Rewriting the Textbook on Cancer Rehab

Studying for the Oncology Specialty exam was really challenging for a number of reasons. But one of the biggest was trying to piece together information from a bunch of resources, including articles written BEFORE I WAS BORN. In research land, that's like a billion years ago. Unfortunately, the available textbooks aren't much better. Until now... … Continue reading Rewriting the Textbook on Cancer Rehab

How to cut through the confusion of cancer rehab

The real role of the rehab professional in oncology: Patients experience side effects from various medical treatments & surgeries.  And physical therapists are so good with helping the whole human heal from these various impairments. But if this is the case, then why aren’t more PTs treating patients with cancer? The answer is very multi-faceted: … Continue reading How to cut through the confusion of cancer rehab

What Happens When You Say Yes (Especially When You’re Scared)

I've got one of my OncoPT besties BACK on the podcast! Dr. Tori Crook, PT is a oncology physical therapist & CLT here in Fort Worth, Texas. Like a couple other therapists this year, I dragged Tori to Colorado for Camp Watchme 2022. Camp Watchme is the only summer camp for kids with lymphedema in … Continue reading What Happens When You Say Yes (Especially When You’re Scared)

Ep. 183 – Saying Yes Even When It Scares You: Pediatric Lymphedema

Today, on TheOncoPT podcast, I'm interviewing Dr. Tori Crook, PT. We met via email while Tori was doing her clinical rotation. Come to find out, we both live in Fort Worth, TX! We’ve become fast friends & she's coming to Camp Watchme for the first time this week! Tori opens up about how, while she … Continue reading Ep. 183 – Saying Yes Even When It Scares You: Pediatric Lymphedema