Many experts agree that massage therapy following liposuction is ideal. A majority of individuals are become very sore during the initial week. It is best to wait until a decent amount of the primary swelling reduces usual recommendation is 2 weeks however lymphedema has been proven to be highly effective at treating these issues if done properly you just have to be very careful with your stitches as they get itchy. It is expected that you will feel some lumpiness as well as unevenness approximately the initial 3-4 weeks. Your current surgeon should be the one to evaluate you in the first week in order to be certain that there will be no fluid accumulations (seroma) which can cause complications especially with stitches which may later turn into scar tissue as well as lumps which will be difficult to fix in the first week after operation. Proper deep tissues techniques may correct these issues reducing swelling and allowing you to heal properly. Make sure to seek out a professional lymphedema massage specialist for these issues.