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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation & Wellness Resource  2017

Ideas for week 4
  • Practice daily meditation 
  • 30 mins of exercise that suits you each day. Add in the fascia stretches from Daya Fisch
  • Continue with your favorite food preparation methods suggested by Dr David.
  • Review your life stories and list the stories that indicate the best "you".  List situations when you can place more boundaries to improve your energies (Tricia).
  • If you are able to use lymphatic massage, book in with your local lymph/o/edema therapist to get instructions on your own home massage program (Susan's presentation ) 
  • If music gives you joy, reconnect with it in some way over your week ( Alice's presentation)
  • if you have pain > 3 months at your chest after mastectomy connect with your doctor (share this video link if you need to)  and  a therapist at  ( Dr Michael)
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Dr Michael Stubblefield

Mastectomy pain syndrome

  1. A medical perspective on how MPS can present.

  2. Medical evaluations.

  3. What are the current treatments used by Dr Michael

Daya Fisch

Fascia and links to other parts of the body.

Practice shoulder movement + arm movement

Practice better breathing method (you were born with it !)

Practice pelvis, shoulder, arm and breathing together

Susan Nichols

Treatment for lymph/oedema and cording

  1. Watch how this complicated case presents treatment challenges across the body.

  2. See a variety of treatment tools: easy for Susan as a therapist and gentle on the patient's body.

  3. See the outcomes in one treatment.

Jane Van De Velde

Reiki: Helping people after cancer

  1. See what Reiki is and how it helps the body and mind.

  2. Reiki as given by another and as a self treatment.

Carin  Dreijer

Insight into finding the therapist to help you.

1. Communication between both therapist and patient/ client is important.

2. Listening and learning is important.

3. Best tip

Darcy Burbage

Nerve changes secondary to chemotherapy

  1. Hear how these symptoms develop.

  2. What are some of the common experiences.

  3. Solutions.

Tricia La Bella

 Life Stories:Where the real magic begins

  1. When your life story can help you make decisions.

  2. Using journaling to help review  progress

  3. What does BREATHE mean to Tricia

PDF of the presentation available here

BREATHE for Life journal program here

Alice McGarvie
The Summit harpist: Listen to Alice's inspiring story
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