Episode 033: Nutrition After Surgery


Episode 033: Nutrition After Surgery


Because I work in a physical therapy office, I run into patients all the time who are going through an orthopedic setback. I see their struggles and the way many of them just try to grin and bear it. 


However, it doesn’t have to be that way. There is so much more we can do to make our recovery process easier and quicker, especially with our nutrition.


In this episode, I’m going to cover some of the ways nutrition can help with recovering from surgery or an injury. Your nutrition is truly paramount to this process. It has the power to kickstart your healing. Tune in to learn the habits and practices to get into regarding your nutrition after surgery.

Show Highlights:

  • Why you should not restrict your calories after surgery.
  • Why it’s important to focus on high fiber foods after having surgery.
  • How to deal with nausea from painkillers.
  • How to prevent a loss of muscle mass post-surgery.
  • Anti-inflammatory foods and drinks.
  • Supplements to consider taking during recovery.
  • How to support your children’s nutrition after they have surgery.

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