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Hello , got wired this morning.It went so smoothly that I was amazed .Surgery lasted 47 minutes , no pain at all.When I came in my pulse was jumping from around 48 to 28 .Humming along at a smooth 60 .So happy πŸ˜ƒ 



by Lavender - 2023-03-28 14:23:29

Welcome to the club!! You sound wonderful!  Thanks for the great update!  Now be sure to drink more water than usual, keep the elbow below the shoulder and don't wear the sling too long, if they give you one. Take it easy. May your recovery go swiftly and completely. 

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by IAN MC - 2023-03-28 14:29:22

You are now officially a member of the club  ...

Glad it went so well ;     I didn't experience any pain either.


P.S. Now , where did you put those walking shoes ?

Great news!!

by Tracey_E - 2023-03-28 16:05:29

Thanks so much for checking in! You've been on my mind. I'm so glad it went smoothly. 


by Aberdeen - 2023-03-28 16:15:05

I am very glad everything went well for you! 
Remember your after care instructions and you will recover well!


by Mrw2350 - 2023-03-28 17:49:34

Back home now , thanks for all the well wishes and support from everyone . I hope I can inspire others on here that are abruptly put in this position . 😊

Sling.... beware....and not the Singapore Sling

by Daedalus - 2023-03-29 00:34:15

Mine, too, was quick and easy.  No pain or discomfort. (Went into AFib on the OR table, but that was quickly remedied with a 100-joules zap from the cardioversion paddles. Was "out" at the time so no bother for me).

But as others mention, ditch the sling after two days at most and move your arm as usual, keeping the elbow below the shoulder.  I didn't know about this site until later and wore mine too long.  Frozen shoulder is no fun as I learned.  Almost back to complete normal shoulder after 13 months, but it may never be as before.  So take heed. 

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