Date : 2023-09-16
[First and foremost], it’s important to wear your sling. This is critical; wearing a sling is key to your surgery recovery.
Wearing Your Sling at Night
Your surgeon may or may not direct you to wear your sling at night. But unless they told you not to, it’s probably a good idea. For one thing, it will continue to limit your range of motion.
This is more important than you might think since you aren’t consciously controlling your motions while you’re sleeping. It’s easy to twist your arm into an awkward position and exacerbate your shoulder pain.
With all of that being said, always follow your doctor’s advice and the advice of your physical therapist.