reconstruction Surgery
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
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
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 have had a right shoulder reconstruction 2 years ago due to instability, I continue to get bursitis, is removal of the bursa an option?
Is a formal physical therapy program necessary after total shoulder arthroplasty for osteoarthritis?
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
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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Any material- goretex etc. Used?
How is the healing?
These are all questions for your surgeon. ...Read more
You must call: Your provider. He/she is the one to address this issue. ...Read more
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
Consult your surgeon: The first person you should turn to if you have problems after your shoulder surgery should be your surgeon. ...Read more
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
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
Shoulder surgery: All you need is a current exam that fines you in good health and stable recovered shoulder ...Read more