I would hold off on exercise a little while longer. I recommend that all my patients keep their heart rate under 100 for at least 3 weeks following surgery. Then after those 3 weeks I recommend starting with light exercise then waiting until at least 6 weeks to do any strenuous exercise. Every surgeon is different so please refer to your specific doctors instructions.
Exercise after breast reduction
Thank you for your question. I recommend speaking with your surgeon regarding his post operative instructions. I usually recommend waiting 4-6 weeks following breast reduction surgery to start excerise.
Exercise After Breast Reduction
Thank you very much for your question.
Every surgeon has their own protocol regarding postoperative activity. I recommend you contact your surgeon's office and see what their thoughts are, as they can provide the most individualized recommendations to you. Best of luck!
Exercising post breast reduction
In my office, patients are instructed to wait for 3-4 weeks prior to beginning a light work out routine. High Cardio or strenuous activities are recommended to wait until 6 weeks post op. Contacting your treating physician and following their recommendations is a good idea as every surgeon is different.
When is exercising OK after breast reduction?
In my practice, patients usually are able to start light exercise around 3-4 weeks and strenuous activity by 6 weeks. Be sure to check with your surgeon about specific instructions in your case. Surgeons will differ in their postoperative instructions. Good luck!
Resuming exercising after breast reduction.
Specific instruction should come only from your own surgeon. In my practice patients can resume walking immediately after the procedure. After the sutures are out aerobic exercise is permitted provided the breasts are completely stable on the chest wall. This would include an exercise bike or something of the sort. After six weeks, provided there is no healing issues more vigorous physical activity can be undertaken provided the breasts are well supported by a bra. She
Exercising after breast reduction
I usually allow my patients to gradually start resuming strenuous physical activity (like exercise) about 2-3 weeks after a breast reduction if their recovery has been uneventful. However, every surgeon will have a different post-operative protocol and may have concerns specific to your surgery and circumstances. For these reasons, I recommend that you discuss resuming your workout schedule with your surgeon. Good luck!