What exercises to do after gyno with no lipo?

i am 18 days post op and recovering very well. have no bruising at all. i have started working out my legs and abbs however when it comes to my shoulders and arm i have used max 3kilos just to give them some movement. i know and understand that i should not exercise my chest but is it ok to exercise shoulders / back and arms with light weights?

Doctor Answers 4

Returning to Exercising Following Gynecomastia Surgery

Typically 1 week after #gynecomastia surgery you can begin taking moderate walks or ride a stationary bike. Strenuous #workouts or aerobic #exercise can begin around 4 weeks post-op. Please get approval from your doctor before you begin any workout regimen.


Orange County Plastic Surgeon
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Exercise After Gynecomastia Surgery

I have my patients wait 4 to 6 weeks before doing any exercise, try to be patient, you do not want to set your recovery back. You should check with your surgeon on this. Good luck.

Miguel Delgado, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 68 reviews

4-6 weeks

My patients are instructed to refrain from upper body workouts for at least a full 4 weeks after gyno surgery 

Stuart A. Linder, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 40 reviews

Exercise After Gynecomastia Surgery

In my opinion I would not exercise your shoulder because that can activate your chest muscle and the chance for increased pain or fluid collections.  I would seek counsel from your plastic surgeon.

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