Category Archives: Wendy Price, PT, MS

Bridging the Gap for Cancer Patients

The side effects from cancer treatment can be debilitating. NPR recently featured Dr. Julie Silver and her own personal experience with the extreme fatigue, weakness and pain she experienced after cancer treatment.  Not satisfied with the options available to her, she started the STAR program – a program designed to provide cancer survivors with rehabilitation [...]

Will Oncology Rehabilitation Become the Standard of Care for Cancer Survivors?

  Physical therapy is the standard of care for individuals recovering from a stroke, knee surgery or hip replacement. Yet, individuals who undergo rigorous cancer treatment are often released from care without a rehabilitation plan in place. To help address this void, the American College of Surgeons has added rehabilitation as a survivorship requirement for [...]