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Why You Never Want to Exercise Immediately Following Oral Surgery
Posted on 8/15/2019 by Pacific Oral and Facial Surgery Center
A good physical exercise regimen is essential to good health. It is always good to try to exercise regularly, but there are times in your life when the idea of strenuous exercise is not a good idea. If you have some type of oral surgery, you need to think about whether continuing an exercise regimen is the best thing for your health. There are several reasons that you may want to curtail your physical fitness regimen for a short period of time after oral surgery. The Use of SedationUndergoing oral surgery involves the use of some type of sedation. A local anesthesia can last for 2 to 4 hours and you need to give your body time to rid itself of the medication before doing much of anything, especially exercising. The stronger the sedation used, the more time you will want to give your body to recover from it. When your body is under sedation, it does not work the way it should. You may do things that would hurt you, but because of the sedation you don't feel it. Another Danger of ExercisingWhile waiting for the sedation is one reason to avoid exercise, the dangers of exercise to the body are more important reasons. The jarring effect of exercise on the entire body, including the mouth, teeth and gums can cause damage after surgery. It takes time for the healing process to start following oral surgery. Shortly after the surgery, the surgical site is at its weakest. The best thing you can do to help the surgical site gain strength is to give it time. The body needs time to recover and to regain strength. It is okay to start exercising after oral surgery, but it is best to wait for a day or two. When you do resume exercise, take it easy. Consider doing range of motion exercises before adding anything more strenuous. For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment....
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