Considering Foot Surgery? What You Need To Know About Post-Op Orthotics

Posted on: 4 May 2020

If you have foot problems that cannot be fixed with mild treatments, you may want to reach out to an orthopedist to explore your surgical options. After surgery, you'll have to follow post-op instructions outlined by your doctor. One guideline your orthopedist may recommend is the usage of orthotics. Read on to learn more about orthotics and how they can help your recovery. What's the Purpose of Orthotics? Orthotics are artificial devices that correct biomechanical issues and provide support.
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Tips For Managing Post-Surgical Mastectomy Pain

Posted on: 20 November 2019

If you are getting ready to undergo a mastectomy as the first step in breast cancer treatment, you need to be sure that you are fully prepared for the recovery process and understand what it will mean for you. One of the biggest challenges of breast cancer surgery recovery is dealing with post-surgical pain. Here's what you need to know about pain management for your mastectomy recovery. What Should You Know About Post-Surgical Pain After A Mastectomy?
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Orthopedic Shoulder Surgery: Recovery Basics

Posted on: 30 June 2019

If you are about to undergo shoulder surgery, you need to be prepared for the recovery period and the time that will pass afterward. The better prepared you are, the easier it is for you to make a complete and successful recovery. Here are some things you should consider and discuss with your orthopedic surgeon before your surgery appointment. Understand The Sling Guidelines You will have to keep your arm in a sling for a predetermined period after your surgery.
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You'll Often Need Spinal Surgery After A Car Accident

Posted on: 2 November 2018

One of the most common causes of a spinal injury is a car accident. A spinal surgery may not be what you want after you have suffered a car accident, but in some cases, the surgery might be the only way to treat your spine injury. Orthopedists will typically use conservative methods if they can, such as the use of pain medications, but there are cases where more conservative treatments are not enough.
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