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Need advice for getting dressed when unable to move arm?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Bend and Hang

If you are inquiring on how to dress, etc.
After surgery when it is important to not actively move your arm, we recommend leaning over and letting the arm dangle/hang freely without tension. Typically, you will want to put that arm through a shirt first...This type of dangling or pendulum position is also good for showers and helps with pain control.

In brief: Bend and Hang

If you are inquiring on how to dress, etc.
After surgery when it is important to not actively move your arm, we recommend leaning over and letting the arm dangle/hang freely without tension. Typically, you will want to put that arm through a shirt first...This type of dangling or pendulum position is also good for showers and helps with pain control.
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