Tummy Tuck and Liposuction Before Spine Surgery?
- Asked by beckyboop in modesto ca
- 4 years ago
I have had long 2 years after a spinal cord injury that has left me with 12 extra lbs and less active than before. I am scheduled for spine fusion lower lumbar in 3 mos.
Incision is vertical tummy. Surgeon wants to do standard tuck (no muscles tightened just fat removed) and lipo hips back thighs all slightly. Can I do this before or is this bad and will ruin the tuck?
Tummy tuck before a spinal surgery
I do not think the tummy tuck and liposuction would have any positive effect on your pain. This especially if no muscle is fixed. I think you should get your spinal surgery done as that immobility post-operatively might make you gain weight again. After you have resumed as normal of an amount of activity after the spinal fusion, then have the liposuction and tummy tuck.
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