Surgery can be tough on anyone. Recovering from surgery is not easy, in fact, it’s a big challenge and it can be extra challenging for older adults. Therefore supporting your loved one post-surgery is essential and shows your well wishes how much you care for them. Your support can improve your loved one’s emotional health and good emotional health has been shown to make orthopedic surgery more successful and cause speedier recovery. We’ve put together very best Post Surgery Gifts to help your loved one recover. we can assure you he or she will definitely appreciate your gift.
Post-Surgery Thoughtful Get Well Soon Gift Ideas
1- Sobakawa Traditional Buckwheat Pillow
Getting a good night’s sleep after surgery is crucial and allows His/Her body and mind to rest, repair and re-energize. A comfortable pillow is essential for sleep, Sobakawa pillow is filled with 100% buckwheat hulls which provide adjustable support that cradles and properly aligns head & neck for maximum comfort.
2- Folding Pill Organizer
After surgery, you probably have to take a lot of different pills, you don’t want to miss a dose or take too many, that’s where pill organizer comes in handy and makes a perfect gift for seniors, caregivers, or those with arthritis. Lewis N. Clark AM/PM Folding pill organizer is color-coded and numbered to easily keep track of the pills. Also, it has a medical reference card to list the patient’s important medical information in case of an emergency.
3- BlankieGram Healing Thoughts Blanket
Send your healing support to your loved one with a cozy, soft, snuggly blanket decorated with inspiring messages. With this gift, you are truly wrapping them up in your warmth and love. This beautiful comforting snugly blanket is designed for luxurious feel and elegance and will be a constant reminder that he or she is highly valued and loved.
4- Flavor Infuser Water Bottle
Recovery post-surgery should be easy, convenient and delicious. Keeping hydrated after surgery is very important as it will help your body flush anesthesia and other medications from your system. This flavor infuser water bottle adds an instant flavor kick with fresh and natural ingredients and makes you want to drink more.
5- Champion Men’s Open Bottom Light Weight Jersey pants
There is a reason that you see people wandering around hospitals in pajamas because skinny pants are not ideal especially if you have to navigate around a cast, bulky bandage, or splint. Doctors recommend loose, comfortable clothes that are non-constricting and easy to take on and off. These lightweight Champion pants are the best for post-surgery comfort.
6- Champion Women’s Fleece Open Bottom Pant
An equally comfy option for women.
7- Adjustable Lap Desk
When you are stuck in bed, there is nothing else to do and that is not a good thing. It will be great to use your laptops, iPad, tablets or books in bed while resting and recovering. This lap desk is foldable and has 5 adjustable heights, Surface can tilt up to 35 degree angle for flexible viewing positions.
8- Dry Shampoo
Dry shampoo is a great gift idea for someone who cannot get into the shower or bath.
Although a nurse will clean your body while your stuck in bed post-surgery and can’t shower, the hair is usually left as it is.
Thanks to this thoughtful gift, dirty hair will look clean again with just a few sprays and they can do it all by themselves!
9- “If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some” (Wine, Chocolate, Coffee) Novelty Socks
Did you know you can talk with your feet too?!!. You can really do that while in the bed resting and recovering with these socks. The bottom of the socks features a funny secret message written in nonslip ink: “If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some Wine”…so, wine lovers kick your feet up and relax!
10- Uni-Solve Adhesive Remover Wipes
Whether it’s from tape used to keep an IV line in place or the electrode sensors of an ECG, it’s likely that she or he will wake up from surgery with some sort of sticky residue somewhere on her or his skin. Uni-Solve Adhesive Remover reduces irritation due to tape removal. It Removes acrylic-based, rubber-based, and hydrocolloid-based residues from the skin. This is a very useful gift for patients after their surgery and they will appreciate it a lot.
11- Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster: A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques, by Peggy Huddleston
Going through any sort of medical procedure can be stressful, so it’s important to focus on mental recovery as well as physical. Best for post-surgery relaxation, Heal Faster shows how to use mind-body techniques to reduce anxiety, use 23–50% less pain medication, and heal faster so he or she can get released from the hospital sooner. The program described in the book is so effective it’s offered as a workshop at hospitals like the NYU Langone Medical Center.
12- ScarAway Professional Grade Silicone Scar Treatment Sheets
Once he or she is a few weeks out of surgery, He or She will probably be thinking about minimizing the appearance of any scars. It is a recommended treatment for scars by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. ScarAway Silicone scar sheets flatten, soften and fade scars. The silicone sheets provide pressure over the wound which helps, and the silicone itself acts to hydrate the wound or keep it hydrated.
13- Naipo Shiatsu Massager
It’s good to get a massage and reduce stress when nobody is around to give you a massage. This Naipo Shiatsu Massager relieves tension from upper back and relieves lower back pain. equipped with heat and rollers it can help relax leg muscles and will also contribute to full-body relaxation and diminishment of stress and anxiety.