Can I Use a Foam Roller to Massage my Stomach After Smart Lipo Surgery?
- Asked by smartlipogirl
- 9 months ago
I had Smart Lipo on my abdomen 2 weeks ago and I want to massage the area (though my doctor said I didn't have to). Can I lay on top of a foam roller (stomach side laying on the roller) and massage it out that way?
Foam Roller for Massage after Smartlipo
I would always follow the doctor's advice. Although this maneuver may not harm anything, trying things out after surgery is not something I would recommend. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Web reference: http://www.hughesplasticsurgery.com/Liposuction.php
Foam Rolling helps after Smartlipo
Yes, foam rolling is an excellent method to reduce lymphatic congestion and swelling after Smartlipo. In our practice, the personal trainers have great success using foam rollers on the thighs starting 2-3 weeks after Smartlipo; this can also help on the abdomen. Good luck!
Foam roller after liposuction
Best to ask your surgeon what he recommends after liposuction to the stomach. Foam rolling may not be the best thing.
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