Cancer Care Program

Physical Therapy's role in helping you thrive
Evaluation: Your physical therapist will perform an evaluation to establish your baseline range of motion and strength. 

Plan of Care: Your therapist will create a plan of care to meet your goals which may include; Fatigue Management, Strengthening and Aerobic Conditioning.

Lymphedema (swelling of the arms and legs): Can occur with cancer therapies that involve surgical removal of lymph nodes. Our certified, specially trained lymphedema therapists can help you manage your symptoms. Click to learn more about lymphedema therapy. 

Post Mastectomy Program: Your therapist will help you restore flexibility and strength, prevent "frozen shoulder, muscle atrophy, and lymphedema, address scar adhesions and axillary web syndrome. 

Pain or muscle tightness: Your therapist can help address pain associated with your cancer using manual therapy such as soft tissue mobilization, range of motion, or proper positioning. 

Balance problems: Weakness and changes in weight and sensations can cause balance deficits. Your therapist will work with you to improve balance with exercise and specialized equipment such as the Biodex Balance System to retrain and teach you how to regain your balance and prevent falls.