Hi, as above I am one week post op bilateral upper arms liposuction. As long as I wear my compression garment while doing so, am I ok to start working out my upper arms and excercise without worrying about the skin not adhering correctly? I had quite a bit removed from both arms and so far the results are amazing even with swelling. I know skin sagging is a concern with upper arm lipo and do not want to do anything that may cause some sagging if it's doing so well.
I Am One Week Post Op Upper Arm Liposuction. Am I Now Safe to Excercise and Work out my Upper Arms?
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Exercise after liposuction
Thank you for your question about when to exercise after liposuction.
- Good liposuction healing = minimal swelling,
- Upper arm exercise = more swelling so --
- Wait 4-6 weeks to exercise a liposuctioned area,
- Exercise of other areas can be done earlier,
- Check with your surgeon about what exercise is best for you.
- Best wishes. Hope this helps!
Exercising after Liposuction Surgery
Thank you for your question.
This is a question for your surgeon because he/she knows you best and will know what is the best recommendation for you.
Follow your surgeons instructions for best results.
Exercise after arm lipo
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Hello. I recommend that my liposuction patients wait for at least 5 weeks before resuming workouts. When you begin, ease your way in. You should expect slight discomfort and minimal swelling that will subside.
Jaime Perez, MD
Plastic Surgery Center of Tampa