Our specially trained cancer rehabilitation therapists provide individualized consultation and treatment, addressing limitations and concerns that develop from cancer and cancer treatment.  Our goal is to help reduce these troubling side effects and help you have the best quality of life possible. We are here for you every step of the way.

Our rehab team of physical, occupational and speech language therapists are trained in treating patients with all types of cancers, in all phases of treatment, whether you are newly diagnosed or in recovery. Our program is designed to empower you with easy to access, hassle-free care that fits your needs. During the initial evaluation we will discuss your pain, limitations, restrictions, and goals.


Who May Benefit from Rehabilitation

You may benefit from a referral to oncology rehabilitation if you have any of the following:

  • Pain from your surgery
  • Numbness or tingling, making walking or using your hands difficult
  • Have had lymph nodes removed
  • Fatigue and weakness that alters your normal activities
  • Difficulty with:
    • Eating or swallowing
    • Speaking and communication
    • Going or getting to the bathroom
    • Sexual function
    • Bathing, dressing, cooking or cleaning
    • Shopping, driving, or working


Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

Our team will discuss your individual risk factors for lymphedema and provide you with helpful resources. We will establish a personalized treatment program to address pain, tightness and scar tissue that may be limiting your mobility. Our goal is to help you return to the exercise and activities you enjoyed before your diagnosis, without restrictions or fear.


Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

There are numerous side effects that may occur with treatment for bladder, gynecological, prostate and colorectal cancers. Our pelvic floor therapists are here to help you with:

  • Urinary incontinence or frequency and urgency issues
  • Fecal incontinence or constipation
  • Pelvic pain, spasms or tightness from radiation


Physical Therapy

After treatment, it is not unusual to lose your ability to do the things you want and need to do. Our physical therapists address a wide range of issues including pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, tightness and scar tissue.  They are also here to help address walking and balance issues and improve your ability to lift, carry and bend.


Speech Therapy

Our team of speech language pathologists address difficulties often caused by cancers of the head, neck and brain by providing diagnostic evaluation and treatment of speech and swallowing disorders. They have special expertise in treatment for oral cavity and pharyngeal cancers as well as rehabilitation of cognitive communication disorders.


Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists focus on function.  They will help you take better care of yourself, addressing your ability to feed, bathe and dress yourself, as well as perform daily household chores and care for others.  Issues with shopping, driving and working are also addressed. Our therapists may recommend special adaptive equipment that will empower you to become more independent.


Lymphedema Program

Lymphedema is caused by a dysfunction of the lymphatic system, which may have been disrupted in the treatment of cancer. Surgical removal of lymph nodes, radiation and repeated infections are high risk factors for developing lymphedema.  Our therapists are here to help with treatment for lymphedema, which consists of education, manual lymph drainage, skin care, compression and exercise.

Cancer patients who are at risk for lymphedema may also benefit from wearing compression garments. We offer both custom and ready-to-wear garments fitted by specialists.


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For questions about our cancer rehab program, please call the location closest to you:

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