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When Can I Return To Work
Depends: That depends on why your are off work. In general with an illness or injury that caused your to miss work, you should be recovered enough that you can perform your regular job or, if available, a light duty substitute job, safely and effectively without risk of injuring yourself again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When should I return to work after having trigger finger surgery how long before i can return to work
Depends on treatment: With the traditional procedures it is usually within 2 weeks however with some of the minimal invasive procedures such as endoscopic or percutaneous procedures there are no sutures that need removal and activity including working is allowed within the first week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When can I return to work after a brachioplasty? How much time should I plan to take off work after a brachioplasty?
Depends: That depends on if the surgery was done laparoscopically or through an incision, and on what type of work you do. Most people go back to work sooner after laparoscopic appendectomy, within 1-2 weeks, but lifting no more than 5 lb for 6-8 weeks. After "open" surgery, folks can return to work 2-3 weeks later, but no lifting, as above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon...: For a copy of their protocol. This answer depends on several things: 1) surgical technique, 2) meniscal status, 3) quad control. 4) pain, 5) swelling 6) your occupation . Your therapist and surgeon will be able to help you figure out what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation First: First you should see an orthopedic surgeon to advise you on whether you need any treatment before going back to work. If you feel great, you can use your judgment and decide you do not need to be seen; however, if you have a job that requires any sort of manual labor it doesn't hurt to get checked out to make sure you are not at an unreasonably high risk of having another dislocation. ...Read more
How long after osteotomy before i can return to work? How much time off work will I have to take after my osteotomy?
Doctor's orders: There are many potential complications to diphtheria and the recovery is slow. The most common complication is inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis). The nervous system is also frequently and severely affected, which may result in temporary paralysis. The diphtheria toxin can also damage the kidneys. You should be under the constant care of a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of anesthesia?: Type of surgery? Type of work you do? These collectively dictate a patient's ability to return to work. Your surgeon will give you these guidelines - he/she will know best based on your occupation, the surgery performed, and the anesthesia utilized. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get help now. Don't: Wait until you lose your job. Your dr or a psychiatrist can assess for mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will have a vacation soon in Canada. When I return back home (+6h), what can I do to adjust quick? I will start school soon. Thanks.
Jet lag: Avoid caffeine, drink lots of water, adapt to the local time as quickly as possible. If you arrive at 6 in the morning, and it's lunch time where you are, eat lunch. Get some exercise. There are also some homeopathic remedies, valerian root and leopards bane. Enjoy your vacation! ...Read more
Will i be able to return to work immediately after gingivoplasty? My procedure is scheduled for a weekday. Will i feel well enough to return to work immediately afterward?
Depends...: On your adaptive ability to having a dental procedure performed and the size of the area to be treated and the technique used. If the area is just a few teeth it would be less uncomfortable than if te whole mouth were treated and if the treatment is performed with a laser instead of conventionally by using a scalpel, your healing can be faster and your pain can be less. Talk to your treating dds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on how bad it was, and what kind of work you do. Usually 1-2 weeks is needed to make sure you are not contagious, and have healed adequately. Pneumonia is serious and potentially deadly, so follow doctors instructions and make sure you have follow up xray to confirm it is completely clear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniscus : Talk to your surgeon. This depends on what type of work you do. Not un common to go back to more sedentary work within a day or two, while more aggressive employment may take a few weeks. ...Read more
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