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Ulnar Osteotomy Rehabilitation Protocols
I am due to have an ulnar osteotomy procedure done in 3 weeks. How long does it take to recover from? How long will I be off work?
Ask your doctor:
Your operating surgeon should be able to answer your questions. You should ask your doctor whatever your concerns are.
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Osteotomy involves the surgical cutting of a bone, followed by realignment in a way to change the alignment of the bone. This can be done for fractures healed in a crooked manner, bone and joint development abnormalities, and to relieve pressure and pain in arthritic joints. The osteotomy site is usually fixed with some type of hardware to hold the site ...Read more
Experiencing a lot of pain 6 months after ulnar shortening osteotomy. Doctor said no PT? Wondering if hardware removal will relieve pain?
Maybe: Hardware removal can relive pain if the bone is healed. You need a second opinion. ...Read more
Hard, painful lump rt ulnar w/no trauma. Next day red&swollen 1.5" around it. Today less swollen&red w/same painful nodule. Had ulnar Osteotomy 2008?
Is there any correlation between fracture or ulnar osteotomy non-unions and the use of ppis? What are the studies that have been done, if any?
Don't know of any --:
Relationship between nonunions ; the
use of the ppi's.
Maybe someone else might know more about it.
Smoking is certainly implicated in development of nonunions ; improper ; insufficient immobilization of a fx or an osteotomy can go on to develop it.
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Non-union ulnar osteotomy@18wks, obl cut w/lag screw. On extnl usbone stimulator x7wks. When to do bone graft? What if graft doesn't take?
I have non-union ulnar osteotomy@18wks, what next? What if the bone graft doesn't work, what then? Can long term use of ppi's effect healing?
Had dr-fracture. Ulnar side pain continued. Radias malunion 8 mos post injury. Had osteotomy. Left with same pain. Wants to do arthroscope now.??
How long will FULL recovery take after dual - ulnar osteotomy & de Quervain's release surgeries? Job=continuous hours of mvement of fingers/wrist/arms
Recover and rehabilitation for Ulnar claw and apparently Ulnar Nerve Entrapment due to heavy weight-lifting, tennis and CFT?
I need a protocol for my physical therapist. I had medial epicondylar release \ ulnar nerve decompression. It's a complicated situation. Please help?
Not your job: It is not your job to get a professional a protocol for them to do their job. Especially from strangers on the internet who have not examined you or have any ability to prescribe such treatment. ...Read more
I want to know the standard rehabiliation protocol post anterior tibialis tendon surgery. The surgery was done within a couple of days of trauma.
Kneecap realignment.: It is a cut into the bony prominence on the front of your shinbone, where the patella/patellar tendon complex insert. It is then moved and fixed back into the shin bone, in a position where your kneecap will not dislocate or cause pain any longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8-12 weeks: A triplane osteotomy of the hip means redirecting the cup in relationship to the head of the femur and should heal in 12 weeks. ...Read more
Hopefully improvemen: Those surgeries are generally done to improve a malalignment of the leg, and so hopefully the surgery will dramatically improve your alignment issues. In terms of the surgical recovery itself, it is similar to surgeries that we do for a broken leg where there is a gradual improvement of soreness over 10-14 days and a restriction in weight bearing 6-12 weeks based upon more specifics. ...Read more
Correction of angula: Derotation osteotomies correct rotational problems usually near the large joint that they are close to;in the proximal tibia it can be for patellar tracking or for correcting deformities around the knee. ...Read more
6-24 months: The time to union of the osteotomy is approximately 8-12 weeks in a non-smoking male your age. Recovery takes place gradually after that and the tissues remodel for up to two years. You will continue to improve for about 24 months after the procedure. ...Read more