Muscle Repair + Tummy Tuck

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Tummy Tuck with Muscle and Hernia Repair Covered by Insurance?

I need an umbilical hernia and abdominal muscle repair, and I would like to get a tummy tuck at the same time. I am pretty sure that my health... READ MORE

Pain from Muscle Repair Stitch After Tummy Tuck

I have a sore spot on the left side of my belly button that has been sore for a few days. I am six weeks post Tummy Tuck. It burns sometimes, and... READ MORE

Have I Compromised my Muscle Repair?

I am 5 weeks post-Tummy Tuck with muscle repair. I have been doing very well but when having a normal bowel movement the other day I heard what... READ MORE

No Muscle Tightening After Tummy Tuck?

I had a Tummy Tuck about a year ago. My tummy is functionally satisfactory; the apron is gone but cosmetically less so. My flanks bulge and the... READ MORE

Can I Stop Wearing my Compression Garment 12 Weeks Post-op TT?

I am 12 weeks post-op tummy tuck with a hernia and muscle repair today. I resumed exercise at about 4 weeks, gradually of course, and at this point I... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I've Developed a Post Pregnancy Hernia?

I had a baby 9 weeks ago. My abs felt like they had a split. I spoke to my OB and they determined it to be so. I'm wondering what the best way to... READ MORE

How to You Know if Your Abdominal Muscles Are Split?

I had a twin pregnancy that went to 39 weeks and a C section delivery. I weighed 226 at delivery (starting at 204) and have since gained weight back... READ MORE

When Stomach Muscles Are Stitched Together, What is Used, is It Strong and Holds Up Long?

Full tt recently and I began wondering... when the stomach muscles are sewn together, are they cut then sewn so that they grow together, or is the... READ MORE

Has my Tummy Tuck Muscle Repair Come Undone?

I am 4 months post op and still have significant swelling, especially in my upper abs. But I am wondering if it is indeed swelling or has my muscle... READ MORE

Is a Six Pack After Abdominal Muscle Repair Possible?

After having abdominal muscle repair would the muscles still be able to contract and tone to form a six pack? READ MORE

How Do You Tell if You Tore the Muscle Repair from a Tummy Tuck? 6 Weeks PO

I am 6 weeks PO from having extended tummy tuck w/muscle repair. I have severe depression and tend to over eat at certain times. I got in a depression... READ MORE

Exparel or Pain Pump? Does Anyone Feel There is a Difference?

I have an option tomorrow for either the onQ pain pump or the Exparel injections. Im having a Full TT w/ MR and lipo of the flaks and mons. READ MORE

Other Options when Rectus Muscle Repair Doesn't Work?

I had tummy tuck with muscle repair 3 months ago, and my post op abdomen hardly looks any different from my pre op. I have no excess fat; I am very... READ MORE

Botched Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I had a TT w/muscle repair done about 4 months ago, and after the first month I noticed a dark and wide dent in the upper part of my abs. When I went... READ MORE

Why Am I Rounder at 9 Weeks Post Op Than I Was at 6 Weeks Post Op?

I had a full tummy tuck and muscle repair 9 wks ago. I weighed 135 going in and I now weigh 120. I would wake up flatter in the mornings & swell... READ MORE

Weight Loss After Abdominoplasty?

I am preparing to have a FTT with MR. I have been losing wight consistently (161 to 138) through diet and exercise. I will be no more than 130 (I am... READ MORE

*WARNING* Graphic Picture: Is This Infection?? (photo)

I had a TT with MR and Lipo on 10/14/11. I have recently changed surgeons because I got Staph and MRSA which my first surgeon didn't treat. I now... READ MORE

Why Isn't my Incision Healing? 4 Weeks Post TT/Muscle Repair. (photo)

I'm 4 wks po a TT with muscle repair. At 15 days po, after taking the paper take off to shower, it smelt horrible and was yellow discharge. Went... READ MORE

Is a Tummy Tuck with No Muscle Repair Going to Give Me Good Results? (photo)

I was examined by a board certified plastic surgeon who says my abdominal separation is minimal. He says he can do a tummy tuck with no muscle repair... READ MORE

Surgery Caused Hernia and Diastasis Recti, What Options are There for me? (photo)

I had surgery to remove 9" of my colon in September. I left the hospital looking like I was stealing a bowling ball under my shirt. I thought is... READ MORE

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