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Preparing for Surgery & Procedure

Preparing for Surgery

Once you and your doctor decide that surgery will help you, you will need to learn what to expect from the surgery and how to actively participate in the treatment plan for the best results afterward.

Preparing mentally and physically for surgery is an important step toward a successful result. Understanding the process, and your role in it, will help you recover more quickly and have fewer problems.

Working with Your Doctor

Before surgery, your doctor will perform a complete physical examination to make sure you don’t have any conditions that could interfere with the surgery or the outcomes.

Preparing for Procedure

If you are having day surgery, remember the following:

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Leg Length Discrepancy

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Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disorder that can affect every joint in the body. However, patients are most likely to notice symptoms in their spine, hips region, knees, and hands. Osteoarthritis occurs due the wear and tear of the cartilage at the end of your bones. This is the most rampant form …

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries & Symptoms The rotator cuff is a group of muscles on each side of the shoulders that are responsible for holding the shoulder joints stable. Rotator cuff injuries are quite common. They’re most commonly caused by blows, falls, or over-exertion, but they can also be due to overuse of the shoulders. They …

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