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Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 3:39 PM Subject: Can anything make adhesions form faster? Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org (Ronda)
> I have had 3 surgeries in the past 3 1/2 years. The first was a
> colectomy which was followed 2 1/2 years later by my first bowel
> obstruction (from adhesions) surgery and am now recovering from my
> second obstruction surgery. My surgeon both times has said that I had
> extensive adhesion formation. My question is this, are there any
> physical activities that my speed up the formation of adhesions? I ride
> a horse on a routine basis that is comparable to riding a jack hammer.
> He has very big rough gaits and it is a tough torso workout to ride him.
> I frequently have abdominal pain after riding. Am I making things worse