DAILY ACTIVITY & EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS FOLLOWING HERNIA SURGERY
To support the best surgical outcome for you following hernia surgery you must follow these instructions.
To avoid hernia recurrence, developing a new hernia, and to allow your wound(s) to heal you MUST NOT exercise with a view to strengthening your hernia repair.
You must follow these restrictions, be guided by your own physical limitations & only engage in activities up to the lesser of the two.
12+ weeks post-op: Return to pre-operative exercise levels as your physical limitations allow, remembering that you MUST NOT exercise with a view to strengthening your hernia repair.