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Will I be able to return to school soon after a total hip replacement?

Will I be able to return to school soon after a total hip replacement?

Yes: You might return two to six weeks after surgery depending on pain levels and transportation needs. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Hip Replacement (Definition)

Total hip replacement: surgery in which the diseased ball and socket of the hip joint are completely removed and replaced with artificial materials. A metal ball with a stem (a prosthesis) is inserted into the femur (thigh bone) and an artificial plastic cup socket is placed in the acetabulum (a "cup-shaped" ...Read more


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Could i return to school after a total hip replacement?

Could i return to school after a total hip replacement?

Yes: Within a coulpe of weeks you should be able to tolerate sitting for an hour or so on a pillow. ...Read more

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Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Will a person be able to walk normally after knee replacement surgery?

Yes much better: Total knee replacement is made to reduce pain and improve function. Patients walk much better after recovering from a total knee than they did before total knee surgery. Most walk close to normal or normal once they have fully recovered. ...Read more

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When will i be able to walk after knee replacement? How soon after knee replacement surgery will i be able to walk on my own. .

When will i be able to walk after knee replacement? How soon after knee replacement surgery will i be able to walk on my own.

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6 weeks: All depend of the surgeon protocol and what kind of total knee was done.In general you should be able to start walkink with a walker 2d day after surgery with partial wb.You could be walking on your own probably after 4 to 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Will i be able to run after knee replacement? I am a lifelong runner. Will i be able to run again after knee replacement? .

Will i be able to run after knee replacement? I am a lifelong runner. Will i be able to run again after knee replacement?

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Running: You probably can run after a knee replacement, but high impact activities such as running are not recommended. These activities can lead to premature wear and failure of the implants. ...Read more

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When after ACL surgery will i be able to return to work?

When after ACL surgery will i be able to return to work?

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 more

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How long after surgery for a meniscus tear will i be able to drive again?

How long after surgery for a meniscus tear will i be able to drive again?

Depends: Your tear required arthroscopy with partial meniscectomy. Surgeon removed part of your meniscus. Only he knows the extent of the procedure and he can give you guidance when you can drive. ...Read more

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How long after double knee replacement surgery will I likely be released to be able to drive? I want to have realistic expectations.

How long after double knee replacement surgery will I likely be released to be able to drive? I want to have realistic expectations.

It vary: It depend on your general health and the out come of the surgery. Let us say you are generally good health and out come of the surgery is good i would say in about 3 month. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more

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After ACL surgery will I have to go to a physical therapy place?

After ACL surgery will I have to go to a physical therapy place?

Absolutely: Maintaining range of motion, increasing strength, re-learning complex knee movements are all part of a graduated physical therapy program following acl reconstruction. Therapists are an integral part of the treatment team. ...Read more

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Will I be able to go back to school after arthroscopic surgery?

Will I be able to go back to school after arthroscopic surgery?

Yes: After a short recovery time, you should be able to resume all your activities. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Grandma going to go in for a hip replacement. How long before will she be able to walk again?

Grandma going to go in for a hip replacement.  How long before will she be able to walk again?

Usually the next day: After uncomplicated hip replacements, physical therapy will start with patient the next day, walking and other exercises. I usually push for sitting, or standing at the bedside the evening of surgery. Normal walking patterns return between 2 to 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after having heart surgery will a person be able to return to work?

How long after having heart surgery will a person be able to return to work?

Depends: This depends on a number of things. What sort of surgery did you have? How sick were you before your surgery? Did you have any complications from your surgery? What sort of rehab is required after your surgery? How quickly do you tend to heal after major surgery? The answer to these questions will determine how long you will be out after heart surgery (or any surgery, for that matter). ...Read more

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How long after my mastectomy will i be able to return to running?

How long after my mastectomy will i be able to return to running?

2-6 weeks: Recovery from a mastectomy is primarily dependent on whether a simultaneous reconstruction is performed, and, if so, what type of reconstruction. Without a reconstruction, an experienced runner should be back to most activities in 2 weeks. With a flap reconstruction, that same athlete may not be ready to run for ~6 weeks. Of course, the best person to ask is your surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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How soon after a c-section operation can you return to work?

How soon after a c-section operation can you return to work?

>3-6 weeks.: From a physical standpoint most women are able to return to a not physically demanding work within 3 weeks after an uncomplicated cesarean section. From an emotional/maternal standpoint it is best to take at least 6-12 weeks off work after any delivery to bond with your newborn(s). ...Read more

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How long will it take for me to be able to return to my job as a housekeeper after knee surgery for a bucket handle tear of my medial meniscus?

How long will it take for me to be able to return to my job as a housekeeper after knee surgery for a bucket handle tear of my medial meniscus?

Depends: If your surgeon can repair (stitch together) the tear, then you will need crutches and may also require a brace with restricted motion for up to 6 weeks, followed by rehab to regain strength and motion. If the tear is not repairable and your surgeon simply trims it out, then you can return much quicker. Probably within 2-4 weeks based on your comfort. Your young age helps speed your recovery. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Total Hip Replacement (Definition)

Replacement of hip ball and socket...Or ...Read more