SENIOR FORUM ADVISOR
Senior Forum Advisor
- Aug 29, 2017
- United States
You are not having slow progress, this is how this recovery goes, as it takes an average of a full year for complete healing.I chalk the slow progress to the advanced osteoporosis the surgeon found when he opened me up. I'm just literally going day to day.
We recommend a phased return to work. Try not to let your boss pressure you to come back before you’re ready, he/she is not the one who will deal with the pain and swelling if you do.
For return to work at 10-12 weeks as patient feels able, the following schedules are suggested week 1: Tues, Thurs 5hrs week 2: Mon, Wed, Fri 5hrs week 3: Tues, Thurs 8-9hrs week 4: Mon, Wed, Fri 8-9hrs week 5: normal duties The thing to remember really is that so often when people think of...