After doing ulthera on my face, how long should I wait before resume bikram/hot yoga?
How Long After Ultherapy Can You Do Hot Yoga?
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Hot yoga immediately after Ultherapy
I would wait a day and resume hot yoga.
Ultherapy has advantages as it uses imaging to deliver targeted high intensity 'focused' ultrasound.
The results of skin tightening will be most apparent at 6 months.
We have performed hundreds of Ultherapy procedures in our Williamsville, NY office.
Hot yoga can be done the day after Ultherapy
I suggest waiting until the day after your Ultherapy before you do hot yoga or exert yourself in any signficant fashion to avoid increasing the amount of swelling that could develop. By the next day it should not interfere unless you are very swollen.
No Downtime Following Ultherapy
There is no downtime following Ultherapy. Most patients can resume normal activity, including exercise immediately following the procedure. Some mild facial tenderness or sensitivity is common, but it will not interfere with your ability to do any type of yoga or aerobic activity. We have patients who leave the office and head right to gym.
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No downtime with Ulthera
Most patients are able to assume their normal activities soon after Ulthera treatment since there is no real "downtime" associated with the procedure. We allow our patients to exercise the following day, however, I would recommend asking the physician treating you what his/her personal recommendations are regarding this. Hope this helps!
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