I am scheduled for a breast reduction. I work at Walmart as a unloader. I lift things that are about 10-60 pounds. Is that safe?

Breast reduction I am schedule for a breast reduction, I work at walmart as a unloader I lift things that are about 10-60pounds is that safe??? My job want let me return with no restrictions. How long will it take to get back to normal lifting

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I am scheduled for a breast reduction. I work at Walmart as a unloader. I lift things that are about 10-60 pounds. Is that safe?

Thank you for your question.  For going back to that kind of job with no restrictions after a breast reduction you need anywhere between 6 weeks to 3 months, depending on how fast your healing goes.


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