7 weeks post op sudden severe lower back pain post tummy tuck, lipo to inner/outer thighs/lower back/flanks.
Doctor Answers 1
During a tummy tuck, often your abdominal muscles are brought back to their original place at the midline. Because of this, you may be sore when using them, like when you hold your legs out while lying on your back. You may also be protecting the muscles and using them less, placing more strain on your lower back. If you continue to strengthen your core, that should improve. Persistent low back pain or other worrisome symptoms after your tummy tuck like shortness of breath should be investigated more by your doctor.
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