Cancer patients can rely on AHN’s specially trained therapists to recover normal function and improve their quality of life throughout treatment and recovery.
Ask your doctor for a referral if you’re experiencing:
For patients at the end-stages of cancer, rehab can help maintain function and slow decline, instilling greater confidence and independence. We train caregivers on safely assisting and moving patients at home. We also help patients get medical equipment and connect them to other resources.
AHN’s trained therapists focus on you and your concerns about performing daily activities. We collaborate with your physicians and keep them fully informed of your progress.
In addition, we have certified lymphedema therapists who can manage the condition early, reducing potential long-term side effects like excessive swelling, recurrent cellulitis, reduced function, and pain.
First, we will work with you to assess your ability to function and develop an individual care plan.
Your plan of rehab care typically includes:
We’ll try to make the process as convenient as possible. We’ll do our best to minimize follow-up appointments and focus on a home program while continuing to monitor your progress. We’ll also coordinate your rehab sessions to avoid conflicts with your cancer treatments and other appointments.
Your physician will need to make a referral to start you on an oncology rehab program. Talk to your doctor right away to determine whether you can benefit from treatment.