Going to gym after pilonidal cyst surgery?

marvin95

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Hey, I had a closed incision cysectomy a few weeks ago, in early July. I plan on avoiding the gym until I fully recover especially since classes start soon.

I'm wondering if waiting until early September is enough time. I plan on avoiding lower body exercises and will only do arms, shoulders, chest and back. Namely for back I'll avoid rows and bent-over rows. Are these precautions enough to prevent any complications like the wound opening up, or recurring cyst?

I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts or personal stories, thanks.
 
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