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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The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Cancer Patients: Enhancing Recovery and Quality of Life

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally. While medical treatments like chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery are vital in fighting cancer, there is another powerful ally that can significantly contribute to a patient’s recovery: physical therapy. Physical therapy can play a beneficial role in the treatment and management of cancer. As…

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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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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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Cancer Rehab and “Prehabilitation” – Assessment and Prevention

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

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

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

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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