Rehabilitation during and after a cancer helps people regaining physical, social, psychological and work-related abilities and maintain independence. This is done chasing the following goals:
Our physical therapists team help patients in:
Cancer rehabilitation is a comprehensive approach that embrace the patient and his family through a program of mixed education, counseling, pain treatment, nutrition advices, exercise program (in the PT clinic and at home), support to quit smoking and instruction on how to optimize dressing, bathing, using the toilet and doing basic chores.
Depending on the patient needs, multiple professionals trained in specific areas of cancer rehabilitation might assist him along the way in order to help him adapting to temporary or permanent changes due to cancer and/or cancer treatment.
As a physical therapists team we cooperate with the patient oncologist, general practicioner, nurse, nutrician/dietician, psychologist and all the other involved professionals in order to offer the best possible integrated care to our patients.