Winning Cancer with Rehabilitation

A diagnosis of cancer comes with more than just emotions. Many often undergo surgery, radiation and chemotherapy and these treatments can have various adverse effects. Cancer rehabilitation can help at any point during cancer care from before initial treatment begins through survivor-ship and palliative care. This article describes how physiotherapy can help your body recover from cancer, treatment and other physical changes you may experience.

Recover Strength & Function

Reduce medical weakness during treatments

Cancer treatments can hit you hard and leave you feeling weak. Through exercise prescription, your physiotherapist aims to reduce fatigue and improve physical function, safety and well-being.

Improve Quality of Life

Empowering you to live to your best lives

Being diagnosed with cancer does not mean that they are resigned to a poorer quality of life. By helping you to return to the highest level of function and independence possible, you can live the way you want it.


Support throughout your Journey

Seamless care from start to end

Physiotherapists can provide the guidance in transition from discharge to the home. Physiotherapy can help you cope with a wide variety of cancer and/or treatment-related conditions and their symptoms, no matter which stage of treatment you may be at.


Proven to Work

Backed by evidence

Studies have shown that mortality increases as cancer treatment is delayed. Cancer rehabilitation improves physical function and quality of life for cancer survivors, even those who are in the palliative stage of their disease.

If you’re looking for a place to start on your rehabilitation journey, contact Thrive Healthcare ( today!

Written by:
Kylie Siu
Physiotherapist, Thrive Healthcare

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