When Can I Have Sex After Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery?

When Can I Have Sex After Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery?

When Can I Have Sex After Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery?

It’s time to talk about SEX!

When can I have sex again is a very common concern after having a Brazilian Butt Lift surgery. Of course the answer is very personal and different for everyone, but the bottom line is: you can have sex when it’s right for you, doesn’t hurt, and you and your partner are both comfortable with it. Some of my clients have been intimate with their partners as soon as 4 days, while others didn’t until 1-2 months later. Do (or not) what is right for you.

Do keep in mind that your plastic surgeon will most likely suggest you stay off your back and butt, so sexy time with your special person will require some creativity and communication, but it can be done. Although making love to your partner after surgery will feel different than before, I’ve heard many creative and interesting techniques through the years from clients. It may be different, but you might find the changes new and exciting even. For example, some ladies have shared with me that they’ve made love to their partner while wearing their Faja! Another interesting technique is what was referred to as The Ramp Method. With Ramp Method ladies simply put pillows underneath their tummies without laying on the bed, hence the ramp. No pressure on your booty or back, so great adaptation!

Just because you are healing and your body is going through things it’s not used to, it isn’t a reason not to enjoy intimacy with people who matter the most.

Feeling close and connected to the people we love is important, so I don’t think it’s something that should be avoided entirely as you recover from your surgery. Remember to have fun, be creative, and be safe! Good luck!

At Healing Kneads Massage we are proud to provide expert, compassionate, and professional massage therapy services to our community. Our approach to wellness is a holistic one, and we treat each client as they truly are: unique. We are unique ourselves in that we value our clients very much, and are extremely results and client-focused. We listen to our clients, customize each and every session to meet YOUR wellness goals, and perform full 60 or 90-minute sessions. 

Want to learn more about how to ease your pain post-surgery?

Book a call with Laura today!

We can’t wait to meet you and help you recover!

Laura is the founder of Healing Kneads. She graduated from Florida College of Natural Health in 2012 and is passionate about helping people find rejuvenation and renewal amidst the stresses of life, and relief from the pains that show up in their bodies because of that stress. She believes in the mind-body connection and believes every body has the potential for wellness and balance. Laura has helped clients with various issues, including neck and jaw pain, headaches, Lipedema, and Lymphedema.

She is licensed by the Florida Department of Health, and holds certifications in Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, cupping, and neuromuscular massage.  

4 Simple Ways to Ease Your Brazilian Butt Lift Pain

4 Simple Ways to Ease Your Brazilian Butt Lift Pain

4 Simple Ways to Ease Your Brazilian Butt Lift Pain 

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Hello lovely ladies. Today I wanted to talk about things you can do to make your Brazilian Butt Lift recovery go a little bit smoother. Please understand that recovery is never easy, and sometimes healing can be messy. My biggest suggestion is to prepare beforehand! Your recovery from cosmetic surgery will last several weeks, and even months. There will be different stages, with different milestones along the way. Because you will experience discomfort and pain, I suggest getting a few items before your surgery, so you will not have to worry about them afterwards. A little preparation before your procedure will make your life, and also those close to you, much easier, and you can focus on you!

  1. Antiseptic Skin Cleanser

You may have drains and/or incisions on your body, and you want to keep them clean and free of germs, so you do not risk infection. The last thing you want is an infection that requires you seeing your surgeon again, especially if you travelled away from home for your procedure…or God forbid you have to visit the ER. No infections! I suggest Hibiclens, which you can get at Amazon. Hibiclens is an antiseptic and antimicrobial skin cleanser that is used in hospitals, and will help reduce any cross infection from happening. I keep a 8 oz bottle in my shower, because it’s helped me in the past with infected hairs and boils that have developed in my personal areas. I trust the product, and my clients have had success as well with acne and other skin issues. It’s something simple you can do to make sure your recovery goes well.

  1.  BBL Pillow

Of all the suggestions I’m making today, this is the most important one. You will not be able to put any pressure on your buttocks for several weeks after your BBL. While you may not be able to sit directly on your butt, a BBL pillow will allow you rest while taking the pressure off your butt, and puts the pressure more on your thighs. Please resist the urge to sit on your butt, as you do not want you to compromise your results. A good after care program will ensure you get the results you want. You can get a BBL pillow from Amazon for under $30. 

  1.  Lavender Essential Oil

At first glance, I know that essential oil doesn’t seem like a necessary part of a post-surgical recovery program. Trust me, it is. During your discomfort and swelling, there will be times when you doubt your decision to get plastic surgery. I’ve heard it many times. Lavender has relaxing properties and will help to put you at ease, and will slow down your nervous system. Additionally, the act of taking a deep breath by itself is calming and also very beneficial to your lymphatic system. I use lavender in my lymphatic drainage sessions, by placing a few drops on your head rest, and also in my hands. Taking deep abdominal breaths is also used to encourage your lymphatics to get moving. My hope is that you’ll be able to use lavender long after your recovery is done. It’s always good to be relaxed and in a good mood. I recommend Healing Solutions 100% Organic Lavender Essential Oil.

  1. Schedule your lymphatic massages ahead of time

I’m always impressed when people schedule their sessions ahead of time. It shows me that they care about their well-being. Don’t you want to find the therapist and facility that is a good fit for you? You’ll be seeing the therapist you select once or twice a week for about a month or more. Their level of expertise will have a huge impact on the results you get from your surgery. Do your research, and do it ahead of time. Don’t you want to feel you made the right decision? Another reason for doing this ahead of time is that sometimes lymphatic drainage therapists are booked for weeks at a time. Set up your appointments ahead of time so that you are certain you’ll have your appointments exactly when you’ll need them. The last thing you want is to undergo surgery, go home and swell up, and not be able to find a qualified therapist to help you get to where you want to be.

At Healing Kneads Massage we are proud to provide expert, compassionate, and professional massage therapy services to our community. Our approach to wellness is a holistic one, and we treat each client as they truly are: unique. We are unique ourselves in that we value our clients very much, and are extremely results and client-focused. We listen to our clients, customize each and every session to meet YOUR wellness goals, and perform full 60 or 90-minute sessions. 

Want to learn more about how to ease your pain post-surgery?

Book a call with Laura today!

We can’t wait to meet you and help you recover!

Laura is the founder of Healing Kneads. She graduated from Florida College of Natural Health in 2012 and is passionate about helping people find rejuvenation and renewal amidst the stresses of life, and relief from the pains that show up in their bodies because of that stress. She believes in the mind-body connection and believes every body has the potential for wellness and balance. Laura has helped clients with various issues, including neck and jaw pain, headaches, Lipedema, and Lymphedema.

She is licensed by the Florida Department of Health, and holds certifications in Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, cupping, and neuromuscular massage.  

How Lymphatic Drainage Massage Help Relieves Pain Post Surgery

How Lymphatic Drainage Massage Help Relieves Pain Post Surgery

What is lymphatic drainage?

Your lymphatic system helps eliminate your body’s waste. A healthy, active lymphatic system does this naturally through the movements of smooth muscle tissue.

However, surgery, medical conditions, or trauma to the body can cause fluids and lymph to build up in your lymphatic system and your lymph nodes, a condition called lymphedema.

If you’ve ever had surgery and had lymph nodes removed, your doctor may have suggested lymphatic drainage massage performed by either a massage therapist or physical therapist.

Lymphedema

Surgical procedures that affect or remove lymph nodes can cause lymphedema as a side effect.

Lymphedema will only occur in the area near the surgical site. For example, if you have lymph nodes removed as part of breast cancer treatment to your left breast, only your left arm, not your right arm could develop lymphedema. If you develop lymphedema, you’ll feel fluid build-up which feels very uncomfortable and painful. It feels heavy to clients, and in some instances can affect your mobility, especially if it presents itself in your legs.

Lymphatic massage works by moving waste products away from the damaged area, by using light and gentle strokes, in a repetitive manner. If you’ve undergone surgery to treat cancer and had lymph nodes removed, ask your doctor if lymphatic drainage would help.

At Healing Kneads Massage we are proud to provide expert, compassionate, and professional massage therapy services to our community. Our approach to wellness is a holistic one, and we treat each client as they truly are: unique. We are unique ourselves in that we value our clients very much, and are extremely results and client-focused. We listen to our clients, customize each and every session to meet YOUR wellness goals, and perform full 60 or 90-minute sessions.

Want to learn more about how to ease your pain post-surgery?

Book a call with Laura today!

We can’t wait to meet you and help you recover!

Laura is the founder of Healing Kneads. She graduated from Florida College of Natural Health in 2012 and is passionate about helping people find rejuvenation and renewal amidst the stresses of life, and relief from the pains that show up in their bodies because of that stress. She believes in the mind-body connection and believes every body has the potential for wellness and balance. Laura has helped clients with various issues, including neck and jaw pain, headaches, Lipedema, and Lymphedema.

She is licensed by the Florida Department of Health, and holds certifications in Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, cupping, and neuromuscular massage.