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Shoulder Arthroscopy

Change your dressing in 48 hours - remove the bulky dressing and apply bandaids to the incision sites. Do not remove the steri strips or sutures

You can apply an ice pack to your shoulder for 20 min at a time “ do not apply directly to the skin

Take medications for pain as prescribed

Take aspirin as indicated for the first 7 days

Contact our office if you have excessive drainage, pain or any other concerns

Exercise: you can begin range of motion at your elbow, wrist and hand as tolerated. You can begin gentle pendulum activities out of your sling (if using one)

Plan to begin your physical therapy approximately one week following your surgery

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