Breast Cancer Rehabilitation & Wellness Summit 2017

Naomi Aaronson

Pilates adapted for breast cancer survivors

1. Know the key principles of Pilates ( breath and posture).

2. Practice Pilates in a seated position  - do it any where - right!

3. See Naomi's guide to when the Pilates exercises can be performed

Laura Mutti

Physical Therapy after breast cancer in Mantova, Italy

  1. What are the symptoms of lymphedema

  2. What are the symptoms of cording and scar problems.

  3. Physical therapist has extra training to be able to help.

Italian presentation : Use CC and  English PDF available at full program 

Claire  Davies

Treatment for tight breast cancer scar

  1. The words people use to describe problematic scar tissue

  2. The importance of treating mastectomy chest sensitivity

  3. ASTYM treatment of scar tissue explained

  4. Body image and personal space changes can be treated

Linda Conyard

Counselling: Find the right support after cancer

  1. What conversations can be had with a counselor.

  2. How to find a counselor to suit you.

  3. Have the death and dying conversation early.

Lorna Golombic

Insight from physio therapist and use of newer electrical stimulation devices

  1. When is the best time to see your physio/therapist.

  2. How the new tens devices help with problematic scar tissue and pain.

Janet Schloss

Nerve changes secondary to chemotherapy

  1. The research behind the medicines

  2. The research behind the nutraceuticals

  3. Vit B 12 can be evaluated early and  early treatment is recommended.

Lou James

 11 essential steps to recovery

  1. Progressing from rehab and wellness 

  2. See new exercise programs developed to gradually increase strength and achieve personal goals.

  3. Listen to Lou's best tips for recovery and success in fitness goals.

Paula Holland De Long

What is next after cancer treatment ends?

Normal is not normal anymore (part 1)

  1. Work through some great challenges by Paula  through visualization and journaling

  2. Feeling "not normal" is a stage, what are the normal changes

  3. Find the things that matter the most to you for the next part of life

Dr Judith Nudleman

Lymphedema: When and how to find a therapist

  1. Work through the challenges of knowing how lymphedema presents and how to take action.

  2. This is an American experience however reflects common issues.

  3. An introduction to LE&RN, an information resource and subscribe on Youtube. 

This information briefly expands to lympho/e/dema from causes other than breast cancer.

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