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What Happens If You Do Not Get Therapy After An Acl Surgery
Many things: You will have a prolonged rehabilitation process, perhaps more pain and swelling, perhaps loss of function and a poor outcome. You may heal, but you will not heal as well as with the therapy and may not be able to do what you would like down the road. Work with your doctor and therapist to be all that you can be without joining the militatry! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Because an acl (anterior cruciate ligament) cannot heal itself on its own, an acl is "reconstructed" by placing a graft tendon substitute (from your own or donor cadaver tendon) placed into tunnels made in the original acl position, and fixed in place with screws, buttons, or other fixation device. The body then replaces the cells and structure of the graft over 6-8 months, ...Read more
PAIN AND PROBLEMS: If you are having gb symptoms and forego the surgery, the bloating, nausea, and pain will continue. This can be moderated by eating a lower fat diet. Gallstones may eventually pass into the bile system, and cause jaundice or pancreatitis. Long standing chronic gb inflammation can lead to gb cancer, but that is rare. Laparoscopic gb surgery is usually a safe procedure. Speak to your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red swollen hot pain: The clinical findings that are concerning for an infected knee are: 1. Redness/pinkness around the incision or knee. 2. Increased swelling around knee 3. Increased pain with bending or weight bearing 4. Fever, chills, lethargy, loss of appetite 5. A knee draining fluid from the incision or a new hole 6. Blood tests with elevated wbc, crp, esr. See your surgeon with any concern asap, don't wait! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle Replacement: The bottom line should be....when it interferes with your normal and daily life activity. If painful when walking or standing for any period of time. If you are a candidate, total ankle replacement is an excellent choice (TAR). There are other option, Fusion and and non-surgical bracing. Bracing should be your first choice well constructed brace (Arizona or Ritchie) before surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Get to your surgeon: The clinical findings that are concerning for an infected knee are: 1. Redness/pinkness around the incision or knee. 2. Increased swelling around knee 3. Increased pain with bending or weight bearing 4. Fever, chills, lethargy, loss of appetite 5. A knee draining fluid from the incision or a new hole 6. Blood tests with elevated wbc, crp, esr. See your surgeon with any concern asap, don't wait! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you advise if I'm getting an ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair next month. is soccer possible afterwards?
Yes : If you did not get surgery you could not play soccer or participate in any activities that require side to side or cutting activity. ...Read more
If you do pushups and don't feel the burn after a while does this mean you have to do more or the exercise itself doesn't work for you anymore ?
Getting stronger: If you are not fatiguing as easily while exercising that means you are succeeding. Depending on what you are trying to achieve with your work outs, either increase the number of repetitions or increase the resistance by switching to weights. ...Read more
Medical issues: Breast reconstruction is needed for trauma, disease or congenital absence of breast. The most obvious need for breast reconstruction is for breast reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer. Your insurance company will allow breast reconstruction for medical issues; you can check with them to see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Nothing: Depends when they were taken out and the kind of graph used, usually nothing needs to be done and you can return to all activies ...Read more
Always ask your MD: There is no simple generic answer for this question. The answer needs to be individualized to your particular circumstances with regards to the nature and extent of your chemo and surgery. Some sports may indeed be allowed soner than other more aggressive sports. You should definitely have this discussion with your team of treating physicians. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poor function: Although xrays are helpful in determining whether knee replacement is indicated, pain and poor function are the primary indications. Severe arthritis will cause pain, swelling, and instability(particularly when descending stairs). When these issues affect your quality of life, and other measures have failed, knee replacement may be indicated. A well-done knee replacement should last 20-25 yrs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
CS infections: Humans are not meant to be cut open. Everytime your are cut open you will risk the chance of getting an infection. We dr's and hospitals do our best to try and prevent them, but we are not infallable, and if you get an infection we will treat it as best as we can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long do you usually need to wear a decompression splint after an arthroscopy?
Is it normal to have a changed bite after wearing this? Thank you
Depends: The type of surgery used is important. Full sternotomy means no straining or heavy lifting for about 6-8 weeks, while a mini- sternotomy requires less recovery. A transcatheter approach can have patients fully active in about a week. Discuss recovery times with your surgeon before proceeding. ...Read more
What could happen if you don't treat peroneal subluxation? How do you know if you have it and treatments?
See a doctor: As I am sure you know the peroneal tendon travels down the outside portion of the leg and is held in place by strong connecti ve tissue. The tendon can displace after an ankle sprain or in activities where frequent turning is required. if not treated it may slip in and out of place which can be very uncomfortable. a sports medicine doc will fix it. ...Read more
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