Can I exercise after liposuction treatment?
People who undergo liposuction surgery often post the question, when can I exercise? Exercise after liposuction is good for the mind and body in general, and toning the muscles in the general area of the procedure can help fill out loose skin. By self-imposing the right diet program, and by increasing the metabolism of the body, exercising can assist in maintaining the gains of liposuction.
What do I go through during liposuction?
The liposuction or Lipoplasty procedure itself is quite uncomplicated, an incision is made in the general area of the body where treatment is to be done, a cannula is then inserted to suction out excess fat from the areas to be treated without much negative effect on the muscles and blood vessels located in the same area. The procedure usually takes 1 to 2 hours and may be done under general or local anesthesia depending on what you and your surgeon have agreed upon before the operation. Anyone, choosing to have liposuction treatment must be in good physical health and must inhibit from consuming alcoholic drinks and stop from smoking 2 to 3 weeks before the date of the surgery.
What kind of exercises can I do?
One to two days after liposuction treatment a post op patient can walk around the house and go for short walks outside. Staying in bed and not taking brief walks actually increases the risk for blood clots in the legs and lungs. One of the reasons that too many liposuction surgeries undertaken on a single day is so risky is that excessive surgery may require extended bed rest, which unfortunately increases the peril of fatal blood clots in the lungs.
Most post op patients can continue their exercise regimens within a few days after the surgery. At first, patients should not endeavor too much exercise. It is suggested that patients begin by doing about twenty five percent of their typical amount of physical exercise, and to slowly raise their daily exercise regimen as can be safely and comfortably be carried out.
Why do I need to exercise after liposuction?
Following liposuction, the need is to maintain and re-sculpt the body to match the surgically treated areas as well as improving and toning these areas to present an asymmetrical and aesthetic look. The buttocks, thighs, hips and abdomen can now be further tightened. The arms, shoulders and legs can be sculpted and defi