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Exercise After Surgery
I lost a testicle 7 years back(not sure whether it is torsion).. Shall i go for orcheopexy? From when can I resume gyming and exercise after surgery
torsion: If you lost your right testicle because of a torsion 7 years ago, you are at risk for torsion in the left testicle and should undergo a left orchidopexy to prevent possible loss of the left testicle. Typical post op recovery is 2 weeks of no strenous activity. ...Read more
Restrictions: Depends on the exercise. Ask your surgeon. My restrictions are, no bending at the waist and no heavy lifting (10 lb) for 1 wk. Then you can return to normal routine. Other caveats: always have eye protection, no underwater activity for a month, or any other extreme spots, ie. Bungie jumping...... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Once healed then YES: In general, exercise is good for your cardiovascular health & help to maintain & restore circulatory function. It also minimizes the risk of blood blots & can help collateral circulation to develop. It is even one of the primary therapies for claudication. But you need to make sure that adequate healing occurs first so check with your vascular surgeon. Usually you can start back fairly quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post Surgery: I always defer this question to the surgeon who performed the procedure and who will likely do a follow up examination. The surgeon knows what procedure was done, possible complications and how you are healing. Take care. ...Read more
I am having my gall bladder out via key hole surgery. I currently exercise 6 days a week. Is going back to exercise 10 days after surgery ok?
Walk: Walking is a good choice for most people. If that is not possible for whatever reason, other options are cycling (stationary or outside if you are able), swimming, water aerobics. These exercises are good for general fitness, relief stress, and build up stamina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your surgeon: It all depends on the surgery. Would ask the surgeon. ...Read more
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