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Where to find support

Question Hi.   I live in Lions Head Ontario.    Anything close to me?   Response Thank you for your question. Please see the following link for  Ostomy Canada chapters and peer support groups.  https://www.ostomycanada.ca/support/groups/. You may find a group close to you.  Or please contact the closest group and they have trained visitors who you can…

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Exercise Issues

Question: In a recent article from Ostomy Canada, included in the Stratford ON support group newsletter, it mentioned that exercise can help strengthen the abdominal wall after ostomy surgery. I was very interested in this item as it appears to be opposite to the information I received from a visit to my local Care Partners…