No going back to work for me atm

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Hi all hope you are all well 

Went to see my consultant today and asked him about my return to work. Although he is happy with my X-rays etc he told me to take the maximum 3 months off work and obviously I’m going to take his advice 😂 So, I shall be having an extra 3 weeks off from the 9th April. Happy days 😊

He’s discharged me but still will be attending physio for the next 4 weeks so as I have this extra time off I shall really concentrate on my recovery so i am able to get back to work in good shape. 

I hope you’ve had a great day 😊

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  • Posted

    As my brother said to me recently, stop worrying, take doc's advice and ensure you make a full recovery and ENJOY the break. 

    Take care,

    Alan

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  • Posted

    The longer the better. I was fortunate to be able to take 6 months off work.
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    Thanks guys. It’s kind of took the decision out of my hands and I feel bit relieved 😊 

    Hope you both well 

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  • Posted

    That is exactly what I am doing, My next month is focusing my healing . Don’t feel guilty as this surgery was the most intense surgery for me and I am sure you agree

    Happy Healing!!!

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    You must not live in the US. MY doctor said 12 weeks but insurance is only giving me 5 1/2 weeks. I have no idea how I’ll be able to work in my condition. Oh for universal healthcare. 
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    I live in the US and my short term disability will pay up to 12 weeks.

    I never could have gone back that soon. Sending healing thoughts 

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    Hi. I’m in the UK. I’m not sure if it’s standard 12 weeks here or just varies from surgeon to surgeon. 

    I’m lucky to get company sick pay but not everyone does get that. It’s sometimes SSP which is a set amount, but less than pay of the work place. 

    😊

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