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Will I Be Able To Lift Weights After I Have Surgery For Gynecomastia
Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more
1 to 3 months: Your surgeon can guide you in your specific situation, but generally you need to let the soft tissues (disk, muscle, ligaments, skin) heal. That takes several months. Premature heavy lifting might cause another disk injury. Low impact aerobic activity helps recovery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been diagnosed with GRED and hital hernia, after surgery will I be able to lift weights again?
Hiatal hernia GERD: First line therapy for hiatal hernia and gerd, (acid/bile reflux) is medications to lower the acid. If you fail medical therapy, then surgery may help you. Damaged/scarred lower esophagus and cancer can occur with NO therapy. Okay to ask your regular doc about medical therapy. A scope/EGD will be helpful to diagnose and help plan future therapies. Be cautious about surgery before medication. ...Read more
Type 1 torn pectoral tendon major, 2 months since surgery. When will I get my rom back and be able to lift weights?
Yes: Carpal tunnel surgery releases a band of tissue in the wrist that retains finger flexors and the median nerve. Once released and sufficent time has passed (often requiring pt or occupational ) normal activities may be resumed. The timing of which depends on the amount of inflammation and your surgeons advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?
Is there any risk to bariatric surgery? Would I still be able to lift weights? Drink? Would GERD go away? Would it be recommended with IBS?
Yes, yes, no, no,and: no, but only in a general sense. All surgical procedures carry risk to different degrees in every patient. Consult with a bariatric specialist for specific considerations in your individual case. ...Read more
What is the likelihood of being able to lift weights and play sports after having surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome?
Wait and see: Likelihood data will not matter at all. What will matter is doing the best you can to heal as optimally as possible and to find expert coaching willing to collaborate w/ Drs to take it step by step as far as it can safely go. Even a high % w/o such a plan won't work and a low one might rob you of hope. Just "Do the right things" and see how far you get. Best wishes. ...Read more
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