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How often should you walk after having bowel obstruction surgery?

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In brief: As much as you can

The intrinsic activity of your bowel slows down, at times very significantly after any abdominal surgery.
Being active will minimize the delay in recovery. In general, the less time you spend in bed, the quicker your recovery.

In brief: As much as you can

The intrinsic activity of your bowel slows down, at times very significantly after any abdominal surgery.
Being active will minimize the delay in recovery. In general, the less time you spend in bed, the quicker your recovery.
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