Distal Clavicle Resection
Essential to the success of the surgical procedure is early normalization of passive and active range of motion. The boney removal has the potential to stimulate scarring and difficult restoration of range of motion. Based on comfort, patient can be progressed through these phases more quickly.
Immediately post operative
1 day post operative
1 week post operative
Formal physical therapy will begin. Physical therapy will focus on pain management and restoration of passive and active range of motion. No restrictions on range of motion. Patient may wean from sling as tolerated.