Exercise + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I am 6 weeks s/p reconstructive surgery after a preventative bilateral mastectomy. I have smooth round silicone implants. My right implant (also my... READ MORE
Active (swimmer/skier) 35 year old following bc dx, radiation and mastectomy, what reconstruction recommended?
Young Active person had breast cancer dx and mastectomy, what reconstruction is recommended? Had radiation on bc side. Also benign calcifications on... READ MORE
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
How long will it be for pain and healing after expanders are removed after a Bi Lateral mastectomy with reconstruction? I had the expanders removed 6... READ MORE