Is it OK to drink alcohol after open heart surgery? CHICAGO — Having an alcoholic drink does not appear to cause problems for patients following coronary artery bypass…

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The incision for a shoulder replacement extends across the front of the shoulder from the outside end of the collar bone to the mid-aspect of the upper arm….

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The most common sports that shoulder arthroplasty patients enjoy including golf, swimming, tennis, but may also include many other choices including fitness activities, rowing, skiing, basketball, and softball….

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In traditional knee replacement surgery, the surgeon makes a long incision over the middle of the knee and cuts muscles, tendons and ligaments to get to the knee…

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After the first week to 10 days, it’s fine to begin using a stationary bike to keep your cardio activity going, but avoid treadmills and elliptical, as you…

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Standard toilet seat height is 15.5 inches; after hip surgery you will need to use an elevated toilet seat as the standard height may be too low. How…

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With a conventional hip replacement patients are able to sit on a chair but are advised to avoid sitting on a low chair, squatting and sitting cross-legged on…

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Having a hip replacement does not preclude you from having a baby, nor does it automatically depict your mode of delivery. The survivability of the hip transplant itself…

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Six weeks after surgery, when you regain full shoulder movement, you can probably resume driving. At this time, your surgeon also may allow you to return to work,…

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Six weeks after surgery, when you regain full shoulder movement, you can probably resume driving. At this time, your surgeon also may allow you to return to work,…

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