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Ten top tips for recovery

  • Do regular deep breathing and ankle exercises and do not cross your legs.
  • Support your wound when moving or if you need to cough.
  • Bend your knees before you cough and remove phlegm.
  • Sit upright when in your bed or in your chair.
  • Trapped wind? Try doing knee rolling exercises in bed or get up and gently walk around.
  • Sit out in your chair as soon as possible.
  • When moving around, stand and walk tall.
  • At all times make sure you are comfortable by having good pain relief.
  • Wear your day clothes rather than your nightwear when you are up and about.
  • Go to the dining room for meals rather than having them by your bed.Top ten tips