After Liposuction: Keep the Pounds Off
Liposuction is a popular cosmetic surgery option for many people because it gives them an affordable way to lose weight and achieve a new shape for their body.
While Dr. Kevin Sadati believes that liposuction is an effective way to eliminate excess fat from a person’s body in many different areas, he wants all of his Orange County patients to understand that liposuction is only the first step in a series of life changes that need to be made. Exercise is extremely important after a liposuction procedure is performed on a Newport Beach patient. It helps a person to stay healthy, fit and active after they have eliminated excess fat through a neck lift or liposuction procedure.
Tips for Exercising After Liposuction
Know when you can begin exercising again after the operation. Liposuction is a surgical procedure, therefore, a short period of recovery is necessary after the operation is complete. Dr. Kevin Sadati typically recommends that patients rest for 24-48 hours before beginning any exercise.
Start with light aerobic exercises for several weeks. The first few weeks should consist of light aerobic exercise, such as a walk around the neighborhood or completing easy household chores. Patients should take the time to read the signals that their body is giving them, and avoid overdoing it immediately after the operation. Aerobic exercise is not only important for keeping the weight off after the surgery, but also essential in preventing the formation of blood clots during the post-operative period.
Work with your doctor to develop a long-term exercise plan that will help you maintain your new weight and keep off the pounds you eliminated during the liposuction procedure.
As every patient has different environmental and genetic factors that impact their general health, each patient will need a customized approach to diet and exercise after their operation. Dr. Kevin Sadati typically recommends that patients stick with a portion-controlled diet that is well-balanced in order to meet any and all nutritional needs. He notes that patients should find a type of exercise that they enjoy doing as it will help motivate them to complete their workout each day and stay fit, happy, healthy and trim for many years to come.
Liposuction is effective in helping people lose weight, but it’s important that patients understand it is not a solution for permanent weight loss. In addition to removing excess fat, liposuction also helps to trim and tone the body. This new image can only be maintained long term if patients continue a healthy diet and exercise plan after the operation is complete. Dr. Kevin Sadati works with each of his patients on an individual basis to help them come up with a post-operative plan that will work for them, for their body type and for their lifestyle. He wants all of his patients to be successful and enjoy the benefits of being trim, fit and healthy. For more information on the liposuction procedure, contact Dr. Kevin Sadati’s office today to set up a free cosmetic consultation.