Am I allowed to work out if I had a pacemaker implantation?
Your doctor will tell you what restrictions apply to your case following a pacemaker implantation based on your activity.
Doctors recommend that you avoid effort for 4-6 weeks after the surgery. Strenuous activities like sports can cause malfunctions to your device, this is why you shouldn’t resume them right after the surgery. Your doctor will tell you when you can gradually resume your workout routine. If you practice contact sports, you should avoid collision and wear protective equipment. It is also important to protect your surgical wound from sun exposure so that you avoid scarring.
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