Are Cancer Patients Encouraged To Exercise? 

20th September 2017, Physiotherapist Murna, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital

Yes, cancer patients are encouraged to exercise.

Here are the five reasons why exercise and physiotherapy is important for cancer patients:

1. Improves self-esteem & build confidence

2. Improves physical ability & quality of life

3. Improves blood flow

4. Experience less symptoms (e.g nausea)

5. Improves balance – lowers the risk of falls