Q&A: I LIVE BY THE LAGREE PILATES METHOD. NEARLY EVERYTHING IS FROM A PLANKING POSITION.

"I live by the Lagree pilates method. Nearly everything is from a planking position. After a silicon under muscle BA, when is it safe to continue that kind of exercise again? What your thoughts are on best post-operative movement and care?"

DR. POUSTI: I generally ask patients to keep their arms down by their side during the recovery process. I have found that this helps during the recovery / while the breast implant is needing to settle into the pocket that was created during the procedure.

My patients are able to start lower body workouts after week 2. I recommend no upper body workouts until everything has healed and the breast implants have settled.

You Might Also Enjoy...

Do I need a Mommy Makeover?

“Mommy Makeover” is the common term used for an individualized set of cosmetic procedures designed to help address common effects after childbearing (usually addressing the breast and body).

How to help sagging breasts?

A mastopexy, also known as breast lift, raises the breasts by removing excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour.

5 Reasons to Consider Labia Reduction Surgery

Labiaplasty is becoming one of the most popular procedures among women looking to regain their confidence and comfort in a major way. Consider how labia reduction can help improve the quality of your life.

How can I get a tight tummy?

Abdominoplasty, also known as “tummy tuck”, removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles creating an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer. An abdominoplasty is not a substitute for weight loss or exercise.