Oncology Rehab and Wellness Blog

Specialized Nutrition Series: During Cancer Treatments

By Cheryl Guarna | May 12, 2021

Learn about important cancer nutrition for those undergoing treatment. Includes foods that target specific symptoms, such as nausea and weight fluctuation.

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Grounding Meditations During a Storm of Illness

By Gabrielle Anderson | May 5, 2021

Meditative and spiritual guru Gabrielle Anderson discusses how meditation improves the emotional and spiritual health of cancer patients.

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Specialized Nutrition Series: Heart Disease and Cancer

By Cheryl Guarna | April 14, 2021

Heart disease and cancer combined can exacerbate your health. With this article, you can learn about how and what specialized diet ameliorates the cons of cancer and heart disease.

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Husband encouraging his wife during chemotherapy to cure cancer.

Cancer Rehabilitation Helps Survivors with Post-Treatment Side Effects

By Cheryl Guarna | March 26, 2021

Intensive cancer treatments have helped people survive cancer, but worsened their post-treatment lives. That’s why innovations in cancer rehab matter.

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Specialized Nutrition: Diabetes and Cancer

By Cheryl Guarna | March 18, 2021

Facing cancer and its subsequent treatment can be unsettling, and the addition of a pre-existing condition can make matters such as nutrition more complicated. We are aware of the difficulties, which is why we want to clarify the position and opportunities patients have when facing cancer on top of a pre-existing condition. Today, we will be focusing on diabetes in particular.

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Cancer Rehab and “Prehabilitation” – Assessment and Prevention

By Cheryl Guarna | February 25, 2021

Here at Oncology Rehab and Wellness, we’re with you on your journey to recovery.  What few may know is that your journey to recovery can start before you begin your cancer treatments.  A growing pool of scientific research and data shows that starting your recovery before you undergo your cancer treatments increases your physical health…

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Helping You Move into Recovery

By Cheryl Guarna | February 17, 2021

Congratulations!  If you are reading this, it’s likely that you have completed or in the process of completing your cancer treatments.  This is a huge accomplishment and now you should be thinking about how to build back your life as you recover from the effects of treatment. The first step of recovery is determining what…

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Why an Annual PT Exam is Right For You

By Cheryl Guarna | January 27, 2021

You visit the doctor and dentist every year as a normal part of taking care of yourself. Why not your physical therapist? Cancer and cancer treatments/surgeries can cause late/long term effects which can affect your function and quality of life.  Identifying issues early and addressing them is important to keeping you functioning at your best. …

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Physical Therapy via Telerehab: How It Can Aid Your Recovery

By Cheryl Guarna | January 20, 2021

At first glance, telerehab and physical therapy do not seem like compatible services. Many people think that visiting in-person is necessary for physical therapy, while telerehab is, by definition, a virtual service. How can a therapy service which is all about the physical body be done over video? However, while some physical therapy services such…

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Holiday Foods for Cancer Patients

By Cheryl Guarna | December 28, 2020

Even though we generally think of holiday foods as unhealthy, there are plenty of healthy holiday foods that you can enjoy without adversely affecting your health — even if you’re in the middle of cancer treatment.

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