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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

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

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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When can I exercise after cateract surgery?

When can I exercise after cateract surgery?

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 more

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Exercise after vascular surgery is it good?

Exercise after vascular surgery is it good?

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 more

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Can you tell me how I could exercise after shoulder surgery?

Can you tell me how I could exercise after shoulder surgery?

Depends: The exercise program depends on what surgery you had. I should be designed by a therapist to a prescription from your surgeon. ...Read more

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How to exercise after brain surgery?

How to exercise after brain surgery?

Brain surgery: The amount and type of exercise after a brain surgery is based on what was done and how extensive the procedure was - I would speak to the neurosurgeon directly and see what limitations might be needed and how you can do. ...Read more

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Abdominal exercise after umbilical surgery please?

Abdominal exercise after umbilical surgery please?

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

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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?

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?

Depends: This is the kind of question best addressed and answered by your surgeon. That said you will probably be ok to do light exercise after 10 to 14 days post op assuming no complications. ...Read more

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How soon can I exercise again after mouth surgery?

How soon can I exercise again after mouth surgery?

Ask the surgeon: Depending on what type of surgery you had, and what you mean by exercise, it will vary. The safest information will come from your treating surgeon. ...Read more

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What is a good exercise routine after back surgery?

What is a good exercise routine after back surgery?

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 more

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Is it safe to exercise after having penile surgery?

Is it safe to exercise after having penile surgery?

Ask your surgeon: It all depends on the surgery. Would ask the surgeon. ...Read more