Please note: Currently due to the coronavirus pandemic and in line with government advice we are offering primarily remote video new and return appointments through Ross Hall. We are regularly reviewing this advice.

Sling care: patient info

After injury or surgery it is common to be given a sling to wear. Your treating doctor/surgeon will advise you how long you should wear this for. Generally the sling can be removed for exercises. The elbow should be kept at a right angle and the straps arranged as below.