Exercising after ostomy surgery is about patience and doing what feels right. It’s important to take your time and know your limits. When you begin exercising again, you may run into some challenges or limitations. Be patient and don’t give up. Before long, nothing will stand in your way.
After ostomy surgery, many people may find these activities to be easier than others. But before starting any new exercise, talk to you doctor to make sure you're ready.
ActiveLife® one-piece products are simple, easy-to-use ostomy systems that combine the skin barrier and pouch into one unit. These lightweight and flexible products are great for exercising, as they can be easily replaced and drained.
Also consider SUR-FIT Natura® two-piece systems. SUR-FIT Moldable skin barriers are available with an acrylic tape collar, which is great for managing moisture—either from perspiration or water sports. This skin barrier can be combined with a Natura®+ closed-end or mini pouch—the perfect combination for swimming and water sports.
Ostomysecrets® offers a line of swim apparel that features an inside pocket to conceal and secure your pouch. These comfortable shorts, wraps, bottoms and trunks give you freedom and confidence while enjoying the beach, pool, lake or boat.
Our expert team of me+™ ostomy nurses and product specialists is only a phone call away.