Training & Nutrition - cycling after an appendectomy
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
03-06-07, 04:56 PM
I recently had an appendectomy (8 days ago) and I am wondering how long I should wait before I can safely start riding again, and what the risks are. I asked my doctor but he was very vague and left before I could get a satisfactory answer out of him.
See another doctor.
Your health is more important than the opinion of e-experts on here.
03-06-07, 07:11 PM
Don’t push it. The large intestine is a dirty place; complications can be very severe.
03-06-07, 09:07 PM
I had an emergency appy at 18 - left the big old-timey scar. I was doing pushups beside the bed the next morning. But I'm nuts.
03-06-07, 10:28 PM
You should wait until your doctor says it's OK.
i had abdominal surgery and the doctor said six weeks... but it was a bit more serious than an appendix. But do whatever the doctor tells you and take it slow and easy... general anaesthesia takes a while to get out of your system and you can feel tired for a while.
03-12-07, 10:41 AM
When I had an emergency appendectomy, my doctor said two weeks from anything other than walking (and as little as possible), and four weeks before exercising. I'd still give your doctor a call.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.