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23 Jul 2005

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Ek wil graag weet jy na 'n rugoperasie weer kan gym?
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01 Jan 0001

HI TJ

That is impossible for me to say. Usually, the answer is yes, it is possible, but you have to be very careful, because everything depends on two things: What the operation was for, and whether it worked or not. So, my advice is that you have to talk with the surgeon or the doctor who supervised and performed the operation and then ask them whether they believe that you are ready for exercise. The process of getting back into regular exercise is also not that simple, you will have to build up very slowly on certain exercises to avoid putting extra strain on the back, and so what may happen is that the doctor sends you to a phsyio, who can show you and supervise a few sessions in the gym and then you can go it alone a little later on.

GOod luck
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