How To Perform a Breast Massage After a Breast Augmentation

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Hello everyone, welcome back to my channel! Today, I am excited to share with you a step-by-step guide on how to perform a breast massage after a breast augmentation. Breast massages are an essential part of the recovery process after undergoing breast augmentation surgery. It helps in reducing swelling, improving circulation, preventing capsular contracture, and promoting overall healing. So, let’s get started!

Before we begin, it’s important to note that you should always consult with your surgeon before starting any massage routine. Your surgeon will provide you with specific instructions tailored to your individual needs and the type of breast augmentation you have undergone. It’s crucial to follow their guidance to ensure a safe and successful recovery.

Step 1: Preparation

First things first, make sure that your hands are clean and sanitized before starting the massage. You don’t want to introduce any bacteria or germs to the surgical site, as it can lead to infection. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water, or use a hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Next, find a comfortable and quiet place where you can relax and focus on the massage. It’s essential to be in a calm environment to fully benefit from the massage and promote relaxation.

Step 2: Understanding the Technique

There are different techniques for performing a breast massage after breast augmentation, and your surgeon will likely provide you with a specific method that suits your needs. One common technique involves gently applying pressure in a circular motion around the breast implant. This helps in breaking down scar tissue, preventing capsular contracture, and promoting blood circulation.

Another technique involves massaging the implant in an up-and-down motion to ensure that it stays in the correct position and shape. Your surgeon may also recommend massaging the incision site to promote healing and reduce scarring.

Step 3: Performing the Massage

Now that you understand the technique, it’s time to start the massage. Begin by applying a small amount of lotion or oil to your hands to reduce friction and make the massage more comfortable. Gently warm up the lotion or oil in your hands before applying it to your breasts.

Using your fingertips, start massaging the breast implant in a circular motion, moving from the outer edges towards the center. Apply gentle pressure, but be careful not to apply too much force, as it can be uncomfortable or even painful.

Continue massaging each breast for about 5-10 minutes, focusing on different areas such as the sides, top, and bottom of the breast. Remember to maintain a gentle and consistent pressure throughout the massage session.

Step 4: Post-Massage Care

After completing the massage, it’s essential to take care of your breasts to ensure a successful recovery. Make sure to wear a supportive bra that provides adequate support and compression to the breast implants. This will help in reducing swelling and promoting proper healing.

Avoid wearing tight or restrictive clothing that can press against the breasts and cause discomfort. It’s also important to avoid strenuous activities that can put pressure on the breasts or cause them to move excessively.

Step 5: Follow-Up with Your Surgeon

Lastly, don’t forget to follow up with your surgeon regularly to monitor your progress and address any concerns or issues that may arise during the recovery process. Your surgeon will be able to provide you with guidance and support to ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

That’s it for today’s guide on how to perform a breast massage after a breast augmentation. Remember to always consult with your surgeon before starting any massage routine and follow their specific instructions for the best results. Thank you for watching, and I’ll see you in the next video!