One of the most confusing things after a hysterectomy is how to handle strange or uncomfortable symptoms that persist – especially once you’ve been told you’re all healed up.
Strength training before surgery isn’t a new concept, most surgeons for hip or knee replacements will advise a 6 week plan before surgery to help with the recovery. So why should we ignore this advice for a hysterectomy?
It’s so important to exercise after hysterectomy and Teresa tells us about her experience. I’d written a story on this website about how I’d had a hysterectomy in June this year. I was starting to get better, but noticed I was having pain in my left side. When I’d seen a friend, who’d had surgery…
Before my operation, apart from having some large fibroids and anemia, I was pretty fit and had good core stability. I believe that having good core stability is the key to success as you can work all the other parts of your body whilst your abdomen stays still.