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Normally how long after open abdominal surgery for gallbladder removal before yoga and light cardio workouts can resume without causing more pain?

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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Consult your surgeon

I recommend that you consult your surgeon about the risk and befits of the surgery as well as what to expect for outcome and recovery.
Wishing you the best.

In brief: Consult your surgeon

I recommend that you consult your surgeon about the risk and befits of the surgery as well as what to expect for outcome and recovery.
Wishing you the best.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 6 weeks

Open abdominal surgery involves cutting through layers of muscle tissue.
This can take 6 weeks to heal, sometimes more if patients are older or diabetic. I recommend avoiding abdominal crunches or other abdominal toning exercises for 6 weeks. You can usually restart mild aerobic exercise in 2-3 weeks. Remember, "no pain, no gain" does not apply after surgery. If it hurts, back off for a week.

In brief: 6 weeks

Open abdominal surgery involves cutting through layers of muscle tissue.
This can take 6 weeks to heal, sometimes more if patients are older or diabetic. I recommend avoiding abdominal crunches or other abdominal toning exercises for 6 weeks. You can usually restart mild aerobic exercise in 2-3 weeks. Remember, "no pain, no gain" does not apply after surgery. If it hurts, back off for a week.
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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