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Driving


​Do not drive for 24 hours after your surgery. Your surgeon will tell you if you need to stop driving for longer than 24 hours.

Do not drive while taking your prescription pain medicine.

Do not drive until you’re able to move your arms normally and safely shoulder check.

You may drive with your drain(s) in place if:

  • It has been 24 hours since your surgery.
  • You aren’t taking prescription pain medicines.
  • You can move your arms normally.
  • You can safely shoulder check.​​

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