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The Bowel Cancer Recovery Toolkit
Subtitle recover faster with activity, exercise and lifestyle
By Sarah Russell
Published By

Hammersmith Books Limited

ISBN 9781781611364
Non-Fiction Genre Health
Publication Date 11/05/2019
Price 14.99
Paperback Hyperlink https://www.hammersmithbooks.co.uk/product/the-bowel-cancer-recovery-toolkit/
Ebook Hyperlink https://www.hammersmithbooks.co.uk/product/the-bowel-cancer-recovery-toolkit/


The natural response to bowel surgery is to take it easy, protect one’s body and move as little as possible. But research shows that being active – so long as movement and exercise are safe – hugely boosts recovery. Sarah’s book tells you what is safe with practical, step-by-step guidance.

Authors Biography

Sarah Russell is a Clinical Exercise Specialist with a Masters in Sport and Exercise Science and over 25 years’ experience as a trainer. She is a qualified cancer exercise instructor and is passionate about the role of movement and physical activity in the recovery process.

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  1. Brilliant book that everybody should know about and spread the word.

  2. Fantastic book, Sarah knows her stuff.

  3. Such a useful and practical guide to help people at a time when they need it most

  4. Fantastically useful, for all abdo surgery. Doctors, nurses, HCPs, even exercise trainers, have no clue about rehab of the core. At last, here it is! I’m using it now, and given it to my PT and surgical team!

  5. An excellent guide to help people return to a fit, happy and healthy lifestyle. Thank you Sarah for sharing your expertise and helping both patients and exercise professionals! This book is a super guide.

  6. An amazing lady who is bringing cancer rehab into the 21st century. Sarah shares her wealth of knowledge and understanding to the the wider audience, changing peoples lives. Well done Sarah Russell a true inspiration.

  7. Great book and so informative. A must read.

  8. Great book Sarah is a inspiration this book will help so many people

  9. It works!

  10. This book is amazing. Through Sarah’s expert knowledge and experience, her book helps guide people to doing exercise in a safe and effective way. As a fitness professional I cannot recommend this book enough.

  11. Works just as well for other cancers which lead to bowel removal.

  12. A brilliant book that helps people realise life and a very full life is possible especially after surgery

  13. Very informative & Sarah is an inspiration. An absolute must for anyone pre/post operation

  14. This is the book we have been waiting for. Sarah has both knowledge and experience. With this book you are in safe hands.

  15. Sarah is a absolute inspiration and her book is a must read for all healthcare practitioners and cancer patients alike.

  16. A brilliant book which aids people on their journey back to a full and active life after bowel surgery

  17. A fantastic book and a great literary companion to have whilst going through and recovering from bowel cancer surgery.

  18. Well researched supportive book for people at all stages of their recovery. Sarah’s passion is evident

  19. Amazing book and lady. Sarah is a volunteer physio at my hospice. She has given me the strength in mind and body to live with my terminal cancer. Her knowledge, passion and unconditional kindness deserves to be acknowledged. I bought 2 copies of this one for me and one for a relative living alongside cancer. Thank you Sarah you are one of a kind!

  20. Great job you did Sarah, looking forward to see it translated into Spanish… 😘 I will promote it on my me+ meetings!

  21. An amazing author and an amazing book, through her own experiences she has written this book to help and support those suffering and recovering from bowel cancer.

  22. I had the pleasure of working with Sarah when helping to set up exercise prescription training for stoma nurses. This book will be a fantastic guide for anyone diagnosed with bowel cancer. There is so much misinformation out there and this book combats all of that by giving sensible, evidence informed advice – well done Sarah

  23. Thank you — so useful. spread the word.

  24. Great, informative & understandable book to help you whatever stage of recovery you’re at. Sarah’s passion shows through.

  25. This is a great book and so helpful. I wish I’d had it when I had my surgeries. At a time
    When I felt least like being active, this book would have helped me to have been safely more active and my recovery would have been better. So have this by the bedside!

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