Can Your Stomach Muscles Relax After Tummy Tuck Surgery

Can Your Stomach Muscles Relax After Tummy Tuck Surgery ?

Tummy tuck is a cosmetic surgery where the surgeon gives the person a fitter and more attractive looking tummy. Once a person has this surgical procedure, along with an exercise regimen and good diet, the person can flash his or her attractive looking tummy without embarrassment.

This surgical procedure is done after giving the person general anesthesia. Thereafter, an incision is made in the abdominal region and above the pubic bone. Then another cut is made around the navel and the skin is tugged away from the muscles of the abdomen. The left and the right parts of the abdomen are then stitched together and the excess skin is cut off. And, the belly button is position correctly.

After a tummy tuck, the person will have tight muscles of the abdomen, small waist and an generally thinner appearance. Initially, after a tummy tuck surgery, the muscles of the abdomen will feel tight and stretched. But as time goes by and the heal process finishes, the muscles will begin to relax. It may take a few weeks before you notice the stomach muscles relaxing. If your physical conditioning was good before the tummy tuck surgery, then the stomach muscles will relax faster as your recovery period will be shorter.

Remember, it will take time for the stomach muscles to relax after a tummy tuck surgery. You should not hasten this. Therefore, refrain from exercising vigorously or lifting anything heavy. This does not mean that you should lie in bed all day long. You can do some light exercise and go about normal movements a few days after the surgery.

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