Restrictions on Lifting Objects After Breast Reduction and Liposuction?
- Asked by TaraFF in Omaha, NE
- 1 year ago
Had Breast Reduction & Lipo Suction May 31st. I was told to miss 2 weeks of work. Well, @ my 2 week appt they said I cant lift over 20lbs for 2 more weeks. My job (Pier1) will not let me return till that restriction is lifted. (so another 2 weeks=4wks off work) SO today i called my doc's office to see how much i am able to lift after 4 weeks post-op, & the nurse told me that until 6 weeks post op i cannot lift over 20lbs! I need a second opinion please. I am healing well and want to return to work!
In our practice we advise or patient’s to wait 6-8 weeks before heavy lifting this is for your own good, you don’t want to risk changing your healing process.
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You should really follow your doctor's instructions. This is determined also by how your healing. Good luck.
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