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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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