Exercise Routines After Smart Lipo MPX?

I had a Medial Thighs Smart Lipo MPX 4 days ago. What type of exercises are the best for me in this situation and which ones should I avoid?

Doctor Answers 7

Exercise speeds recovery

Every doctor has his or her own preferences for post-lipo activity and they are modified for each individual's situation. I usually encourage light exercise as soon as tolerated but restrict strenuous exercise until two weeks have passed. Walking or light elliptical is plenty at four days, and people definitely heal faster doing this than staying in bed, but get clearance from your physician first.

San Jose Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

Exercise after smart lipo

I let my patients exercise just a day after their procedure.  I do warn them that a lot of exercise will delay the time necessary to see their final result but not affect that result

David J. Goodkind, MD
New Haven Plastic Surgeon
3.5 out of 5 stars 14 reviews

Waiting on exercise may help your results

We always tell patients to wait at least three weeks following liposuction before exercising at all. Let your body go through it's normal healing process which sometimes takes several weeks. We find that patients that do not adhere to this sometimes have problems with healing and inflammation. Four days is definitely not long enough. Take care

Jeffrey Adelglass, MD
Dallas Facial Plastic Surgeon
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I ask that my patients don’t overexert themselves the first week after surgery. You can do light exercise, such as walking. You can start up your regular exercise program after 7 days but remember to listen to your body. If you are getting sore a little earlier in your exercise, I would stop. You may have to slowly increase your activity everyday.

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