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Running after c section

Patient: How long should you wait after a c section to return to running for exercise?

 

 

Doctor: Physical exercises after Cesarian section helps regain the muscle power of perineum. Heavy exercises and running are pre ferred after 6 weeks after c section, as the scar requires time to heal completely. Early heavy exercises might develop incisional hernia or prolonged. Consult your gynecologist for further advise.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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