2. Advice on excretion and nursing care
  3. Rehabilitation exercises

Rehabilitation exercises

Introducing rehabilitation exercises for maintaining and recovering the physical capabilities necessary for going to the bathroom and excreting. Please incorporate these exercises into your daily lifestyle according to your physical condition.

Before starting rehabilitation exercise

Please read the following cautions before starting rehabilitation exercise.

Guide for effective exercises


If any of the following conditions exist, do not perform exercises or immediately stop exercising.

     Do not perform exercise
Immediately stop exercising
Pulse At rest: 120 beats or more per minute
Over 140 beats/min.
Blood Pressure
At rest: Top (systolic ) pressure of 200mmHg, bottom (diastolic ) pressure of 120mmHg
When top (systolic ) pressure rises by  40mmHg or more and bottom (diastolic ) pressure rises by 20mmHg or more
Angina/myocardial infarction

Effort angina

Myocardial infarction within past month

Irregular pulse
Conspicuous irregular pulse (other than atrial fibrillation)
When an irregular pulse is observed ten or more times per minute

Pain which is different from normal. Pain in different areas.

If pain is felt when an area is lightly touched.


Other Symptoms
Heart palpitations or shortness of breath when at rest
When experiencing difficulty breathing, dizziness, nausea, or anginal pain

Capable of going out independently/Capable of walking independently/Capable of walking with help

Exercise to help exert force to your lower abdomen.

Capable of standing

Exercise to strengthen muscles used when sitting on the toilet seat and standing up from it.

Capable of sitting

Exercise to help maintaining sitting posture on the wheelchair.

Exercise to strengthen muscles used when lifting your hips.

Exercise to help stabilizing your waist while exerting force to your abdomen.

Mostly laying down

Exercise to ease stiff joints on your lower body.

Exercise to strengthen muscles used when sitting on the toilet seat.

Exercise to strengthen abdomen muscles to have easy excretion.


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