As a result of a three-year passion project, I found a way to help Oncology Physical Therapy. With this podcast, I wanted to share my expertise & that of other experts in the field to support our patients & other providers. I kept recording episodes while I figured out what I wanted this podcast to … Continue reading Ep. 161 – Happy New Year & here’s to the 4th year of TheOncoPT Podcast!
How did we get to THREE YEARS of the podcast?! Well, it all started after an almost disastrous first day of my dream job...
Pelvic floor dysfunction affects a significant number of cancer survivors. Many of these patients will not be referred to pelvic floor PT. Instead, they will end up in oncology PT for other reasons & will "happen" to also have pelvic floor issues. So can we actually help these patients as non-pelvic PTs? The answer & … Continue reading Ep. 99 – Can you treat pelvic floor as a non-pelvic PT?
Headshot: Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA Within oncology, there's so much to know, mainly because our patients aren't neatly siloed into "just" having cancer. They have other impairments, or impairments that were exacerbated by their cancer & treatments. It's important to know how these other issues can affect our patients & our plans of … Continue reading Ep. 96 – Double Trouble: Dual Board Certifications in Oncology & Women’s Health – Alexandra Hill, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT-LANA
It's time to start cracking down on studying for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam (at least here at our house). This is my first time studying for the exam, so I'm really excited to be brushing up on all this great stuff & refreshing things I may have forgotten. While the exam can seem really … Continue reading Ep. 95 – 10 Must-Have Study Tools for the Oncology Specialist Certification Exam