I am an adult entertainer. I had my tummy tuck surgery approx. 2 1/2 weeks ago. I have returned to work. i dont do pole tricks yet and I dont do the bouncy moves yet because I am scared to bust my stitches. Is this correct, can i move more ans start popping my body more or should i still take it easy. my surgeon is aware of my occupation and did advise me of becoming extremely exhausted and no sit-ups and he provided me with mederma cream. thank you for your help!! Charisse
I am 2.5 Week Out of a TT, When Can I Dance on Stage Like I Use To?
Doctor Answers 5
When Can I Dance?
After a #tummytuck #surgery, #swelling can persist for several months and will gradually improve and will look better at three months, six months, and even one year. Frequently the pubic area can become very swollen and discolored during the first two weeks due to gravity as this is the lowest area for swelling to accumulate.
I suggest waiting 6 weeks before returning to full activity without restrictions.
Ask your #BoardCertified #PlasticSurgeon what they recommend.
When Can I Dance/Exercise after Tummy Tuck
Abdominoplasty involves a recovery period of 10 to 14 days longer than most plastic surgical procedures. No sports, pole dancing or heavy lifting for 6 weeks or more – please discuss with your doctor for specific recommendations.
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I think it is only proper that the surgeon who performed your procedure shoud be the one dictating your postoperative do's and don'ts. The more scar tissue forms between the skin and the tightened tummy muscles the less forces are focused on the muscle repair and the lower tummy skin scar making a tear and separation less likely. I would wait 4-6 weeks before engaging in strenuous efforts.
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Thank you for the question.
Your plastic surgeon is in the best position to advise you about specific activities after tummy tuck surgery. He knows exactly what procedure was performed and whether or not you are healing without complications. I would suggest continued follow-up with him for precise advice.