Physical Therapy Approaches to Oncology Care: Beyond Lymphedema

Wednesday, March 20
4:00 – 5:00 PM EST/EDT

Tailored for medical providers, this session led by a physical therapist addresses challenges like speech and swallowing difficulties or pelvic floor issues in gynecological cancer. Explore the pivotal role of physical therapy in survivorship care plans and delve into current research supporting interventions for head and neck, gynecological, breast cancer, and other oncological conditions. Emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, we’ll discuss the synergy between medical providers and physical therapists in delivering optimal cancer care. Additionally, learn the art of patient education in oncology rehabilitation, empowering medical providers to effectively communicate the role of physical therapy in cancer care.