Why do cancer patients want to exercise in the rehabilitation of

By | April 1, 2012

In the rehabilitation of cancer patients to exercise, saying "life is movement." Cancer patients after surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other treatment, physical fitness is generally relatively weak, such as physical exercise do not pay attention to possible muscle atrophy, joint stiffness, organ and tissue function degradation, decline in the quality of life, the body's immune function and disease low capacity, easy to recurrence or worsening of the cancer, and then life-threatening. Therefore, rehabilitation of cancer patients should pay attention to physical exercise.
Rehabilitation of the exercise should be appropriate and should be based on the original constitution and exercise habits, should be individualized, flexible. In general, the exercise intensity should not be too large. Excessive movement of patients and more difficult to withstand adverse health, exercise is too small, and reach the effect of exercise.
In the rehabilitation of cancer patients to exercise, and can be based on heart rate, breathing and sense of self, to be adjusted. Rehabilitation of the patient's physical activity should be controlled more lives: heart beat 90-100 times per minute, breathing better, but no severe asthma to accelerate the phenomenon of self-satisfied, somewhat tired but no obvious discomfort. If more than 100 beats per minute, and significant shortness of breath and discomfort, the intensity should be reduced or phased out.
Cancer patients to exercise in the rehabilitation of the patients according to their interests and hobbies to choose the exercise program, the form can be diversified. If you choose to run, gymnastics, ball games, swimming and other exercise of pure physical strength can also be used for dance, chess, fishing, Qigong, both the role of physical exercise can also promote physical and mental health activities. According to their tolerance of physical conditions and preferences to select one or more sports, so a certain time every day, consistently, you can receive good results.

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