8 weeks post op 140lbs 5'3 26 years old
How Long After Tummy Tuck Can I Do Pole Fitness (Inverts I.e. Lifting my Owner Body Weight (140lbs)?
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Exercise after tummy tuck.
Scientifically you have to wait until your muscles are fully bonded and the strength of the muscle repair is equal to that of normal tissue. That is 8 weeks at the earliest although exercises that do no stress your abs are okay fairly early (stationary bike). However, pole fitness involves very high stress and you only want to so this operation once so I would wait at least 12 weeks to be sure.
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Aggressive exercise routine after an abdominoplasty
In general you should be able to get back to normal activities in 6 weeks. Always check with your plastic surgeon for his recommendations prior to starting an aggressive exercise routine.
It's always important to ask your treating surgeon these specific types of activities. For my patients, I typically recommend waiting at least 3 months before any isolated abdominal exercises.
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How Long After Tummy Tuck Can I Do Pole Fitness
This question should be addressed to your surgeon, who knows what was done and has followed your recovery.
Most surgeons allow return to normal activities by 6 weeks, but for something like this, many would want a longer delay (?three months).
All the best.
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