Lifting post op... | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Support Posts > Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)


HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support
Reply

Lifting post op... Lifting post op...

Thread Tools
  #1  
Unread 03-15-2004, 06:42 PM
Lifting post op...

I work as an emt and in order for me to be allowed back on a squad i need to be able to lift at least 200lbs. I know i'm off work at least 6 weeks but i was wondering if anyone has any idea how long it will take before i can lift that much?

Thanks!
kris
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Unread 03-15-2004, 07:06 PM
Lifting post op...

No way will you be able to lift at least 6-8wks. Let the dr know what you do. Alot of healing will be going on inside. Good Luck to you!
  #3  
Unread 03-16-2004, 08:45 AM
Lifting post op...

Hi Kris, I was put on a 5lb, then after the first week a 10 lb, limit for a few more weeks after my hyst. I'm the caregiver for my handicapped DD who weighs about 95 pounds. My dr told me to absolutely not try to lift her for the first 6 months!

I'm sure that you're used to lifting much heavier weights than I ( I don't think I can lift any where near 200 lbs ). You should definately get clearance from your dr before you try to do that after your surgery. I'd advise discussing this with your dr as soon as possible so that you can then talk to your employer.

Best wishes.

s
Reply

booklet
Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions
Register




Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
14 Replies, Last Reply 12-11-2010, Started By Otono
4 Replies, Last Reply 11-20-2009, Started By SkiB
5 Replies, Last Reply 07-15-2009, Started By BlueEyedWonder
8 Replies, Last Reply 07-07-2008, Started By havehope
4 Replies, Last Reply 10-17-2007, Started By pattys59
1 Reply, Last Reply 11-09-2005, Started By jessyka
2 Replies, Last Reply 03-21-2005, Started By HRPB98
3 Replies, Last Reply 01-25-2005, Started By frozen yogurt
3 Replies, Last Reply 10-10-2004, Started By bunny_nose
5 Replies, Last Reply 05-22-2003, Started By claire66
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
10 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
9 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
8 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
2 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
4 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
12 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
1 Reply, The Road Less Traveled
13 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)



Advertisement

Hysterectomy News

January 22,2021

CURRENT NEWS

HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive

TODAY'S EVENTS

Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays


Request Information


I am a HysterSister

HYSTERECTOMY STORIES

Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours

FOLLOW US


Your Hysterectomy Date


CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  


$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!
Advertisement


Advertisement