|Regular physical activity on a daily basis is recommended to relieve stress that may exacerbate peptic ulcer. Aerobic exercise for 30 to 45 minutes per session is usually beneficial.|
If surgery is used as a treatment, intermittent positive pressure breathing exercises may be necessary to prevent pulmonary complications. Additionally, exercises to reduce postoperative pain, speed recovery, and strengthen abdominal muscles are important.
Exercises that help increase circulation and make walking easier are especially valuable during the first 48 hours after surgery and should be performed until recovery from surgery is complete and pain is no longer noticeable while walking or breathing.
Source: Medical Disability Advisor