A 41-year-old member asked:
will i be ok by myself the day after shoulder arthroscopy surgery?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Mark Cantieri answered
40 years experience Pain Management
Assistance: You would benefit from having help available the first several days after the arthroscopy. Depending on how much work is done on the shoulder the amount of pain may very from moderate to possibly marked.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014
Dr. Gregory Harvey answered
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder: You will be okay the day after. It really depends on how extensive the surgery is and how much pain you have.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Tandy Freeman answered
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: You should ask your surgeon as it depends on the nature and extent of the procedure being performed.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
Dr. Jack Choueka answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Could be: Depends on how you function with your arm in a sling. You can give it a trial run before surgery. Any question best to have someone to call in case of emergency.
Answered on Apr 8, 2015
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