Dr. Sar Ahmed, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon7301 E 2nd St Ste 310 Scottsdale AZ, 85251
Dr. Sarim Ahmed is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in SCOTTSDALE, AZ. Dr. Ahmed specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Ahmed tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Sar Ahmed, M.D.'s Expert Contributions
i just need to know if it hurts to get a cast on a broken leg
Please make sure you see a medical provider to get checked out. But to answer your question, no it doesn't hurt to get a cast. READ MORE
How long do you need physical therapy after hip replacement?
There is reasonable literature that essentially is advocating for no PT after a hip replacement procedure. There has been no clinical difference shown either with or without PT. However, cannot be generalized to everyone. But basically for you indicates that there is considerable variability and benefit to PT. Do it as long as you feel benefit but then start exercising on your own. READ MORE
How long does hip hurt after replacement?
Pain is subjective and variable. But for most people in 2 weeks they are doing reasonably well. READ MORE
Is bruising a good sign with a sprained ankle?
Bruising indicates ruptured blood vessels or a higher level of injury. A sprain without bruising is typically a lower level injury. READ MORE
Will an x-ray show a torn ligament in an ankle?
Not typically unless the injury is severe. Normally a clinical examination and potentially may require MRI READ MORE
Shoulder torn tendon?
Absolutely no contraindication to sports with a torn biceps tendon that tore at the shoulder. You might tear the other side which should not deter you from playing. READ MORE
How painful is bursitis of the hip?
Pain is subjective and the pain depends on the cause and the severity of the inflammation. READ MORE
Popeye Bicep - Active and Risking Other Tendon Tear?
You can be fully active with a torn biceps tendon that tore at the shoulder. No surgery is required unless you tear the rotator cuff tendons. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor University of Arizona 2018 - Present
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Patient Experience with Dr. Ahmed
- What to Expect in Laminectomy and Spinal Fusion
Decompressive laminectomy is done to release pressure exerted on the roots of the nerves found on the lower back. The condition is mostly brought by old age. There are, however, other reasons your surgeon may suggest surgery. These include herniated discs, traumas, and tumors. In case you are going...
- Arthritis: Arthroplasty and Joint Replacement
What is arthroplasty?As the name suggests, arthroplasty is a procedure that is performed on the joints. These procedures are limited. Therefore, arthroplasty is usually the last option for the patient as well as the physician. The purpose of arthroplasty is to repair stiffened joints, relieve pain,...
- Rheumatoid Arthritis Misconceptions: Debunked
What is rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, wherein the immune system mistakenly attacks the joints leading to stiffness, pain, and inflammation. Gradually, RA can lead to physical deformities. Rheumatoid arthritis is known to affect around 2 million Americans....
- What Is Whiplash? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
When people suffer from a whiplash, they experience severe pain in the lower neck region, which can spread over their shoulders, arms, and head. They can also suffer from headaches, numbness, and a painful stiff neck. The pain gets accelerated faster in the area around the neck, which needs to be...
- Recovery from Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Carpal tunnel surgery is usually done to cut the transverse carpal ligament. This ligament is one of the most important parts of the hand. It holds the bones and muscles of your hand together, which means that once it is severed, then your hand loses a very important part, and regaining its previous...
- How to Prepare for a Knee Replacement Surgery
A major factor that you should consider before having a knee replacement surgery is proper preparation. A good preparation will actually give you successful outcomes with fewer complications. As a patient, you should consider learning what to expect during the procedure and recovery both at home and...
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