How long to take off work after hernia surgery?


You can go back to light duty work in one week. Light duty means do not lift more than 20 lbs., no stretching or exercise. No activity more than causal walking. Casual walking is walking with your mother. You will stay on light duty for an additional three weeks. Four weeks after hernia surgery you are well healed and you can go back regular duty work with no restrictions.


After hernia surgery

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