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What exercises are safe for me after scoliosis surgery?

What exercises are safe for me after scoliosis surgery?

Depends: Exercise or activity after surgery is generally recommended to aid healing and speed the return to normalcy. However, specific types of exercise will depend on the type of surgery performed, the technique used, the type of incision, and extensiveness of the surgery, and many other factors. Only your surgeon can make the specific recommendation of the type, duration and intensity of your exercise. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

What are good exercises to do after ankle surgery?

See suggestion: Simple up and down range of motion/ up and down exercise. After four weeks follow this be stationary bike exercise. ...Read more

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What are some exercises i can do after having total knee replacement surgery?

What are some exercises i can do after having total knee replacement surgery?

See below please: 1-quadriceps sets tighten your thigh muscle. Try to straighten your knee. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds. 2-straight leg raises 3-ankle pumps 4-knee straightening exercises 5-bed-supported knee bends 6-sitting supported knee bends 7-sitting unsupported knee bends 7-walking 8-stair climbing and descending 9-standing knee bends 10-sted knee bends 11-exercycling you could find detail on this web site. ...Read more

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What are my limitations after laser spine surgery? How long will I be in hospital?

What are my limitations after laser spine surgery? How long will I be in hospital?

Doctor: Talk with your surgeon. They can tell you the limitations and expectations, if you undergo a procedure. They should also inform you on where the procedure is done, since many of the "laser" procedures are done in various type of treatment facilities. If done in an outpatient setting, verify that the surgeon has admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case overnight care is required. ...Read more

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What exercises are safe for a patient who had hysterectomy? She has psoriasis and joint pain also. Any recommended exercises please?

What exercises are safe for a patient who had hysterectomy? She has psoriasis and joint pain also. Any recommended exercises please?

Pilates: I would recommend pilates from a certified instructor. The excercises can be adjusted for you and will add strength with out stess on your joints. ...Read more

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Can you tell me step-by-step procedure for scoliosis surgery?

Not in this space : Not in this space limited area. However, there are several great websites such as spineuniverse.Com or spinehealth.Com or medical society websites like the north american spine society or the scoliosis research society that will have multiple resources that you can review. I'm sure you can even find a video online of a typical surgery but there are several different types that may be done. ...Read more

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"last week i had dhs hip surgery, i want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

"last week i had dhs hip surgery, i want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

Hip fracture: It's very difficult to predict. You're young and the amount of displacement of the hip at the time of surgery predicts the chance of femoral head necrosis (death). If the neck heals, you can predict that you should have reasonable function with development of early, traumatic arthritis. If it does not heal, you may need an osteotomy. If the hip dies, you will need a total hip replacement. ...Read more

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What are the best exercises after having arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

What are the best exercises after having arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

Depend: That depends on the surgery. That should be discussed with your surgeon who can probably refer you for physical therapy specific to the type of surgery done. ...Read more

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What are some safe and pain-free exercises for someone with spondylolisthesis?

What are some safe and pain-free exercises for someone with spondylolisthesis?

Lots!: Just about any exercise is potentially okay. Use common sense. If a given exercise is uncomfortable, decide if it is mild discomfort from doing something new, or something that you will pay for later. People with painful joints and back problems ofter can do exercises in water, so look into water aerobics, swimming, water walking (but obviously you need pool access). ...Read more

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What exercises are safe for you to do with Achilles pain?

What exercises are safe for you to do with Achilles pain?

One can always: Perform upper body excercises while allowing the achilles to rest. Or, some advocate eccentric excercises on the achilles itself as a treatment. If something hurts when exercising, then likely that excercises should not be performed. So during eccentric excercises if the achilles is hurting avoid that excercise. ...Read more

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What is the medical name for cholesteatoma surgery please? And what precautions do I take before the surgery please?

What is the medical name for cholesteatoma surgery please? And what precautions do I take before the surgery please?

Skin cyst: Cholesteatoma is a destructive and expanding growth consisting of keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process. For pre and postoperative instructions, ask your ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of spine exercises are good for me wife who is 2 months pregnant and is diagnosed as having lumbar stenosis. Please advice?

What kind of spine exercises are good for me wife who is 2 months pregnant and is diagnosed as having lumbar stenosis. Please advice?

Physical therapist: Would be useful as you would do exercises to reduce pain, but they wouldn't make the stenosis go away. The exercises you do would depend in part on where she hurts. ...Read more

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What knee exercises can I do for physical therapy during recovery?

What knee exercises can I do for physical therapy during recovery?

Focus on quadriceps: Straight leg raises and quadriceps contractions are usually allowed and warranted to eventually allow for crutch free ambulation. Of course your specific injury and/or surgical intervention will ultimately dictate what you should do during your recovery. Your treating physician should be the best source of information for your specific knee injury. ...Read more

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What exercises are safe for cardiomyopathy?

What exercises are safe for cardiomyopathy?

Depends: On the severity and nature of the condition. This is something you should be discussing with your cardiologist or your personal physician....Someone who knows *your* case. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of pain medication is prescribed after cervical spine surgery?

Can you tell me what kind of pain medication is prescribed after cervical spine surgery?

Depends on the : Surgery. If it is a minimally invasive fusion, you may only need Percocet or something along those lines. If it is something more invasive, such as an open anterior approach with a discectomy, you may need patient controlled analgesia which often consists of IV morphine or something along those lines. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to know what exercises are safe for people with a bulging disc?

How to know what exercises are safe for people with a bulging disc?

Any: Pretty much any - except for high impact sports maybe. Jogging may be less ideal due to the repetitive pressure on the disc. Golfing may be less ideal due to the rotational acceleration putting additional stress on the disc. Isometric back strengthening is best, it provides more muscle power which will keep the biomechanical forces off the discs. (rowing, bicycling, swimming, yoga). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about surgical procedure for esophagectomy. what skin prep and meds are used during surgery?

Can you tell me about surgical procedure for esophagectomy. what skin prep and meds are used during surgery?

Ivor Lewis procedure: Esophagectomy is usually performed for lesions of lower esophagus and require esophagogastrectomy usually performed thoracoabdominally. thru abdomen and right chest. A transesphageal ultra sound is performed to define penetration of mucosal tumor into muscularis and nodes. Pre op RT and chemo are essential to get best chance for cure. ...Read more

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