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...
Those treating people with cancer can feel overwhelmed & confused by nutrition for cancer treatment. Many healthcare providers are not trained in nutrition, but nutrition is vital to the health of their patients. It allows them to maintain the strength and function of their bodies. Our guest today is Dr. Krystle Zuniga, a registered and … Continue reading Ep. 158 – How can a registered dietitian help during cancer treatment?
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
Our guest this week is Dr. Teresa Lee, a lymphedema physiotherapist specialist. Lymphedema is often referred to as a 'dreaded side effect' in oncology. However, it is something we cannot always avoid. Her book, Navigating Lymphedema, A Guide for Cancer Survivors, provides cancer survivors with the tools to treat lymphedema. This week, we will discuss … Continue reading Ep. 153 – Navigating Lymphoedema with Dr. Teresa Lee, PT