Exercise and staying active are an important part of rehabilitation for chronic disease. Below are some exercises you can do at home, but be sure to discuss any plans to begin exercising with your doctor. If you experience any pain with these exercises, please do not continue with the movement and contact your provider.
Better posture means better breathing and movement.
Shoulder Blade Squeeze
Strength exercises can improve your breathing, strength and ability to move.
Modified Knee Bends
Shoulder Horizontal Abduction
This information has been approved by Kimberly Sack, MS, PT (May 2012).