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Patients may safely return to driving as early as 2 weeks after rotator cuff repair
13 days ago - By Healio
For patients undergoing rotator cuff repair, a safe return to driving can be made as early as 2 weeks after surgery with no clinically important negative impact on driving fitness, according to published results.
Using an instrumented vehicle equipped with cameras and an onboard safety monitor, Ariel E. Badger, MS, and colleagues analyzed preoperative vs. postoperative driving fitness in 27 patients who underwent primary rotator cuff repair .
Badger and colleagues evaluated several kinematic driving measures and behavioral data, such as parking, left turns, right
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