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Offline calibrn

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Hi,
I have two young kids 1 1/2 and 3 yrs old. How long after surgery would it be until I could lift them.
Thanks.

Offline Litlriki

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Young kids aren't always predictable in their behavior, including when they're in your arms, so while you want to avoid the exertion of lifting your children in the early post-operative period, you will also want to avoid the pain of an unpredicted elbow in the chest, even up to a few weeks after surgery (especially the older child).  You should speak to your surgeon for more specific guidelines. 

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Offline DrPensler

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I would ask your surgeon ,my patients while wearing the vest can lift  lighter weights ( small kids) a day or two after surgery.
Jay M. Pensler,M.D.
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suite 1125
Chicago,Illinois 60611
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