Sometimes there is just nothing you can do to prevent the need for surgery. The good news is that there are things you can do to make sure your procedure is as successful as possible. The better shape your body is in, the better it will hold up to the rigors of being opened up. This why Prehab has become more and more popular for surgeons to prescribe to their patients. There is no point in putting yourself through a surgical procedure if you are not going Rehabilitate your body afterward. It takes time for your body to heal, but even more important is to make sure that your body heals correctly.