Our goal is to provide patients needing surgical drains with a discreet solution for going about daily activities.
Our surgical drain jacket is uniquely designed to help you throughout your entire healing process. It is ideal for many types of surgeries such as Mastectomy, Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Abdominoplasties, many back surgeries, and all other surgeries that require surgical drains. It's so comfortable you can even sleep in it!
I found it much easier to sleep upright therefore, a recliner is a great option. Also, Contour Livings sells a Foam Wedge System that is a good option as well.
You may want to have some prepared meals made and frozen so that you can take time to rest and not have to worry about meals.
If you have time to get in shape before your surgery this will definitely help decrease your healing process.
After Mastectomy my doctor advised me to stretch and reach my arms above my head as much as possible right after surgery while I was in the hospital. I found this extremely helpful and I was back to myself very quickly. Physical Therapy is also an option that is available after many surgeries.
Arnica has been known to help reduce bruising and help with pain reduction. Always ask your doctor before using anything other than what has been prescribed for you. It is available in tinctures as well as creams and gels to apply topically.
With a prescription, insurance companies will cover two therapeutic garments per year. (Insurance code #L8015)