When Can You Exercise After A Hair Transplant?

For people with androgenetic alopecia, hair transplant procedures provide the best solution to hair loss problems. It is a quick and easy procedure performed under the effects of local anesthesia. A hair transplant before and after transformation produces remarkably great results with a restored hairline that gives give natural-looking hair. The surgery is completely safe and painless with a very short recovery period.

In a hair transplant procedure, healthy hair follicles are collected from your safe donor area on the scalp and then transplanted onto the recipient area to cover the bald spots. When the newly transplanted hair grows out, you can once again flaunt a head full of hair. Typically, it takes between 9 to 12 months after a transplant to start showing visible results.

If you want to see successful results, choose a reputed clinic and a credible doctor to get the best hair transplant in India. And more importantly, follow the post-op instructions given by the doctor to ensure a smooth and fast recovery.

Can you exercise after a hair transplant?

Patients must avoid exercising for 12 to 14 days after the hair transplant surgery. This is a precaution to make sure that no harm comes to the newly transplanted hair follicles on your scalp.

During your recovery period, it is better to refrain from doing exercise or any other form of physically draining tasks. Too much of movement can disturb or dislocate your hair grafts, which will hamper the success of your hair transplant results. It can also increase your body’s blood pressure, which can put the grafts at a risk of bleeding, and hence, must be avoided.

When to resume exercising after a hair transplant?

You can start doing exercise and other physical tasks once the transplanted hair grafts have been firmly settled in your scalp.  It is advisable to get a doctor’s consult before resuming your workout routine.

Get Hair Transplant by International Board Certified Experts

Saraswat Hospital in Agra is the number one clinic for the best hair transplant in India. Offering customizable treatment plans, it is led by a team of two ABHRS certified doctors with over 17 years of experience.

Dr. Satya Kumar Saraswat is an MBBS with MS, M.Ch, and DNB in plastic and cosmetic surgery. As a member of several international boards including ABHRS and ISHRS, he specializes in all kinds of hair restoration procedures. He was awarded a gold medal by the Health Minister of India in 2007 for his achievements in the field of plastic and cosmetic surgery. He also presented his take on a modified FUT technique at the 24th World Congress of ISHRS.

Dr Preeti Saraswat is an MBBS and PGDCC from the University of Greifswald, Germany. She has more than 7 years of experience in hair restoration. She is a full member of the ABHRS and ISHRS, has a lifetime membership of the Indian Association of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, and is also a member of the Indian Medical Association and of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM). She is constantly aware of the latest developments in the field by being in touch with several international boards to provide the best results to her patients.