Exercise Classes

Find out the times and locations of our exercise classes

Fatigue Classes: Available to inpatients based on wards 4,10,11 & 12

Daily sessions (a different ward every day for approx. 45-60 minutes)

Held in the ward dayroom

Therapists will attend the ward on the allocated days and recruit individuals and assist them to the dayroom as needed.

As part of our ‘Living with Cancer and Beyond’ programme we offer:

  • Breast exercise classes:

Alternate Tuesday’s (11am-12pm) & Thursday’s (1pm - 2pm)

Held in the Rehabilitation Unit Gym, Department 3

Please contact the Rehabilitation Reception on 0161 446 3795 to book in.

A ‘one-off’ class providing arm exercises to prevent shoulder stiffness and pain post-surgery or during radiotherapy.  We also provide information on lymphoedema prevention and the opportunity to ask any questions and meet with other people undergoing treatment to share experiences.

  • Stretch and De-stress

Every Thursday @ 2.45-3.45pm

Held in the Rehabilitation Unit Gym, Department 3

Please contact the Rehabilitation Reception on 0161 446 3795 to book in.

 A gentle physiotherapist led pilates session to improve strength, reduce stiffness and increase movement followed by a relaxation session guided by our specialist occupational therapist to de-stress.

  • Post-op Pilates

Every Friday @ 11.00am-11:45am

Held in the Rehabilitation Unit Gym, Department 3

If you would like more information about the program please refer to the website www.pinkribbonprogram.com

Please complete the form below and fax to the Rehabilitation Reception on 0161 446 8151 to book in.

Referral form for post-op Pilates rehab programme

Part of the Pink Ribbon program the class is based on the principles of Pilates, using low impact and stretching exercises to improve flexibility and strength of your main muscle groups. This will improve range of motion and strength in the affected limb.

Once you have been referred you will be contacted by one of the physiotherapy team to arrange a one to one assessment within 4 weeks and following this be referred into the class for a six week block.

  • 3 Month Walking Programme

Please contact the Information Centre for details on how to sign up and to receive your activity pack including a pedometer.

This is a self-management walking programme aimed at encouraging individuals to establish a regular activity in their daily life, using a pedometer and diary to track improvements in exercise and achievements of goals. Supported by the rehabilitation unit and the information centre.