Hi, I had rhinoplasty week n Half ago... I know it's 4-6 weeks til contact sports n full activity... Is that same time frame for hot yoga class? Its not only a lot of upside down but hot n humid :-/
Post Op, How Long Until I Can Take Hot Yoga ( BIKRAM Yoga Class ) After Rhino?
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Rhinoplasty and yoga
I usually have my patients wait 3-4 weeks to do aerobic typs workouts( which can include some forms of yoga) and 6-8 weeks for heavy lifting. You should touch base with your surgeon.
Activity following rhinoplasty
I tell my patients 3 wks untill they do strenuous activity and at least 6 wks until they do something where they might be even slightly bumped on the nose
ask your doctor - his/her technique may require a different recovery period
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