Cancer Rehabilitation Program
at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Rebuilding Strength. Restoring Function.The Cancer Rehabilitation Program at Orange Coast Memorial is designed to provide you optimal outcomes for daily living. You will receive specialized one-on-one care from our physical therapy staff and be immersed in a culture of healing, education and motivation.
The cancer rehabilitation program services include:
The Cancer Rehabilitation program at Orange Coast Memorial Outpatient Rehabilitation seeks to provide individualized exercise and therapy programs for cancer-related symptoms. Exercise is used as an adjunct therapy for cancer treatment-related symptoms. The program addresses deficits in range of motion, muscle strength, endurance, soft tissue mobilization, gait characteristics and balance.
Benefits of exercise during and after cancer treatment:
LymphedemaLymphedema results in swelling when lymph vessels are unable to properly return lymph fluid back into circulation. This swelling may increase if an effective treatment program is not implemented.
At Orange Coast Memorial our certified lymphedema therapists provide services to individuals experiencing secondary lymphedema, which can result from injury to the lymphatic system due to surgical procedures, radiation, and/or removal of lymph nodes. Treatment is individually tailored to the unique needs of the patient and can include any combination of the following:Recognize the early signs of lymphedema: