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Recovery After Abdominal Surgery Kennesaw, GA

Recovery After Abdominal Surgery

Pain Management Atlanta GA

Women are much more likely to have to go through abdominal surgery than men. Abdominal surgery is often invasive, and it requires a lengthy recovery time that causes women to miss work and be unable to perform normal activities. The pain and lack of mobility following abdominal surgery can be debilitating for many women. Many women are not prepared before surgery for how the healing process will go, and they are caught off guard when they find themselves in bed and with severe discomfort. At Medici Spine & Pain, we offer surgical recovery assistance to help patients restore function in their bodies so that they can get back to their normal lives as quickly as possible.

Women who undergo a Cesarean birth, hysterectomy, or a hernia repair can typically benefit greatly from physical therapy. While “post-op instructions” are given to the patient, there is truly no straightforward way to prepare a woman for recovery from such an invasive surgical procedure. Abdominal surgery can often lead to weakened abdominal muscles and weakened pelvic floor muscles. This weakness can lead to pain, urinary incontinence, bloating, and digestive issues. Weakened abdominal muscles can also cause poor posture and back pain as the body continues to lean forward without strength in the core.

The pain that some women experience after a Cesarean birth is often excruciating. If the surgical procedure was done in a rush due to an emergency, the incision might be crooked, causing scar tissue to develop and cause issues with intercourse or bowel movements. Regardless of whether a Cesarean was pre-planned or performed at the last minute, this surgical procedure cuts through layers of skin and muscle. During the procedure, the intestines are lifted out of the abdominal cavity and, while still attached to the body, are placed off to the side in a medical, stainless steel bowl. The uterus is then cut into in order to birth the baby or babies inside. This is no walk in the park for a woman. Even the healthiest and fittest women can experience extreme difficulty recovering from this highly invasive procedure. It is almost impossible to pre-determine who will have difficulty with abdominal surgery recovery and who will not, but physical therapy can make a remarkable difference in recovery.

At Medici Spine & Pain, we can help patients who are experiencing post-operative pain get relief. Women recovering from a Cesarean, hysterectomy, or hernia repair have the advantage of knowing the source of their pain. Our practice will focus our attention on creating the most effective option to relieve post-surgical pain so that your recovery can speed up, and you can get back to your normal life. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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To Dr. Sonny and all the staff at Marietta: What a wonderful appointment I had at Medici for epidural injections! I can't say enough about Jana and Sarah and the gentleman in the back and front office personnel also. They were so caring and friendly; it was quite entertaining while waiting for my turn! They have such a pleasant camaraderie together and engage the patients in conversation too. They bring a very comfortable atmosphere to all. It sure helped pass the time and alleviate any anxiety one might have. The best part is I walked out with NO PAIN. However, later I realized that was mostly due to the local anesthesia... Ha, ha on me! I know it is a temporary fix, but I will enjoy it as long as it is effective. I thank all who I've been in touch with during this journey. You're all awesome at all locations!! P.S. Jana and Sarah: THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING ME ON AND OFF THOSE NARROW TORTUOUS BEDS!!!! It was my biggest fear!!! Blessings to all...."I'll be back!!"

Joy P.

Dr. Geiger is heaven sent. After one visit hearing my story of dealing with 13 years of awful pain from shingles, she changed my medications. That night I started the new medications and have remained pain free. I still use lidocaine patches but the new medications have made All the difference. She's deeply caring for her patients and thorough in her questions and examination. Too bad I didn't know of her earlier. She has changed my life and I thank God everyday she's in my life. I can't find enough words to praise her skills and thank her for being my caregiver. Apparently she has recently moved here from Florida and we are glad to have her here.

Dr. Dosanjh Patient

Dr. Dosanjh is extremely knowledgeable in his specialty with remarkable knowledge of anatomy and the causes of pain. His ability to diagnose the cause of pain and then provide a complete set of progressive options for resolution is superb. His friendly demeanor enhances the doctor-patient relationship.

Madinah A.

This is MY GUY here I love sonny so much people dont even understand. Whe my primary didnt know what was wrong g with me Sonny did sent me for MRI and it was good from there. I been with sonny for 4 years and counting if I ever move Im coming to Sonny. Also every staff member he got is family to me. When I say this is a dam good doctor HE IS THE BEST.


Everyone in this office is TERRIFIC. Starting from the front office checking in, and going into the room for my visit with dr. Sonny Dosanjh. Dr. Sonny is EXCELLENT he really cares about his patients, he listens to what I have to say, does not interrupt me, he is very concerned about what is going on with me and my health concerns. He really cares. I would highly recommend this office to anyone! They really care and they are genuine. My PCP recommended Dr. Sonny and I'm ever so grateful for that

Dr. Dosanjh Patient

Thoroughly appreciated the medical services provided by Dr. Dosanjh. Dr. Dosanjh is very confident in his patient care and concern. I would definitely refer others and have been telling others about my experience at Medici Spine & Pain both Kennesaw and Buckhead. I wish he took my insurance, as I have injuries not related to my work incident for which I was seeing Dr. Dosanjh. Thank you so very much, Dr. Dosanjh! The staff is warm, welcoming and cheerful and most helpful.


Dr. Dosanjh is a very smart, caring doctor who is highly skilled in his field. He spends whatever time is necessary to "hear" his patients and to explain the proper and best results course of action. I have a very complicated head and neck injury, so it was essential to me to have someone who truly listened with undivided attention, and thought outside the box when necessary. His staff is exemplary. They could not be more helpful and thoughtful. Lucy in particular is a gift of sunshine.

Jill C.

Dr. Sonny is the best! He has done more for me in 2 months than my previous doctor did in 14 years! If you truly want to get out of pain, then contact Dr. Sonny immediately! I just cannot reiterate how incredible a doctor he is! For that matter, his entire staff is warm and inviting! And to top it off, as a patient you get free use of their amazing gym. Highly, highly, highly recommend Dr. Sonny!

Ambulatory Surgery Center in Marietta

Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Marietta and Snellville

Our clinics in Buckhead, Dacula/Hamilton Mill, Kennesaw, and Snellville can provide many of the treatments and therapies that are recommended for our patients. Most injection therapies, physical therapy or psychotherapy can be completed at our clinics. Some procedures that require specialized medical equipment or minimally-invasive surgery are completed at our Marietta and Snellville surgical centers. All our medical staff works together cohesively to achieve the best results for patients.

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