If you have foot ulcers or lower limb pain
Non-weight bearing exercises
Non-weight bearing aerobic exercises
Non-weight bearing resistance exercises
While seated, certain exercises such as shoulder press, lateral raises, biceps curl, reverse flyers, chest press (band/free weights), seated row (band), lats pull down (band) and abdominal curl/seated reverse crunch can be performed.
Straight leg raises (supine and long sit), side lying hip abduction, knee extension (ankle weights/band), prone hip extension, knee flexion (ankle weights/band).
Depending on the location of your ulcer, you may be able to do seated calf press (band), double/single leg bridge.
Non-weight bearing flexibility exercises
While seated, consider performing exercises such as chest stretch, deltoid stretch, neck stretches, triceps stretch and forearm stretch.
Some examples of exercises include side lying quads stretch, seated calf stretch using towel, seated hamstring stretch and seated gluteal stretch.