After The Reduce: Plastic Surgical procedure Restoration Ideas

Dr. Nicole Somas is right here right this moment to debate one thing that isn’t talked about sufficient. Pre-surgery prep and post-surgery prep, in addition to suggestions for a easy restoration.

In her podcast with Lauryn & Michael on The Skinny Confidential HIM & HER Show, Nicole talks all about stopping problems, growing vary of movement, how therapeutic massage may help with scar tissue and a lot extra.

Lauryn put it completely: “pre and put up op care are just like the bookends to a profitable surgical procedure.” And he or she would know. After horrific double jaw surgical procedure and being completely unprepared, to having her 2nd boob job and being SO PREPARED, she is aware of it makes it all of the distinction.

Anyway, when you’ve got but to satisfy Nicole she’s good, she’s savvy, has an unimaginable story (used to work in trauma) and we’re simply so comfortable to have her on the weblog to speak to us about The Psomas Methodology.  You’ll want to take heed to her podcast episode for tons of wonderful surgical procedure suggestions – like get able to take notes.

With that, let’s welcome Nicole to the weblog.


Hello everybody, my identify is Nicole Psomas and I’ve made a reputation for myself as an internationally acknowledged superstar bodily therapist specializing in Beauty Plastic Surgical procedure Restoration.  My story started whereas working side-by-side with well-known New York Metropolis plastic surgeons, I had an “Ah-ha” thought which led to pioneering a preparation and restoration technique for beauty cosmetic surgery.

Within the 12 months 2010, I made the choice to have elective liposuction with famed New York Metropolis Plastic Surgeon, Dr. David Shafer, MD. With minimal data on rehabilitation after beauty cosmetic surgery, I instinctually used the abilities practiced every day to facilitate therapeutic and enhance my look. Dr. Shafer was astounded by my outcomes and requested me to share the secrets and techniques for a wonderful restoration. This sparked a referral service the place, up to now, I’ve been treating sufferers, implementing strategies, and educating people on how you can take restoration into their very own palms.  I developed a singular recipe for restoration I name “After The Reduce”…”The Psomas Methodology.” From years of working with hundreds of sufferers and surgeons, I made a reputation for myself as a pioneer in restoration after beauty cosmetic surgery.

In 2019, I revealed the e book After the Cut: How to Prepare for and Recovery from Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, a how-to information that teaches the Psomas Methodology. For the previous 15 years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with many influential and acquainted faces like tv hosts, actors, politicians, company CEOs, worldwide figures, socialites, and TV personalities.

Earlier than introducing The Psomas Methodology to the world, I spent 17 years at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Heart as a bodily therapist working with trauma and reconstructive cosmetic surgery sufferers.

I’ve now teamed up with The Norton Faculty of Lymphatic Remedy to show and certify people in beauty cosmetic surgery restoration.  For years I’ve been dwelling the dream, working for myself, treating cosmetic surgery sufferers privately and by myself time and schedule.

It’s a particularly profitable discipline that yields lots of of {dollars} per hour for a session. I need to convey my data to the world so it could actually open up the door for many individuals to enter apply for themselves. The programs will likely be launching this 12 months in Los Angeles, Miami, New York Metropolis and Las Vegas. Every metropolis will likely be providing two programs. The primary, “Facial Beauty Surgical procedure Put up-Op Coaching,” will likely be geared in direction of aestheticians, nurses, NPs, medical doctors, Bodily Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Therapeutic massage Therapists, Speech Therapists, and different allied well being clinicians. The second “Beauty Surgical procedure Remedy Certification” will likely be for Bodily Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Therapeutic massage Therapists and Licensed Lymphedema Therapists.

Plastic Surgical procedure Restoration Ideas

With a concentrate on the thoughts, physique, and residential, my hands-on method has allowed sufferers to maximise their post-surgery outcomes and look whereas stopping problems, reducing swelling, growing vary of movement, decreasing ache, growing sensation, and minimizing scar tissue. Some frequent surgical procedures I’m an knowledgeable on are: liposuction, breast implants and breast discount, tummy tucks, facelifts, buttock implants, rhinoplasty and extra.

Once I meet with sufferers, I train them how you can put together for and recuperate from any beauty process from begin to end. I start by guiding them on how to decide on the best surgeon, planning the surgical procedure on the proper time of their life, and understanding the price elements related to the surgical procedure. As soon as the affected person has made the choice for themselves to schedule surgical procedure – I information them on how you can put together their physique, thoughts and residential.

For instance, I concentrate on making ready their residence to make sure it will likely be arrange best to barter with all the required provides able to go. I additionally information them by way of prepping their physique with the best eating regimen, complement modification and cleanse to make sure the most effective outcomes. Additionally, I information sufferers by way of rest and meditation strategies, so their thoughts is relaxed, relaxed and able to endure surgical procedure.

As soon as the affected person is residence after surgical procedure, I information them precisely by way of eating regimen, workouts routines, lymphatic and fibrosis therapeutic massage strategies, correct compression put on, homeopathic cures, correct positioning, scar administration, and modalities – to hurry up their restoration and obtain the optimum aesthetic outcomes.

For instance, in the event you had been planning a “Mommy Makeover Surgical procedure” (breast raise/implants – liposuction- tummy tuck) a few of the issues I’d train you’d be the next: the eating regimen you wanted to be on pre and post-surgery, how you can get out and in mattress, a strolling program, therapeutic massage to lower swelling within the physique, therapeutic massage to have probably the most pure feeling breasts and forestall capsular contracture, scar administration to reduce the stomach tuck scar, correct garment sporting, and workouts that can assist you heal faster and get again to life sooner. I’m going into element concerning the do’s and don’ts of restoration, what’s regular and what’s a warning signal for one thing that may be therapeutic poorly.

Individuals wherever on this planet can study my technique for restoration by studying a duplicate of my book or contacting me directly. Over the previous few years I’ve been doing Zoom session periods with individuals everywhere in the nation and world. I’ve labored with people from LA to NYC to Dubai to South America. With one digital session I’m able to prep them for surgical procedure and supply an in depth plan for restoration after surgical procedure.

My e book After The Cut: How To Prepare For and Recover From Cosmetic Plastic Surgery could be bought on Amazon in hardcopy or eBook.

If you need to contact me immediately for a Zoom consultation- attain out to me on my Instagram @AfterTheCutBook and point out TSC for a reduced fee.

If you’re an aesthetician, nurse, NP, physician, therapeutic massage therapist, bodily therapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist or licensed lymphedema therapist and want to study these strategies for treating sufferers post-op after beauty cosmetic surgery to start out your personal enterprise – take certainly one of my programs this 12 months. Go to The Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy website to enroll right this moment!


There you’ve gotten it. Hope you all discovered worth on this weblog put up and Nicole’s podcast episode. Seize a duplicate of After The Cut to have all the entire technique at your fingertips. Bear in mind to examine if it’s at your native bookstore too!

x, The Skinny Confidential crew

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