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Ep. 03 – One physical therapist’s journey with cancer – Carol Kottenstette, PT, DPT

Welcome to Episode 3!  For this episode, I interviewed one of my role models & godmother, Carol Kottenstette, PT, DPT who started her journey with cancer back in 2009.  It was truly eye-opening for me to hear for the first time about her full experience & to hear wisdom from this amazing lady!   

3:40 Carol’s Journey through Cancer

14:05 Reconstruction with Dr. Marga

17:54 How Carol manages her lymphedema

19:15 PT Carol treats herself

22:18 How experiencing cancer shaped Carol’s PT practice

24:22 Being an advocate

27:56 Words of wisdom from my PT Godmother

Thanks so much for listening, & check back for the next episode next Wednesday!

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Welcome to TheOncoPT!

I’m so glad you’ve stopped by to visit my brand new website, TheOncoPT.com!

Treating patients who have cancer is exciting, challenging, reward, but can also be scary at times.  Oncology physical therapy is still a pretty new field in the grand scheme of things, & finding a good community to learn from can be difficult.  Enter TheOncoPT.

TheOncoPT will help you learn all about oncology physical therapy, connecting you with topic experts, oncology practitioners, & even patients themselves on your journey to learning how to best serve your oncology patients.

Be sure to follow TheOncoPT Facebook page, & follow us on Twitter here!  I’ll be posting updates about my BIG EXCITING PROJECT soon, so stay tuned!