Compression bras are a mainstay of post-breast surgery care. But there's a lot of nuances that every OncoPT should know about. For example, sports bras are NOT the same as compression bras - that's a rookie mistake I made again & again. Welcome to this episode of TheOncoPT podcast. I have my longtime friend Rocky … Continue reading Ep. 180 – The Ins & Outs of Compression Bras
Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common symptoms after a cancer diagnosis. Patients experience reduced ability to carry out daily activities and often experience loss of motivation. As soon as patients are diagnosed with cancer, we should be screening patients for side effects, including cancer-related fatigue. We must then continue monitoring for symptoms throughout … Continue reading Ep. 179 – What to do about Cancer-Related Fatigue
I spoke with Dr. Abby Hegerfeld, PT, DPT about her journey from cancer survivor to oncology physical therapy. During her battle with cancer, she describes some of the effects of the treatment and what she learned. Following her treatment, she decided to sit for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam. Her experience as a patient helped … Continue reading Ep. 154 – From survivor to specialist: one PT’s journey
Physical therapy residencies are becoming more popular, but what are they actually? Right before graduation, we were told that residencies were the future of PT, so we should hurry up & do one. But we only heard about neuro & ortho residencies...I didn't even know oncology had some until several years later! Andrew Chongaway is … Continue reading Ep. 137 – How to thrive in an oncology PT residency – Dr. Andrew Chongaway, PT
View this post on Instagram What a BLAST! @shoshi14 & I had a fabulous time on this live episode of TheOncoPT Podcast to celebrate 100 episodes. You don’t want to miss this special interview, where Shai asks the questions this time! #cancerrehab #OncoPT # oncrehab A post shared by TheOncoPT (@theoncopt) on Nov 6, 2020 … Continue reading Ep. 100 – LIVE 100th Episode!