Cancer rehabilitation improves strength, function, mobility, and overall wellness during and after cancer treatment. Our team helps you live life to the fullest by resolving negative side-effects and restoring your energy to get you back to what you love.
We use proven therapies, patient education, and support programs to treat a wide variety of conditions related to cancer and treatment, such as:
- Cognitive problems (attention, memory, and problem-solving)
- Difficulty performing daily activities
- Emotional stress and anxiety
- Fatigue and weakness
- Loss of bowel or bladder control
- Loss of sexual function
- Pain from surgery or radiation
- Trouble eating and swallowing
You can live better with cancer. Contact a University of Miami Health System physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor) to start being the strongest, and healthiest, you can be.
Who is a Candidate?
We see patients with a current or past cancer diagnosis, either during treatment or years after. If you’re experiencing pain, loss of function, emotional stress, loss of feeling, and/or loss of ability to move due to cancer or treatment, we can help you.
What to Expect
During your first visit, you’ll get a full medical and physical evaluation by a physiatrist with expertise in cancer rehabilitation.
Together with a team, the physiatrist will develop a treatment plan based on your specific needs, which may include:
- Non-surgical or minimally invasive treatments for pain
- Education and counseling about your condition and living healthy
- Neuropsychology evaluations
- Therapies to improve cognition and reduce emotional stress
Why Choose UHealth?
Leading-edge, non-surgical and minimally invasive therapies for pain. You have access to the latest approaches to managing pain, including neurostimulation and neuromusculoskeletal ultrasound-guided injections, all in one place.
Coordinated cancer rehabilitation services. We take care of everything, such as scheduling convenient appointments and bringing in the right care providers at the right time. This means you can relax and focus on getting better, faster.
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