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Old 01-11-2009, 03:00 PM   #1
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shoulder arrthroscopy surgery

i had shoulder arthroscopy surgery on 1/2/09. I'm on a sling. On Thursday i was given permission to remove sling to exercise shoulder 2x day, for about two minutes. the dr also said that if i am sitting and awake i can loosen sling. However, since the doctor also explained that the purpose of the sling is to prevent movement of shoulder, i thought that hanging the arm down to breathe was ok. Now after reading info in the internet, i think i was wrong. Also, if i suddenly tried to move arm, but while in a sling, did I do any harm?. I felt some sensation to the shoulder area. Have I messed up the operation & healing process?

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Old 01-13-2011, 05:30 AM   #2
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Re: shoulder arrthroscopy surgery

Hi, I'm having shoulder arrthroscopy surgery next week and was wondering what meds did your dr. give you? Im currently on Vicdione and Percocets give me nigthmares.
Hope you feel better soon.

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