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Are there any doctors that have information on light exercises that I can perform after four months of having a kidney/pancreas transplant ?
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In brief: Just Start Slowly
By 4 months, you should be able to do just about anything you want but start slowly.
Light weight training and aerobic exercise will make you feel better and help you transition back to a more normal lifestyle.

In brief: Just Start Slowly
By 4 months, you should be able to do just about anything you want but start slowly.
Light weight training and aerobic exercise will make you feel better and help you transition back to a more normal lifestyle.
Dr. Barry Browne
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Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Treadmill
If your doctors feels there are no contraindications to you exercising, light exercises in the form of walking on a treadmill in a gym is a good way to go.
It's relatively simple, you can control speed and incline, and there are people around in case you don't feel well.

In brief: Treadmill
If your doctors feels there are no contraindications to you exercising, light exercises in the form of walking on a treadmill in a gym is a good way to go.
It's relatively simple, you can control speed and incline, and there are people around in case you don't feel well.
Dr. Rohit Keswani
Dr. Rohit Keswani
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise
You should consult with your surgeon, but usually six weeks out light exercise is ok.
Aerobic exercise is well tolerated. Anything that hurts should not be continued. Start gradually. A big operation, a lifetime of diabetes and immunosuppresion medications, particularly sirolimus and steroids, increase the risk of incisional hernias.

In brief: Exercise
You should consult with your surgeon, but usually six weeks out light exercise is ok.
Aerobic exercise is well tolerated. Anything that hurts should not be continued. Start gradually. A big operation, a lifetime of diabetes and immunosuppresion medications, particularly sirolimus and steroids, increase the risk of incisional hernias.
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
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Dr. Amy Friedman
Surgery - Transplant
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In brief: Walking is perfect
Without knowing whether your abdominal incision has healed, it is a bit challenging to respond specifically.
In general, any exercise that increases your heart rate +/or breathing, or causes sweating, without overdoing it, is a good amount of activity. Walking on a flat surface, or a mild incline, is free, widely available, and perfect. In general, spend 30 mins at least 3 x per week.

In brief: Walking is perfect
Without knowing whether your abdominal incision has healed, it is a bit challenging to respond specifically.
In general, any exercise that increases your heart rate +/or breathing, or causes sweating, without overdoing it, is a good amount of activity. Walking on a flat surface, or a mild incline, is free, widely available, and perfect. In general, spend 30 mins at least 3 x per week.
Dr. Amy Friedman
Dr. Amy Friedman
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