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Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:19 pm

I would like to know what excises or yoga can I do that will not hurt my hernia?

Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:27 am

Hello Lromano.  This is a difficult question to answer in a way to suit everybody, because we are all different in the way the body reacts to exercise. I got my hernia before leaving hospital and not doing anything stenous that I can recall. Since then I hav e gradually and progressively exercised to the point where I more or less do what I did before and it hasn't adversely affected any of my hernias. However, it was a slow and careful process to see what I could do and I always wear a hernia belt ( or two) as a precaution whenever exercising. 

There is an old post in 'Premium Content' - 'Hernia and ostomies' - 'Pilates and ostomy with hernia', which has some useful comments with regard to exercise and they nearly all proffer caution - but none of them suggest not going for it.

I hope this is helpful 

Best wishes


Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:36 am

How does one find 'Premium Content'?

Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:19 pm

You should see the orange colored banner  with the word Content written in white letters on the left side of this page. Premium content is the last one.

The Premium Content Collection is at the very bottom of each page as well.

Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:21 pm

Very good question  I have a stoma and a big hernia My doc said he could fix the hernia  but because my wall of stomach is weak it will come back  so I live with it

best to you 


Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:44 am

I think it is only available to those with a Full Membership.

Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:46 pm

No, I'm not a full member and I can see it right under this box that you type it.

Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:52 pm

Hi, I'm 59, ostomy for 8 years,  i have a hernia and I boogie board in the ocean,  run marathons and exercises,  weights,  situps etc., never an issue.  Go do whar you want it's not going to kill you.  Enjoy the hell out of life.



Tom , God Bless!

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