My Path to Healing: Navigating Cancer Rehab PT vs. General PT

As a cancer survivor, the journey through physical therapy has been a pivotal part of my recovery. Stepping into the realm of rehabilitation, I quickly realized that the landscape of PT isn’t one-size-fits-all. From the firsthand experiences I’ve encountered, there are profound distinctions between cancer rehab PT and general PT, each offering its own unique…

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Differences Between General Physical Therapy and Cancer Rehabilitation

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In the realm of physical therapy, rehabilitation practitioners play a crucial role in restoring and enhancing the physical well-being of individuals facing various health challenges. While general physical therapy is well-known for addressing a wide array of musculoskeletal issues, the specialized field of cancer rehabilitation requires a unique set of skills, expertise, and a deep…

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A Cancer Rehabilitation Program Designed for You

When you are diagnosed with cancer, cancer treatment is of utmost importance and becomes the primary focus for cancer patients, and for good reason. Going into treatment, most patients are aware that cancer treatments are taxing and require physical and mental stamina. Being able to tolerate the rigors of treatment is essential for optimal outcomes.    However,…

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A Journey through Lymphedema Treatment : Patient Perspective

Living with lymphedema can be challenging, affecting not only one’s physical well-being but also their emotional and mental health. In this blog post, I want to share my personal journey with lymphedema, highlighting the transformative benefits of lymphedema treatment and exercise in reclaiming a sense of wellness and vitality. Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized…

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The Transformative Power of Cancer Rehabilitation Physical Therapy: Perspectives from a Cancer Rehab Patient

Living with cancer is a journey filled with challenges that extend beyond the realms of medical treatments. As a cancer patient, I found solace and strength in an unexpected ally—cancer rehabilitation physical therapy. Here I will share my personal experiences with physical therapy during my cancer diagnosis – and shed light on the remarkable benefits…

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The Healing Touch: Oncology Massage Benefits for Cancer Patients and Survivors

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Massage therapy is a well-known method for promoting relaxation, relieving tension, and improving overall well-being. However, when it comes to individuals with cancer (or a history of cancer), a specialized approach is required to ensure optimal safety and comfort. In this blog, we’ll explore the key differences between traditional massage and oncology massage and highlight…

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The Crucial Role of Cancer Rehabilitation in Palliative Care

Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life for patients and their families facing serious illnesses, such as cancer. The focus shifts from curative treatments to providing comfort, pain management, emotional support, and enhancing overall well-being. Within the realm of palliative care, cancer rehabilitation plays a pivotal role in ensuring patients experience the highest…

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What is Cancer Rehabilitation?

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Cancer, a relentless adversary that affects millions worldwide, often leaves survivors grappling with physical, emotional, and functional challenges. While the primary goal of cancer treatment is to eradicate the disease, the journey doesn’t end there. Post-treatment, survivors may experience a range of debilitating side effects, impairments, and diminished quality of life. This is where cancer…

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Understanding the Effects of Radiation on Cancer Patients

Radiation therapy is a common treatment option for various types of cancer.  These side effects may include fatigue, pain, stiffness, and reduced range of motion. In this blog post, we will delve into the potential side effects of radiation therapy and how physical therapy can play a crucial role in managing these challenges. Radiation therapy…

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