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Surgery tomorrow

I will show up tomorrow at 6:30 AM for my left shoulder surgery. I’ve been fitted for a new fancy sling made especially for shoulder surgery patients. 198 more words

Wish I had known these things prior to rotator cuff surgery

About a week prior to surgery I looked at videos of the surgery & read through a few blogs.  One that I found very helpful was Pam Young’s blog on goodreads.com.   617 more words

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After rotator cuff surgery

It’s great to have the sling off after rotator cuff surgery.  The pillow that was attached to hold my arm out away from my side was to allow the rotator cuff tendons to heal, and let the titanium stitches inside become one with the healed tissue, attaching it to the bone.   397 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking

Three weeks in a surgical sling

It has been a long three weeks. The weight of your arm in the sling is hard on your neck and the exaggerated moves that you need to make being only one handed just make you tired by the end of the day.   384 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking

What can you do with one hand, after rotator cuff surgery

Yes, MaChatte I would still like to hide too, but if we write some of my experience down, maybe it will help somebody else preparing for rotator cuff surgery and the immobilization of recovery afterward.   1,295 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking

Medically cleared for surgery

I’d still like to hide too, MaChatte, but now I’m medically cleared for surgery so on we go.  EKG, labs, chest xray, general poking around then by my family doc.   42 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking

Fitted for rotator cuff surgery sling

No, that’s not me, that’s a lady on an online ad for a Coreflex rotator cuff surgery immobilizer sling.  Having tried mine on, and worn it for some experiments to learn how it will work, and feel,  I would like to ask why the lady is smiling. 323 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking