Cancer Rehabilitation Program

In conjunction with the Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute, Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers provides Outpatient Cancer Rehabilitation Therapy to address pain, weakness, fatigue, scarring and other conditions that may result from cancer treatment. Expert therapists are certified by the Sandie Taubin STAR® Cancer Survivorship Training and Rehab Program.

Cancer rehabilitation therapy includes:

  • Exercises to build strength and flexibility
  • Scar management to increase range of motion
  • Cancer-related fatigue
  • Pain management
  • Lymphedema (swelling) therapy, prevention and education
  • Techniques to relieve painful joints and tissues due to surgery, scars or radiation
  • Incontinence therapy and treatment of pelvic pain
  • Balance techniques to reduce falls associated with peripheral neuropathy, weakness and decreased mobility
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Speech, cognitive and swallowing therapy

Outpatient Cancer Rehabilitation services are available at Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers locations. For more information about these services and how cancer rehabilitation can help you reclaim your quality of life, please call Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers at 203-336-7301.

 

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Video: HuffPost Live: Focusing on the Needs of Cancer Survivors. An interview with Ahlbin Rehabilitation Centers staff and cancer survivor Glenn Valentine about the Sandie Taubin STAR Cancer Rehab Program.

Video: News 8’s Jocelyn Maminta reports on the Sandie Taubin STAR Cancer Survivorship Training and Rehab Program