Thanks to new research, treatments, and early detection more people than ever are living with or surviving cancer. Research shows that an active lifestyle
improves recovery and promotes a better quality of life during and after cancer treatment. However, these can sometimes have lasting effects on daily performance, including physical, cognitive, sexual, emotional and social functioning.
The Saint Thomas Oncology Rehabilitation Program
is a comprehensive and integrated team dedicated to optimizing function and quality of life for people affected by cancer, whether it is newly diagnosed or long finished with treatment. Collaborating with your oncology doctors, we offer customized recovery plans for patients with any type of cancer who are experiencing problems related to cancer or the side effects of surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment, including:
Not sure if you need our services?
- Poor endurance
- Decline in balance
- Postural changes
- Joint stiffness
- Difficulty with walking
- Numbness in feet or hands
- Scar tissue restriction
- Swelling or lymphedema
- Swallowing difficulties
- Shortness of Breath
- Sexual Dysfunction/Pelvic Floor Issues
Complete this self-assessment form
to determine if you might need therapy.
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