Bone ablation: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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Learn how to care for your child at home after a bone ablation.

Key points

  • Your child can have a bath or shower the day after the procedure.
  • You can give your child acetaminophen or any other prescribed medicines for pain.
  • Leave the dressing on until the skin has scabbed and healed. If the dressing gets wet, put on a clean bandage instead.
  • Your child should avoid contact sports and high-impact activities for six weeks after the procedure.
Last updated: November 16th 2020