Cancer impacts individuals, their families, friends and the greater community. Recent advancements in medical research and new treatment methods for many different types of cancer, means that many people are now surviving a cancer diagnosis - which is fantastic. However, along with survival, there can be ongoing debilitating side effects related to surgeries and treatments that reduce the individuals quality of life significantly.
Some of the many ongoing side effects following cancer treatments can include
The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation program is a specialised rehabilitation program dedicated to improving the strength, quality of life and sense of well being of all individuals diagnosed with cancer. It is an individualised exercise-based cancer rehabilitation program, which explicitly addresses barriers to long term engagement in physical activity for cancer survivors. The program is delivered by certified PINC and STEEL Cancer Rehab physiotherapists across the country and provides a full range of services designed to care, support and guide individuals through every stage of their treatment and recovery.
Each patient is individually assessed for physical impairments and the effects of their treatments. Each patient can then be worked with to specifically create a rehabilitation program to suit their particular needs and stage of recovery. The sessions may include a combination of services including: manual physiotherapy, graduated resistance training, individualised movement therapy, fatigue and pain management and exercise prescription.
Each session is designed to suit the needs of each patient on that day
Our focus is on individual needs and creating a safe and caring environment for our clients
The first session is for an hour and involves a thorough assessment
The following sessions are for half an hour (or hour if necessary)
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