Post-Operative Instructions

Elbow Hardware Removal

Keep arm dry and in sling. Move fingers as much as possible. If fingers are swollen, keep arm elevated with fingers pointing towards the ceiling.

You will be given 2 medications:

  • Tylenol with codeine elixir: 8mls every 4-6 hours as needed for pain.
  • Amoxicillin 250mg by mouth twice per day for 1 day only

You may use over the counter Motrin for pain, as well.

Return to office to see Dr. Kittredge in 1 week.

Any problems or questions, please call.

  • Alexandria office 703-823-2101
  • Springfield office 703-921-9130