Moral Points for Those Undergoing Shoulder Replacement

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You will heal

 We can always stretch out a stiff shoulder. How can you create an optimal healing environment? Walk, sleep, eat, poop as close to your routine as soon as you can. Your body will be running faster because it is in ‘healing’ mode, so you need to make sure it has everything it needs to do that.

It will pass

Initially, it will hurt MORE. That is from the surgery. It is to be expected. It will get less. Take the pain medicine, and don’t worry about moving it (because at first, you shouldn’t). In the first few weeks, you will say, ‘why did I do this?’ After that, you will say, ‘why did I wait so long to do this

It can be overwhelming.

Please recognize that this is an unknown, and it is natural to feel some level of apprehension and anxiety. What should you do? Talk about it with someone, whether it is a spouse, a friend, a clergy, your family doctor, whoever. Talking about your fears and concerns with your orthopedic surgeon in Indore is always helpful.