Here For You!Please call today for an appointment or with any questions: Precision Plastic and Hand Surgery Golden Office (303)954-8878
Following your breast reconstruction surgery for flap techniques and/or the insertion of a breast implant, gauze or bandages may be applied to your incisions.
An elastic bandage or support bra will minimize swelling and support the reconstructed breast. A small, thin tube may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood or fluid.
You will be given specific instructions that may include: How to care for your surgical site(s) following surgery, medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the risk of infection, specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health and when to follow up with your plastic surgeon.
What benefits does the therapy comes with?
● Physical Therapy as part of a mastectomy treatment plan can have the following benefits:● Improved sensation at the surgical site● Improve scar tissue mobility● Neuromuscular reeducate affected tissues● Improved posture and core strength● Decreased pain at the surgical site● Decreased swelling on the affected side● Provide a therapeutic environment and psychosocial approach● Improved upper extremity range of motion● Improved upper extremity strength● Improved functional mobility