Dr. David Liu: 07 5598 0205
Dr. Haig Lennox: 07 5598 0531
Dr. Sonja Schleimer: 07 5598 0094
Dr. Michael Facek: 07 5611 5050

Post-operative Instructions

  • Do not drink alcohol, drive a vehicle, operate any machinery or sign any legal documents for 24 hrs after surgery
  • If you are the carer of another person you should arrange for another adult to assist in the days after surgery
  • Use ice packs to the operative area regularly following surgery
  • Take pain relief as directed by your surgeon
  • Follow the exercise program as directed by your surgeon or hospital physiotherapist and nursing staff

Please consult your surgeon immediately should you experience any of the following

  • Fever
  • Sudden calf pain or shortness of breath
  • Any wound ooze or drainage from the incision site
  • Increased redness or swelling around the operative site
  • Or, if you are at all worried about your recovery or progress