A medical lift assist recliner or a Contour Body Wedge?
What Would Work Best After a Full Tummy Tuck? A Recliner or a Contour Body Wedge?
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Preparing for Tummy Tuck
If you already have a recliner at home, then you can use that. It isn't necessary to spend a lot of extra money on these items as pillows work just fine.
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Recliner or wedge after tummy tuck
Tummy Tuck Post Op
Either the recliner or the wedge would work well. There is no need to buy any of that though. Just a few pillows behind your back and under your legs would work just as well.
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After Tummy Tuck
I love my patients in a recliner for the first 24-48 hours. Its comfortable and aids in dependent drainage of the drains.
Recliner after Tummy Tuck
A recliner can be used after tummy tuck. Pillows under the legs for sleep after tummy tuck also help. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Best Position After A Tummy Tuck
I usually recommend that my patients sleep in a recliner after a tummy tuck if they have one. If they do not, I think it is an expensive and unnecessary purchase as you can achieve similar results with a few pillows you already have behind your back and underneath your knees. Good luck.
Full Tummy Tuck Recliner
Following a Full Tummy Tuck, anything that keeps you in the "beach chair" position will work. A recliner, if you have one, works well for this and it is easy to get in and out of. However, a contour body wedge or 2-3 pillows in your bed comes in a close second. Good luck with your surgery!
Tummy tuck and recliner
I think that a recliner or pillow is fine. I think whichever one you feel more comfortable in is the best one for you.