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You should not drive a car for six weeks after your operation. Your surgeon will advise you further at your six week follow-up appointment.
When riding in the car, it is highly recommended that you sit in the front passenger seat. To get into the car:
To get out of the car, use the same steps in the opposite order.
When getting in and out of a taller vehicle like an SUV or truck, you may find it easier to enter the vehicle from a squared curbside or using a stool to step on to first.