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Therapy Abdomen Will Able Colostomy
Yes: Majority of the time you will be able to have bowel movements after colostomy. Rarely their might be a surgical issue that may decrease your bowel movements due to nerve impairment. It is also common to have some constipation after surgery due to anesthesia. If you do have constipation for a long time after surgery, consult your physician to get to the underlying cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.
Isometric exercises: Isometric exercises will be helpful to build abdominal muscle and avoid big pressure changes inside your belly that could lead to hernia. The ostomy is technically a type of hernia. You want to avoid coughing, straining and lifting to decrease risk for parastomal hernia. Also using an abdominal binder can help with getting your muscle in space, while protecting your stoma. ...Read more
How soon after lar surgery will it be safe to perform anorectal manometry for diagnosis of functional constipation, and to start bio-feedback training?
Safe at one month: While it is probably safe to do anorectal manometry and start biofeedback at a month, there is still a lot of swelling and stiffness around the rectum so the results will likely not be accurate and the biofeedback probably not be effective. Three months would be a more appropriate interval. ...Read more
94 years old, infirmed patient not able to lift or place foot properly and unable to walk without help. What to do to arrange pt?
Home PT: A home bound elder can get home pt via the local visting nurse organization. A doctors order needs to be obtained so the agency gets paid. ...Read more
7-10 days: In my experience most people will return to work in 7-10 days, however I have seen people return as soon as 3-4 days or as long as 2-3 weeks, especially if the work requires strenuous activity. ...Read more
How long to be able to get back to physical training after spinal neucleoplasty operation on l3/4 and l4/5?
Your DR should answe: Your DR who performed the op should give you that answer. ...Read more
How long does it take to regenerate abdominal muscles following a radical hysterectomy and what exercises can be done at 6 weeks post op?
You don't regnerate : You do not regenerate muscles = but you can do exercises 6 weeks such as walking, other aerobic exercises. You can slowly start to do abdominal crunches too. ...Read more
Depends on work: It depends on the nature of your work, but if it involves any strenuous activity, i would plan on two weeks with limited activity for six weeks post-operatively. If more administrative in nature, could probably go back after one week, again with limited activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usally about 6 weeks: Most of us do not do very many total abdominal hysterectomies anymore, since I do most of mine either laparoscopically, with the robot or vaginally which cause the patient much less pain. And I do a lot of endometrial ablations in my office which can stop heavy or prolonged bleeding so my patients do not even need to do a hysterectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you stretch your iliopsoas tendon through stretching exercises alone without the need for surgery ?
Osteomyelitis diagnosis confirmed. Will remove 5th met head. How will this impact my ability to walk/hike long distances? Rehab needed?
Following hernis surgery bowels stoped working, how long before they will work again, what to do?
At most, 3-5 days...: For elective hernia repair in an assumed healthy man of 49, the potential undesirable effects from anesthesia and surgery should fade and disappear in 3-5 days. If persisting, check with surgeon for a clinical assessment for unusual event although it's rare. That is reasonable. More on healthy living? To www.Formefirst.Com to explore how to live a long happy life. Best wish ... Always. ...Read more
How long will I need to recover from a diagnostic laparoscopy? And return to nursing assistant job?
It depends on: what they do. A diagnostic lap in itself just means putting a camera to look inside the abdominal cavity. If that is all they do, then you should have a very short recovery time. Usually no heavy lifting is recommend for 2 weeks (nothing > 15-20lbs). Often more is done than just looking, and the length of recovery depends on what else is done (bowel resection, lysis of adhesions, etc). Good luck! ...Read more
How soon after shoulder stabilization surgery will i be able to return to active lifestyle (yoga)? Probability of dislocation post surgery?
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