If you do not improve over the week following surgery, please contact your surgeon or GP.
Do not drive following surgery until you have complete movement, sensation and function. Do not drive if taking opiate analgesia. Do not drive until you feel you can safely control your vehicle.
Do not consume alcohol for 24hrs following general anaesthesia.
You can usually return to normal activities one week following surgery. Do not do any strenuous activities or heavy lifting for 4-6 weeks following surgery. Please discuss with your surgeon prior to commencing strenuous exercise.
Please note this document contains general information only at the date of publication and should not replace advice obtained by your treating doctors applicable for your specific circumstances.