Activity with a stoma
Get back to your favorite exercises with these helpful tips and ideas.
After stoma surgery, healthcare professionals often encourage you to get up and about, usually before you leave the hospital. Taking short walks, even to the next room, will help to increase your strength and can also be great for mental health.
Ready to get active? Not sure where to start?
The me+™ recovery series, provides information and support about the importance of movement and physical activity after ostomy surgery, and consists of a host of materials including: three phases of recovery handbooks with a progression of gentle movements and a complementary collection of videos.
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