Undergoing treatment for cancer may introduce many challenges and lifestyle changes for patients. Our patients are cancer survivors who range from recently diagnosed to as many as 20 years after treatment.
Oncology-trained physical therapists seek to reduce unwanted side effects of cancer and its treatment and help with pre-rehabilitative measures to prepare patients for treatment. Commonly treated symptoms include:
Survivors at any stage of survivorship (from diagnosis to years after treatment) find compassionate, evidence-based rehabilitation services at Stephenson’s Cancer Rehabilitation Clinic. Our academic-based program incorporates the latest findings on cancer rehabilitation into practice for our patients. The team of physical therapists offers the greatest depth of expertise in the region. Many of these specialized providers hold advanced certifications in lymphedema therapy.