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i just had my first rib removed yesterday to fix the thoracic outlet syndrome i've had for over a year. how long do i have to wait with bed rest and minimum duty before i need to start pt?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Every surgeon has: his/her own restrictions based on the extent of the surgery and the condition of the patient. You need to check with YOUR surgeon to find out these instructions.
Answered on Nov 2, 2017

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