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Palliative and Hospice Care

Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS

October 25, 2021

What is the difference between Palliative and Hospice Care?   Read More

  


Safety Considerations For Patients With Bone Metastases

Stephen Wechsler, PT, DPT

October 31, 2019

What are some safety considerations when working with patients with bone metastases?   Read More


Safety Consideration for Exercise Training with Oncology Patients

Stephen Morris, PT, PhD, FACSM

December 31, 2018

What are the safety considerations for exercise training for oncology patients?   Read More


Screening for Metastasis as a DPT

Chris Wilson, PT, DScPT, DPT, GCS

July 31, 2017

Can you tell us more about screening for metastasis as a physical therapy professional?   Read More

   


Convincing a Fatigued Cancer Patient to Exercise: What do you say?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

July 23, 2014

What are some talking points that you use with patients to encourage them to exercise?   Read More


Cancer Related Fatigue: Should Patients with Low Hemoglobin Levels Participate in Exercise?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

June 18, 2014

I once had a patient who declined a blood transfusion for religious reasons. His hemoglobin was too low for exercise, yet the he wanted to get stronger. Are there any exceptions to the hemoglobin ru...   Read More


Clients with Breast Cancer: Is TENS an Option?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

May 21, 2014

Are you aware of any evidence supporting or negating the use of modalities such as a TENS unit to assist with pain during or after exercise for breast cancer particularly with patients with metastases...   Read More

 


Exercising after Mastectomy

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

April 23, 2014

How quickly can a client begin exercising a shoulder after a mastectomy? Are there specific exercises to perform with the upper extremity to minimize scarring? How often should the exercises be perf...   Read More

 


Aromatase Inhibitors: What Are They and Who Is Taking Them?

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

March 26, 2014

For what are Aromatase Inhibitors prescribed? Are all cancer patients on them?   Read More


Variances Between Men and Women in Regard to Exercise for Cancer Related Fatigue

Andrea Branas, PT, MSE, MPT, CLT

February 19, 2014

Are there any differences between men and women in regard to response to exercise for cancer related fatigue?   Read More


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