Sorry, I didn’t describe this accurately; the discomfort from walking and standing is more of an inflamed and abrasive-type feeling.
Tugging hasn’t happened much with walking, and when it did, it was mostly on stairs and walking down steep declining slopes.
Tugging was mainly around movements that involve either excessive stretching/extension,…[Read more]
Yes, the progress feels great! Today I’m very tempted do a strength workout, but I’ll hold off for another week.
As I head back home today, I thought I would add how the rest of my post-op time in Seoul progressed:
Days 1 and 2
More uncomfortable/painful than the day of surgery. Spent most of the time in bed. Could walk halfway down the hotel hallway before feeling the need to lie down again.
Felt ready to get moving. Tried the hotel treadmill at…[Read more]
Hi William Bryant,
Yes, Dr Kang uses both IV sedation and local anesthetic. My records don’t specify which ones, but I can ask if it matters.
Completely understand the impact of excess abdominal fat, and I knew I needed to drop some pounds regardless, which is why I immediately started aggressive efforts. I still found it odd that a…[Read more]
Hello everyone! My first post is going to be an epic tome, as just yesterday I joined the exclusive club of those who have had surgeries at both Dr. Kang’s Gibbeum Hospital in Seoul, and at the Shouldice Hospital in Thornhill.
Reading Hernia Talk this past month has been very helpful, so in following @Colin M.’s footsteps, I thought I would sha…[Read more]