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How can a tummy tuck help with separated abdominal muscles?

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Thursday, April 18, 2024

A tummy tuck can give you a flat stomach, but it can also provide functional benefits if your abdominal wall muscles are separated from weight gain or pregnancy. When a surgeon stitches those ab muscles back together, your back pain and posture can improve, and you might even find yourself nailing sit-ups, planks and other workouts.

There's more than one type of tummy tuck

Daisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Are you considering a tummy tuck? You're not alone. Tummy tucks were among the top five plastic surgery procedures performed in 2022. Women and men are getting this popular procedure to tighten their abdominal muscles and remove stretch marks, extra skin and fat, plus reshape their waistlines.

Six questions to ask before booking a tummy tuck

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Although a tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, may sound like a cute, breezy procedure to reconcile a bit of ab flab, it is a complex, multi-step plastic surgery procedure that addresses a stubborn, flabby pooch around and below the belly button.


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