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Swimming After Tympanoplasty
If no raw areas: If there are no external wounds that are raw, you may swim. Increase your activity gradually, as you will not be in as good a shape as you were before surgery. It is good that you are getting back to your exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
2nd ear infection same ear in 2 months. Cleared up now returned, frustrating, swim 3 days a week used aqua ear after swimming.Why the re-occurrence?
Sore knee : Some soreness is not uncommon, but soreness that does not resolve with ice, rest and anti-inflammatory medicines needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on pre-surgery risks & other surgical factors (was laser cataract surgery performed, was there any complication, excess iris manipulation or energy needed), most pts can go back to school/computer/work in 2-5days: as long as using drops, no bending, lifting, heavy straining performed. Swimming with goggles likely ok at 7-10 days; no goggles @30d: check with eyeMD; [email protected] ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generally yes: The purpose of aclr is restoring stability to your knee for athletic activities (though acl is more important in cutting/pivoting/agility/jumping and less so for straight line running). Proper and complete rehabilitation followed by proper marathon training should allow you to run. Talk to your surgeon--other factors such as cartilage or meniscus injuries could be more limiting. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
You should: You should be able to walk by 6 weeks after surgery. But consult your surgeon, because everyone has different protocols. ...Read more
Did acl revision and partial menisectomy 10 weeks ago. Feeling okay. Will I be able to play soccer after recovery? (19 years old).
Best to ask your doc: Your surgeon is the best person to ask regarding your return to normal activity. This is usually discussed during your discharge from the hospital. Call the surgeon's office and ask for this information. ...Read more
Personal preference: Both elliptical machines and stationary bikes are great adjuncts to an ACL reconstruction rehabilitation program. They both protect the recovering knee and new ACL from unsafe forces such as rotating and pivoting while also limiting impact loading. Some patients do not like one or the other pieces of equipment, so it is nice to have various options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: probably can begin at about 3 months post op ...Read more
Is walking good if you had mitral valve repair surgery? Walking 15-20 min. As excercise good even after 2 weeks after surgery.
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