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After open heart surgery i want to punch my heavy bag for excercise. I know it will put a lot of pressure on my sternum. It has been twenty weeks ?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Probably

I tell my patients that they can start gradually putting more stress on the breastbone after giving the bone two months to heal.
Check with your doctor, but as long as you have healed well, it should work out.

In brief: Probably

I tell my patients that they can start gradually putting more stress on the breastbone after giving the bone two months to heal.
Check with your doctor, but as long as you have healed well, it should work out.
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