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post #1 of 5 Old 11-15-2012, 04:29 PM Thread Starter
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rider's surgery

Hello everybody,
I had a hernia surgery two days ago. Before the surgery I used to ride dressage 6 days a week. I wonder if any of you had had an abdominal surgery and long after surgery you were back to normal riding?
Any experience sharing on that is appreciated.
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post #2 of 5 Old 11-15-2012, 08:53 PM
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Talk to your doctor. None of us on here are medical practitioners, and if we were, we would be telling you that without examining you, we couldn't make an opinion.
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I agree with Chiilaa. It's something to discuss with the doctor.

I don't know about your type of surgery, but couple people who had C-section started riding in 4 weeks after the one. Which sounds crazy to me...

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When I had my hysterectomy awhile back, my Dr. Insisted on staying off the horse for 8 weeks. You really need to heal well so there are no complications.
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post #5 of 5 Old 11-16-2012, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
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When I had my hysterectomy awhile back, my Dr. Insisted on staying off the horse for 8 weeks. You really need to heal well so there are no complications.
Hi, and how long after surgery you ended up riding? How did you feel?
I have dressage classes planned between the 2nd and 17th of January 2013.
That would be one riding a day! I hope I can make it.
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