Sleeping after rotator cuff surgery

by Sharon

Hi - I've read some of the posts and also have heard from other sources the value of a recliner for sleeping after rotator cuff surgery. May I ask why the need to sleep sitting up or reclining? I am scheduled for surgery late January and am now concerned since I don't have a recliner. I do have lots of pillows and am most curious. No one has ever fully explained the reasoning for the reclining position. Thanks so much.

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