Cancer Wellness

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The Center for Physical Rehabilitation provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services. Working in conjunction with a patient's health care provider, our therapists work with the patient to maximize their physical function and educate patients on how to promote continued health. Our staff includes physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapists assistants, and speech and language pathologists.  The Center for Physical Rehabilitation includes a full range of equipment including Cybex weight equipment and cardiovascular equipment.

Some of the Benefits of Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy as part of cancer treatment include:
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Increased and/or maintained flexibility and strength
  • Improved balance and gait
  • Increased ability to perform activities of daily living
  • Improved overall quality of life


Special Programs Offered

The Cancer Wellness program offers a variety of special classes such as gentle exercises, osteoball, and T'ai Chi. For more information contact the Prevention and Wellness Program at 207-777-8898.

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