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What is the usual recovery after an arthroscopic bankart lesion repair?

What is the usual recovery after an arthroscopic bankart lesion repair?

12 Weeks: On average, complete recovery is about 12 weeks. It depends a lot on your participation in physical therapy and the type of activities you do. Many patients are resume normal activities in about 6 weeks, but need to continue therapy to strengthen the shoulder and perform repetitive overhead maneuvers. Athletes who are put in stressed positions, need to continue strengthening during their career. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Arthroscopy (Definition)

Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more


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I was surgery artroscopic bankart lesion 6 month ago.ı started fitness 1.5 month ago.ı am do not proffesional sprt but ı have a numbness shoulder.Why?

I was surgery artroscopic bankart lesion 6 month ago.ı started fitness 1.5 month ago.ı am do not proffesional sprt but ı have a numbness shoulder.Why?

Need exam: Typically you should not have numbness in your shoulder this far out after surgery unless you had it prior to surgery. You need to be examined. It could be related to other causes such as a disk in your neck or medical issues. See your doctor and good luck. ...Read more

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How to know if I have bankart lesion or not after a dislocated shoulder. What should I do?

How to know if I have bankart lesion or not after a dislocated shoulder. What should I do?

See a specialist.: See a sports medicine shoulder specialist. He or she will perform an exam and possibly order diagnostic studies, to see if you have a bankart lesion. ...Read more

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As far as complications and recovery,which is better MUA with arthroscopic release or just an arthroscopic release?

As far as complications and recovery,which is better MUA with arthroscopic release or just an arthroscopic release?

Both: Have inherent risks. Mua has risk of humerus fracture while release has risk of infection, pain, and injury to axillary nerve. I usually do a small mua if I have to do a release to make it easier to get into the joint but the drawback is that mua causes bleeding which hinders the view they the scope ...Read more

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How long is recovery time from a arthroscopic surgery?

How long is recovery time from a arthroscopic surgery?

2-6 weeks: It depends on how expensive te surgery is and what kind of activity is desired. ...Read more

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Ankle arthroscopy recovery, will it be long and painful?

Not necessarily: It depends on what is being done with the arthroscopic procedure. It may be a long recovery if it is a fusion or ligament reconstruction, for example. But, it may be relatively a short recovery with a joint clean out. Ask your surgeon that question and they will guide you. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long could knee arthroscopy recovery take?

How long could knee arthroscopy recovery take?

It Depends: On how active you are and how much was done during surgery. For a routine knee scope i typically allow my patients back to work in 3-4 days if they have a sedentary job. Otherwise, most people can start getting back to work at 2-3 weeks depending on their job. Strengthening of the quadriceps muscle is key as this shuts down with knee surgery of any kind. Most people are near full by 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long is recovery from knee arthroscopic surgery?

Scope recovery: Depending upon what was wrong and what was done, a partial meniscectomy for example allows immediate weight bearing and wean off crutches when able. Usually 2 weeks off work and 2 weeks of light activity, then ok full activity as tolerated. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more