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how long to wait to play after p/m
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Depending on which side the pacemaker is located, and how much rotation and force is exerted by the shoulder on that side. Typically I recommend waiting 6 weeks for the pocket to heal before any activity that involves a lot of shoulder movement.  Remember that regardless of the age of the pacemaker you should avoid excessive movement on that side, such as throwing a ball, so you might have to modify your golf swing accordingly.
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My pacemaker is on my left side.I am right handed. Thanks for your advice Mudman
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