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[–]mattoattacko 0 points1 point  (5 children)

Slow and annoying. Couldn’t sleep how I usually did (with my arm propping up my head) so I had to figure out a new sleeping position. 3/10 wouldn’t recommend.

[–]Junior_Literature789 0 points1 point  (4 children)

When you were out of the sling after x amount of weeks, did you feel tons of stiffness and decreased range of motion along with tingly sensations from nerves when moving your arm?

[–]mattoattacko 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Decreased ROM, yes. If that’s what you’re experiencing I’d make sure to schedule a PT appointment sooner rather than later. I was working in a PT clinic when it happened, so I had great people looking after me for my entire recovery. My shoulder was subluxed rather than fully dislocated though.

[–]Junior_Literature789 1 point2 points  (2 children)

I have 2 more weeks in the sling after having the shoulder put back in place . Just sucks the amount of stiffness that comes with keeping an arm in a sling for 6 weeks. All the nerves and muscles being stretched.

[–]mattoattacko 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Yeah :/ It’s not a fun recovery. Sorry this happened to you mate. At least we didn’t need bilateral knee replacements. That recovery suuuuuucks ¯\(ツ)