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#1 Way to Reduce Pain Meds after Breast Surgery

With the opioid crisis raging in the United States, many women who are planning breast surgery are concerned about reducing the need for pain medication during the post-op period. In this post, we examine one way to reduce the amount of pain…
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Can I Exercise After Breast Surgery?

Exercise after any type of breast surgery is linked to decreased chances of forming blood clots, decreased chances of developing depression and/or emotional mood swings, as well as reducing muscle atrophy and stiff joints. Some surgeons are…
Preparing for BII or explant surgery
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BII Surgery: Preparing Your Body

Having any type of breast surgery is a journey. Preparing for BII surgery, actually having the surgery and recovering from surgery are all crucial parts of the journey. The Chrysalis Method provides women with information, tools and guidance…
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How Much Pain Can I Expect After Breast Surgery?

Pain is a part of any surgery, and is generally necessary in order to heal. It may seem like we use this answer a lot, but the answer to this question is: it depends. Pain is subjective. Our founder Lauren Simpson put it this way- “As…
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Breast Augmentation Recovery: What to Expect

Expect: Verb ex·​pect |  \ ik-ˈspekt | To consider probable or certain Have you ever heard the saying “expectation is the root of all heartache?”  We are sure that you have- most of us heard this from a relative or a person with…