Duke Study Finds Exercise Helps with Treating Breast Cancer

A Duke University study recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute used mice to find that exercise doubles blood flow and oxygen to tumors, which Dr. Mark Dewhirst, a Duke cancer researcher, says is a good thing.  Read the full article here: http://www.wral.com/duke-study-finds-exercise-helps-with-treating-breast-cancer/14556579/#dc1f

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Unveiling the Power of Exercise for Lymphedema Management: Latest Research and Evidence-Based Benefits

Woman sitting on bed putting on night compression wrap on lymphedema affected leg

As a physical therapist, I understand the importance of exercise in promoting overall health and well-being. Being a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) I am committed to providing evidence-based lymphedema treatment to my lymphedema patients. In recent years, there has been growing interest and research in the role of exercise in managing lymphedema. Lymphedema is a…

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How Physical Therapy Can Help With Pain After Breast Surgery

Pain after breast surgery?  How can rehab help?   Breast surgery is a lifesaving treatment for many women diagnosed with breast cancer.  If you and your cancer team have determined that breast surgery will be part of your treatment plan, you will be advised on what to expect after your surgery.  One side effect on…

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