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Old 09-07-2010, 07:39 PM   #5
Lindy Hruska
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Re: crossfit and abdominoplasty

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Originally Posted by Veronica Carpenter View Post
Depending on the type of abdominoplasty, muscle can also be involved as in the case someone with diastasis recti or separation between the left and right side of the rectus abdominis muscle, which I would assume would take longer to recover from.
You are right, I should have said no fascia/muscle is excised (removed). There are a wide variety of abdominoplasty procedures, as you mentioned. The fascia is oversewn to tighten the abdominal wall in some cases. Diastasis is a common cosmetic problem, but fortunately it is one without significant symptoms or need for repair. (unless, of course, you are paying to have cosmetic surgery)...
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