Just had a circumferential body lift 2 weeks ago. How long before swelling in the feet subside? When can I bend at the waist?
Doctor Answers (1)
Try to eat better quality of protein, less sodium and definitely try to move more (not exercise yet), while resting rise up your lower limb and wear compression stockings.
You may bend your waist but something minor and try to do a bit more every other day, like stretching exercise to improve the muscle relaxation.
Definitely I encourage you to ask your doctor your limitations to this point of postop.
Have a great journey.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.
You might also like...
Ask a Doctor
Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.