Once you have recovered from surgery and have the agreement from your doctor or stoma nurse, yes, you can play sports.
Tips for getting back into sport include:
- Gradually build up your strength and stamina. For example, walk rather than run or gently kick a ball in the garden rather than getting stuck into a rough 5-a-side match.
- Empty or replace your bag before exercising.
- Consider wearing a support belt.
- As with all sports, keep hydrated.