With an acetabular fracture, what are the proper positions to sit?

With an acetabular fracture, what are the proper positions to sit, lay, and sleep after surgery to repair a shattered right acetabulum?

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Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

Hi..
Do not cross your legs or close your knees towards chest..
While sitting or lying down keep an abduction pillow between legs to avoid legs from.closing..
Sleep on your back or on the operated side but never on the side opposite to Surgery..

Regards..

Dr.Honey
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Dr.Honey

You should follow for at least 8 weeks or as advised by your Surgeon..
Go for regular followup and start physiotherapy as advised..

Regards..

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