Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon
A sling must be worn for 4 weeks after the surgery, including the waist band.
The sling is to be worn 24 hours per day, except when you are doing your exercises 3 – 4 times per day, and in the shower (keep arm hanging by the side). Perform the following exercises 3 – 4 times per day:
At the end of the routine, put your arm back in the sling.
All exercises should be done within the limits of comfort. Do not cause pain.