- Sit on the side of your chair or bed with your feet flat on the floor
- Hold on to the side of the chair for added support (with your non-fistula arm), breathe in
- Breathe out and slowly straighten one leg, don’t lock your knee
- Point your toes towards the ceiling and hold for a few seconds
- Breathe in and slowly lower your leg to the starting position
- Repeat 10-15 times
- Repeat on the other leg
2-4 sets, increase weight over time.