You have your breast augmentation surgery scheduled and you’re excited to see the results. However, although your doctor may have laid out all of the details that will take place during the surgery, what can you expect during recovery? Here are 5 things that will help you during your recovery period.
- Massage is the Ticket
Your doctor will instruct you on when and how to properly do this but massaging your breasts after surgery will help to break up any tissue and will help you to feel better faster. Although it might not be very comfortable at first, it will save you in the long run.
- Chill It on the Workout
Although you might want to get back into your normal workout routine quickly after surgery, it’s recommended that you wait for at least 12 weeks before you start running, lifting, or doing any sort of strenuous workout routine. And be aware that when you first start getting
- Shirts With Buttons Are Your Best-friend
Yes, it might seem like after you have been at home for a few days that simply slipping into a t-shirt won’t be a big deal. However, that preconceived notion is quite inaccurate. The simple process of lifting your arms above your head in order to slip into a shirt can be quite painful. Instead, opt for button down shirts for the first few weeks after surgery–they are easier to slip in and out of and are just as fashionable.
- Catch Up on Your R&R
Just because you didn’t undergo heart surgery, doesn’t mean that having a breast augmentation surgery done isn’t a big deal. Take advantage of some much needed rest and relaxation–not only will it help you catch up on your Z’s but it will also help to speed-up your recovery process. Plus, who doesn’t love an excuse to stay in bed and watch movies all day long?
- Turn in the Keys
Unless you’re a Nascar racer, driving a car isn’t a strenuous activity. However, considering you’ll most likely be on strong painkillers for the first couple of days after your surgery, hand in your car keys. If you’re worried that you won’t be able to get the necessities without your car, like food, hire a delivery service to bring you food everyday.
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