Get Well From Surgery Gift Baskets


If your friends or family members are scheduled to have surgery, you may want to get them special get well from surgery gift baskets. If you want your gift to stand out among the cards and flowers, consider buying gifts tailored to the type of operation the patient is facing.

For Heart Surgery

For heart patients, get well from surgery gift baskets filled with healthy foods and snacks make great get well gifts, because maintaining a healthy lifestyle after surgery is important to continued good health.

Almonds and dark chocolate are good sources of magnesium to regulate heart rhythm and blood clotting, and can help to maintain a healthy heart. For a cholesterol-blasting breakfast, give steel-cut oatmeal and dried or fresh blueberries.

A heart-healthy cookbook with delicious recipes also encourages healthy eating in the future.

Another gift for continued heart health would be a gym membership so your heart patient can get physically fit and maintain a healthy weight.

For Plastic Surgery

For those who have undergone a breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift, or mastectomy, put together get well from surgery gift baskets with special lightweight, cotton bras designed to minimize swelling, keep implants in place, and accelerate recovery.

For other types of plastic surgery, give high quality sunscreen or healing creams containing vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants to protect the skin and promote healing.

For Back or Neck Surgery

For these patients, get well from surgery gift baskets can include supportive pillows or hot and cold packs to reduce swelling. Also great are gift certificates for a series of massages or for a twice weekly cleaning service while they heal.

If you can afford to spend a little more money, buy them an ergonomic office chair or exercise bike for low impact exercise.

They say it’s the thought that counts. If you choose your gifts with the individual in mind, your thoughtfulness will be well appreciated.