Battery change questions

Help please on battery change, which I’m having done next week.sorry to ask you all but these questions are on my mind and I can’t wait til the op to find out.

Whats the recovery time, need to let work now when I’ll be ok

When will I be able to swim?

How soon can I return to coaching gymnastics, involves supporting and lifting gymnasts

Thanks so much


PM Change

by Pete1 - 2019-06-05 00:41:52

Hey Powlie,

You cardiologist is actually going to replace your entire PM. I was wide awake under local the whole time. They will create a new incision and unfortunately you will take a little longer to heal than the first go around. It took me about 3 months to fully heal for my first and approx 6 months for my 3rd. Best advise is to RELAX, be patient and rest. Have someone else do the physical part of coaching and ease into swimming when you're no longer feeling discomfort. I made the mistake of returning to work (MFG Manager) after 10 days and my incision area swelled up like a baseball and I had to go to the ER.

Don't be like me. Get your rest.


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