Exercise + Breast Reconstruction

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Exercise in Preparation for a Mastectomy

Hello, I'd really appreciate some advice because I can't find the answer to this question anywhere: I'm due to have a risk-reducing double mastectomy... READ MORE

Chest Exercise After Reconstruction?

I've found a lot of information on this site about how it's ok to do upper body exercise with under-the-muscle breast implants, you'll... READ MORE

How to Repair Muscle Damage Due to Expander Extrusion Post Double Mastectomy?

2 months post double mastectomy-undergoing expansion-prepping for implant exchange. 3 weeks ago expander pushed through muscle (still under the... READ MORE

Can I Exercise my Pectoral Muscles and Resume Running/jumping Jacks After Breast Reconstruction w/ Under Muscle Implant? (photo)

I had reconstruction surgery in November. My PS said I could exercise, but says he wants me to let my pectoral muscles atrophy and not work them-ever.... READ MORE

Exercise and Saunas After Breast Tissue Expansion?

Any risks in doing a spinning class or yoga 39 days after breast tissue expander surgery? I had delayed reconstruction. Is cardiovascular exercise ok?... READ MORE

I Had a Mastectomy...expanders and Reconstruction. My Breast Are Still Rock Hard. I Am Now Doing Water Aerobics & Gym, This Ok?

I Had a Mastectomy...expanders and Reconstruction. My Breast Are Still Rock Hard. I Am Now Doing Water Aerobics & Gym, is this okay? READ MORE

Is it possible to somehow improve my odds of regaining sensation after Mastectomy?

I understand that I'll never regain the sensation I had before the tissue removal. But is there anything I can do to make the odds of regaining at... READ MORE

I am 7 weeks post reconstruction with cohesive gel implants under the muscle. Will the pain and my muscle reactions ever lessen?

I am 7 weeks post reconstruction with cohesive gel implants under the muscle. Every time I flex my pectorals, exercise or use, they ache. It feels as... READ MORE

Very non-compliant patient needing clearer guidelines. How much do I really need to listen to restrictions?

I had a double mastectomy 9 months ago and was back at the gym 2 weeks later lifting. I had reconstruction surgery a few days ago. I opted for the... READ MORE

After finishing breast reconstruction with silicone implants. Do we have any limitations? Can we exercise and do everything ?

After finishing breast reconstruction with silicone implants,Do we have any limitations? Can we exercise and do everything we wish? Are there any... READ MORE

Is it okay to straighten the chest muscles before Implant Reconstruction?

I'm planning to have a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with tissue expander to implant reconstruction this spring. I'm no body builder, but I do... READ MORE

What could cause post-exercise induced inflammation in non-cancerous reconstructed breast 3 years after surgery? (Photo)

I had double mastectomy in 2006 and exchanged my silicone implants for saline 2/2013.About a month ago I started getting redness on the non-cancerous... READ MORE

Can I lift weights?

I have had silicone breast implants behind the muscle, when lifting anything heavy it feels like my boobs are going to burst out of my chest - so... READ MORE

Is it normal to have pain at 10 weeks post reconstruction with implants under muscles when using pectoral muscle or arm?

I am about 10 weeks post reconstruction with bilateral cohesive gel implants under the muscle. I'm having pain in my right breast when I exercise or... READ MORE

Proper food & exercises For breast cancer patients? Please give a list.

My Mom is a breast cancer patient. Did Chemo a year ago, It was tough for her. After treatment she has been doing full-time work, But I'm really... READ MORE

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