Wondering about how to start the exercise after your gynecomastia surgery?
After the surgery, you must wear a compression vest.
Swelling, bruising and irregular-looking skin should be expected and is normal after surgery.
A full day of rest 24 hours after the surgery is recommended.
Before considering about exercise, first please check some important instructions below :
After operation, please start eating well digested food.
There could be residual fluid leakage in a day. If so, apply new sterile gauze. Do not open up the dressing point, the wound need to be avoided from contamination.
Take medicine 3 times a day after having a meal for 7 days. Do not take aspirin or any products containing aspirin unless it’s approved by your surgeon.
You can take a shower 2~3 days later with given waterproof bands upon the wound. For hot bath, sauna and swimming, you need 1-2 weeks of recovery time.
Compression Garment will be worn 24 hours for 2 weeks, 12 hours a day for 2 to 4 weeks. (This may help relieve swelling and quick recovery.)
Any kind of food ingestion is allowed after surgery except alcoholic beverage and excessively salty food.
Your breast could be asymmetrical, lumpy, swelled and bruised during the healing process. It is only temporary.
Please sleep on your stomach for 1 night to prevent swelling and stop bleeding in case of hemorrhage.
Daily activities are helpful to recover faster; like stretching, yoga and walking.
If you have any symptom below within 3~4 days, please contact us immediately. Excessive pain, high fever, yellowish discharge or itching.
After 3 days
You can take a shower and go back to sedentary jobs within a week following gynecomastia surgery.
For exercises, we recommed walking and slow running.
After 1 week
You can go back to physical jobs but still with caution and care.
Stretching, yoga and self-massage is recommended.
After 2 weeks
You can start stronger exercises, like physical fitness, push-up, swimming, running, etc.
After 3 weeks
In particular, a strong, concentrated exercise is required to build chest muscle strength & volume.
To prevent sagging, the most important thing is massage and exercise.
Do you want to know what specific exercises our doctor suggests?
There are two important muscles on your chest area, one is pectoral muscle and the other is serratus anterior muscle.
< Pectoralis Major Muscle >
Pectoral muscles are the muscles that connect the front of the human chest with the bones of the upper arm and shoulder.
< Serratus Anterior Muscle >
This muscle is essential for anteversion of the arm.
The serratus anterior is occasionally called the “big swing muscle” or “boxer’s muscle” because it is largely responsible for the protraction of the scapula.
The video is about pectoral workout, in this video the chest excercise routine is compacted only within 8 minute.
You can try this at home.
The serratus anterior muscle may be the sexiest muscle on the male physique.
This is the muscle group on the side of your rib cage that resembles shark gills when they’re well developed and you’re shredded.
You can check above video, which good solution for workout at your place.
In this video, about the muscle it is very well explained, at each step, you can understand how your muscle moves, and how they will developed by doing this movements.
So, After Gynecomastia Operation..
Your can replace empty fat & gland space with muscle.