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Tightness and Difficulty Standing Up Post-Tummy Tuck

I had an abdominoplasty and umbilical hernia repair 2 1/2 weeks ago (to repair the recti diastisis and umbilical hernia after having my twins four... READ MORE

Activities to Avoid After Tummy Tuck Surgery?

I had a full tummy tuck 12 days ago and I'm wondering what activities to avoid and how long ... As well I cannot stand straight yet is this normal?... READ MORE

I'm 8 Days Post TT and Feel Extreme Stretching - Will I Get New Stretch Marks?

I had a full TT with muscle repair 8 days ago. I'm 5'8" and weigh 145 pounds. I am not able to stand up straight and every time I'm... READ MORE

I Am Two Weeks Op Post Tummy Tuck and Muscle Repair. I Am Still Not Standing Straight, Normal? (photo)

I am two weeks post op from full tummy tuck and muscle repair. I still can not stand straight. The skin on my hips and above my belly button to breast... READ MORE

Not Able to Stand Upright Post Tummy Tuck?

I am 10 days post abdominoplasty and liposuction of the thighs and I still can not stand upright. Is this normal? READ MORE

My Tummy Tuck Procedure Was Done on December 14, 2012. My Belly Button Discharge and Has White Skin Around It? (photo)

I am 2 weeks post op and I still can not stand up all the way straight. My belly button discharges and still has this sort of white skin that is not... READ MORE

10 Days Post Op, Still Not Able to Stand Up Straight After FTT Surgery, Why is That?

Hello, I'm 10 days post op and I was wondering should I still have difficulties with standing up straight? I unable to stand for a long period of... READ MORE

Is It Normal to be Able to Stand Almost Straight 3 Days Post-Op Full TT?

Just wondering if I was the only one with this problem but i can stand near close to straight.. I hve a full tt and it has been 3 days since my... READ MORE

6 Weeks Not Standing Straight?

I'm 43, 5'7",125bs & was very active before tummy tuck 6 weeks ago. I don't have any risk factors but I still cannot stand up straight & can... READ MORE

Can't Stand Straight After Tummy Tuck - Due to Lack of Flexeril?

I didnt take the prescribed flexeril after my TT. is that why i cant stand straight after two and a half weeks? I was worried about the heart related... READ MORE

Return to Work, Still Not Standing Straight?

Hi, I'm 2 weeks post op, full TT with lipo on my flanks, today. I am a NICU nurse and I'm planning on returning to work 2 days before my 4 weeks post... READ MORE

Is It More Challenging to Stand Straight Sooner with Progressive Sutures or Quilting Method?

Hello. I am concerned about the recovery with progressive sutures (quilting method) due to the tissue being attached to the muscle and not being able... READ MORE

Expectations For Going Back to Work 4 Weeks Post TT with MR and Mini-facelift and Being on my Feet All Day

I am having a full TT with MR and a mini-facelift. Just wondering is it unreasonable to expect to go back to full time work four weeks post op. My job... READ MORE

Post TT and LIPO - Back Pain and Standing

This is my 6th day post op...I saw my ps on day 4 he says for me to keep the drain in over the weekend...but I can start to stand up straight as much... READ MORE

2 weeks after my tummy tuck and I'm not able to stand straight, is this normal?

Hi I'm 23 and I had my tummy tuck and a breast augmentation 2 weeks ago. But I can't stand straight because I'm afraid I will open my incision and I... READ MORE

I am almost 3 weeks post op, I had a tummy tuck and thigh lift, how long until I can stand up straight?

I am still hunched over and feel no progress, how long is it going to take before I can stand straight ? READ MORE

Should I be worried that I can stand almost completely upright at only day 4 post-op from this tummy tuck? (photo)

Should I be worried that I can stand almost completely upright at only day 4 post-op from this tummy tuck? Is this normal? It's not as if I was trying... READ MORE

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