What Kind Exercise Do I Need After I Have Tummy tuck Done?

I had tummy tuck done last year ..but know my tummy didn't show any difference with before ...do I need take exercise to get it in shape ..most my friend had said ...I have bad procedure done ..

Doctor Answers (3)

Exercising After Tummy Tuck Surgery

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Thank you for your question.

Because I don't know your history, I cannot comment on if your surgery was successful or not but it is always a good idea to exercise and keep healthy.

In general, my tummy tuck patients start exercising a few months after the surgery and continue from then on to keep healthy and fit.

I hope this helps.


San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Exercise After Tummy tuck

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I allow and encourage my patients to walk as much as they wish starting the day of surgery, and that is about it for the first few weeks.

By 6 weeks the wound healing has reached 90% of the strength that it will attain, so abdominal workouts can start at that time or shortly before, depending upon the post-operative course. 

Good luck with your procedure, best wishes.

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

Hello

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After tummy tuck you have to wait 6-8 weeks to start a work out plan. Any kind of exercises are good there is nothing special you can do or not do.

Stuart B. Kincaid, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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