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A 52-year-old female asked:

Had shoulder arthroscopic decompression 2 weeks ago how long will the recovery take if i work as a manual packer?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Ask your surgeon: Why don't you ask the doctor who performed the surgery? The surgeon is the only one who knows the extent of your problem.
Dr. David Abrutyn
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Depends on pain : Generally there are no restrictions after an isolated decompression. Depending on your pain and range of motion you should be able to get back to work in 2-6 weeks. It may be sore but you can still work. Obviously, you should speak to your surgeon about individual clearance.

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