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Healing from Gender Affirming Surgery

Gender or Gender Affirming Surgery is very tough on the body.  

Several procedures are required and healing from them is very taxing on the body.

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For males transitioning to female usually a penectomy and orchiectomy followed by a vaginoplasty or a feminizing genitoplasty are performed.  This is usually accompanied by breast implants, chondrolaryngoplasty, or “tracheal shave,” to help reduce the prominence of the Adam’s apple, Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) is often done to soften the more masculine lines of the face such as softening the brow line, rhinoplasty (nose job), smoothing the jaw and forehead, and altering the cheek bones. 

Females who are transitioning to male undergo a masculinizing genitoplasty, mastectomy, a hysterectomy and otheradditional cosmetic procedures intended to masculinize the appearance.

How Pain & Swelling Solutions Can Help You Through Your Transitional Surgery

Pain & Swelling Solutions specializes in post-operative healing therapies using Lymphatic Drainage, Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy, and Myofascial Release.

Lymphatic Therapies help to reduce swelling, bruising, and pain post-operatively. Two types of therapies are offered:  Manual Lymphatic Drainage (similar in nature to a massage) and Electro-Lymphatic Therapywhich is done with a machine.  Both are painless and very effective.

Pulsed ElectroMagnetic Field (PEMF) Therapyproduces an electromagnetic field that penetrates the body and speeds tissue repair.

Myofascial Releaseis a technique that helps to relieve tight areas of the body and help to restore normal range of motion.

Pain & Swelling Solutions is a safe, non-judgmental environment.  Everyone is welcome.