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Exercise for Lipoedema

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 14 Nov

Its true, for women with the painful fat disease Lipoedema exercise is a challenge.  Why bother if diet and exercise have little effect on the lipoedema fat?    Exercise may seem like a waste of time.   

There are however benefits to including regular exercise as part of your lipoedema management plan.  Besides the obvious health benefits for your heart and blood sugar levels, for lipoedema patients exercise can help to reduce inflammation, keep the lymph system pumping, strengthen your muscles and boost confidence and mood.   

Below we will look at various exercises to help you manage lipoedema and have some fun.

Where possible wear your compression when exercising (except for vibration plates). Start off slowly and keep it light, don't engage in high impact or intense exercises which can cause inflammation. 

To find out what to eat for lipoedema click here.  

Topics: Insider Body plastic surgery lipoedema
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Faster Healing Tips For Cosmetic & Plastic SurgerySurgery

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 07 May

For many people the deciding factor on whether to have cosmetic surgery is the recovery period.  One of the most common questions we receive is how long will it take to get back to my routine.  The following tips will assist with the healing process to get back into your normal routine as soon as possible.

Topics: Face Breasts Eyelids Body Anti-Ageing plastic surgery
4 min read

Sucking the fat - The ins and outs of liposuction in Sydney

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 09 Nov


Topics: Body
7 min read

A Quick Guide to Coolsculpting, Liposuction and Tummy Tuck

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 14 Sep


Topics: Body
2 min read

Can You Have a Baby After A Tummy Tuck?

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 10 Aug

An Abdominoplasty or Tummy Tuck is a very popular procedure, as it gives a whole new look by making the abdomen flat, firm and youthful after the effects of pregnancy and childbirth. 96% of patients surveyed on Real Self said a Tummy Tuck was ‘worth it’.

Topics: Body
2 min read

How long should you wear your compress garment after your tummy tuck?

By Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS on 03 Aug

A compression garment is a garment used after a tummy tuck or liposuction to provide support. It is very effective in reducing swelling and oedema in the abdominal skin, it speeds up the healing process, reduces the downtime and allows the patient to return to daily routines sooner. In this blog, I’ll discuss how long you should wear your binder/compression garment for after having a tummy tuck.

Topics: Body