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How Much Activity Is Too Much after a Tummy Tuck?

Posted on May 10, 2019

Mother playing with her children at home. Pushing them in a laundry basket.After your tummy tuck, you’re going to want to get up, get out and get moving. But you might want to hold off on any kind of intense activity until you fully understand the physical restrictions after a tummy tuck.

Your tummy tuck recovery will be unique to you, but here are a few general guidelines for the stages of physical activity after your surgery.

Right After Tummy Tuck Surgery

Immediately after your tummy tuck surgery, you’ll likely be restricted while you initially heal. Shortly thereafter, however, you’ll be able to start your physical activity with sitting, standing and walking. Walking as early as the first day after your tummy tuck surgery could help prevent the formation of blood clots,