Cancer Rehabilitation

Case Study: Scar Management for Breast Encapsulation with ASTYM Protocol

2020-02-21T18:15:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Breast Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation, News, Research, Soft Tissue, Uncategorized|

Kim Marshall, DPT, CLT, in our Garden Grove office, has been having great success with restoring motion and function for breast cancer patients after surgery and/or radiation therapy.  ASTYM treatment, an FDA-Approved Regenerative Soft Tissue Therapy, is just one of the treatments that Kim uses as part of our Breast Cancer Rehabilitation program.  Below is [...]

Lymphedema Compact Pump Study for Legs at Garden Grove Office

2020-02-21T16:42:12+00:00January 21st, 2020|Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema, News, Research, Uncategorized|

Pilot study of a compact pneumatic compression device for lymphedema Kim Marshall who is widely respected for her care and treatment of lymphedema patients is conducting a pilot study in our Garden Grove office with ResMed who is developing a pneumatic (air) compression device that may help improve the lives of people living with lymphedema. [...]

Free Fatigue and Cancer Lecture with Kim Marshall

2017-07-14T14:07:16+00:00July 20th, 2016|Breast Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation, Events|

Join us July 20 in Irvine  Our good friends at SHEafter are hosting a FREE community seminar focusing on Fatigue and Cancer in Irvine in conjunction with their monthly support group for Advanced Breast Cancer patients. Kim Marshall, DPT, CLT will be the feature speaker.  It is a great opportunity to learn more about one of the most common [...]

More Evidence for Benefits of Prehabilitation Before Cancer Treatment

2017-07-21T09:52:19+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Cancer Rehabilitation|

Prehabilitation can help reduce effects of cancer treatment including fatigue  The American Physical Therapy Association’s magazine “In Motion,” has a great article this month about the increasing research that demonstrates the benefits of Prehabilitation before cancer treatment. We know that orthopedic patients, when possible, who take advantage of Prehabilitation  for strength, conditioning, and cardiovacsular function, [...]

Jamie Dimon JPMorgan CEO Diagnosed with Head and Neck Cancer – How PT can Help

2017-07-21T16:00:43+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Cancer Rehabilitation|

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon was just diagnosed with throat cancer. Without knowing specifics, it is quite possible, like Michael Douglas, his cancer is related to the HPV virus. This disease is becoming more common and according to a Forbes.com article, Dr Eric Genden, chief of head and neck oncology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York believes [...]

Volunteers Needed for Cancer Fatigue Study

2017-07-21T16:06:36+00:00June 30th, 2014|Cancer Rehabilitation|

Fatigue is the No. 1 Complaint of Cancer Patients Help us learn more to understand the benefits of exercise and improve quality of life. We’re Looking for Cancer Patients to Take Part in a Home-Based Walking Research Study Aimed at Reducing Fatigue. Are you or someone you know currently undergoing treatment for cancer? If so, [...]

New Cookbook for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

2017-07-21T16:48:22+00:00October 2nd, 2013|Cancer Rehabilitation|

Excited to announce that SPOHNC (Support For People With Oral and Head and Neck Cancer) is out with a new cookbook. Many people suffering with head and neck cancers have difficulty eating as a result of their treatments.  I have found over the years, that my patients greatly benefit from the tasty recipes in their cookbooks that [...]