There is no set rule, but we usually ask patients to remove their dressing in two days. Washing the wound...
How do I manage and care for a sling?
You may remove your sling to re-adjust the straps. Become familiar with how the sling works. Please remove the sling for showers and move the elbow to prevent stiffness. Additionally, it is recommended to take breaks from the sling when you are stationary.
If you need a neck pad for the neck strap, an automotive seatbelt pad, is an excellent solution.