Can a massage ruin my tummy tuck results at 8-10 weeks? (photo)
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Swelling after massage 10 weeks after tummy tuck
It is fortunately very unlikely that the massage damaged your muscle repair.
But it seems likely it caused some swelling.
Although many surgeons recommend it, I prefer my patients to not have massage or have only very gentle massage for at least 3 months after surgery - because of the swelling it can cause.
I agree with your surgeon = time will correct this but I would avoid further massage for now.
Hope you find this answer helpful. Have a great day!
Massage after tummy tuck
Lymphatic massage after tummy tuck
Lymphatic massage beginning at six weeks can help with this process. also using a Spanx even after six weeks can help.