Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech and language pathologists can be an important part of the the health care team during and after cancer treatment. The medical treatment to treat cancer can result in conditions such as lymphedema, fatigue, deconditioning, limited mobility, or difficulty swallowing. Our rehabilitation team offers individualized care to address specific needs and goals.
Common Cancer-Related Concerns Treated By Our Rehabilitation Team:
- Lymphedema prevention and treatment
- Cancer-related fatigue
- Limited mobility of an affected area, such as a shoulder affected by breast cancer treatment
- Reduced ability to participate in everyday and enjoyable activities.
- Treatment to improve bowel and bladder function (pelvic cancer)
- Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)
- Dysphonia (changes with your voice)
Your oncology team can refer you to specialist that can address your specific needs.
Our Oncology Rehabilitation Therapies:
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Lymphedema Prevention and Treatment
We personalize treatment plans to the individual based on each person’s goals and experiences. Your oncology team can refer you to specialist that can address your specific needs. You may have one or more of the above therapies during the course of your treatment.