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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    I'm now at 154 degrees but still having a lot of pain in my biceps so I'm backing off on my exercises and not doing much around the house to see if that helps.I touched my back pocket for the first time at therapy, boy did that feel weird, Don't see the Doc again till next month. so not much...
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    Rotator Cuff Repair SaraK's At It Again!

    @SaraK, Glad to hear things are going well, slow and steady wins the race.
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    had my 6 week check up Dr is pleased I can raise my arm to 135 degrees, what she is concerned about is where she did my bicep repair, there is a lump and is very tender, she feels it should settle down and I still should not lift more than 1 pound 2 at max. slow and steady I guess They will be...
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    Rotator Cuff Repair SaraK's At It Again!

    @Sarak,Hope all turns out ok and neither one gets sick. guess you will have to wait and see how it goes. take care, stay safe.
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement Non-passive arm movement 3-14 days post-op?

    I am a firm believer now on the use of the CPM chair. believe it has made difference so far on my recovery. Best of luck on you surgery and recovery. Listen to the Doctor they will let you know what you should or shouldn't be doing. Take care.
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    will do. I know my therapist is amazed at the things I can do. still really weak but that will take awhile. just glad the shoulder is working as well as it is and with very little pain in the joint. when I go to do things I have to remind myself I had a replacement. LOL take care hope all goes well
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    @SaraK thank you hope you are doing well. I go for my 6 week checkup on wednesday, am hoping the doctor is pleased with the results. The shoulder itself is feeling great, the main problem I'm having is my bicep muscles, they hurt like crazy,guess that will take awhile to heal.Take care,stay...
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    Hello everyone, things are moving right along. Hope everyone had a safe 4th of July. Had my eval for therapy today. Therapist was very pleased with my progress at 4 weeks out. I can raise my arm to 110 degrees he added a few more exercises to do at home. I had a driver to take me today but they...
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    Doing great. off all pain meds start therapy the 10th. hope you are well
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    Rotator Cuff Repair SaraK's At It Again!

    @SaraK. Had my one week check up, got stitches out,sling for 6 weeks, start therapy in 3 more weeks go up to program 5 on chair and pendulums. Pain has been manageable with only 3 pain pills and 4 tylenol a day with lots of ice still hard using only one hand to hold phone and type. take care
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    TY things seem to be goin9 well.will see the Dr Wednesday for my 1 week checkup.. should get my computer back tomorrow take care stay safe. CPM. chair is going well.bumped it up to the next program already.
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    Rotator Cuff Repair SaraK's At It Again!

    glad to hear things are going well
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement tazzy13's Recovery Thread

    thing's went very well. came home Wednesday ice ice baby. will start the CPM chair on Saturday. pain is managable just 1 or 2 5ml oxy every 4 hrs. and 2 500 5ml Tylenol every 8 hrs. laptop is on the mend so just phone for now. when I figure how to send pics I will try to send some of the chair...
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement Looks like I'm going for a right total replacement in July.

    @SaraK , Hubby has been pretty good about helping out after my surgeries, sometimes to the point of bugging the heck out of me.LOL.but his intentions are there, I will get some breaks 2 days a week when he goes golfing, thank goodness. The CPM chair does alot of different passive range of...
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    Standard Shoulder Replacement Looks like I'm going for a right total replacement in July.

    @Jamie... I get to use it how often I choose so if I wake up in the middle of the night I can use it then. I probably will only use it 20 mins at a time. will try and get some pictures.She has most of her patients use the CPM chair say the recovery goes smoother, wil be using it the first 6-8...

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