Kidney patients face many challenges every day - dialysis, diet, medication, fluid restrictions. Finding ways to motivate patients to "do one more thing" even when the benefits to their health are well researched and documented is often a challenge for staff. The following resources feature patients motivating patients to exercise.
The first step in planning an exercise program is to determine fitness level and select appropriate physical activities. This is best accomplished with the help of a doctor or healthcare team member. The following are helpful resources for assessment and prescription.