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Old 04-08-2003, 07:24 AM   #1
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Post Exercise after colectomy?

I just went through a total colectomy exactly a month ago. How long should I wait before I do any excercise aside from walking? I am especially curious about how long to wait before I do any abdominal excercise. Thanks for any and all replies.....

 
Old 04-08-2003, 09:14 AM   #2
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Probably best to talk with your doctor's office because it depends on how strenuously the exercise works your abdominal muscles, you general condition before surgery, etc.

As a minimum, though, I would say two more weeks before putting much excess pressure on them.

Good luck!

 
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