Free Class with Healthy Tips for After Breast Cancer Surgery

I recently heard about a free class offered at the Mills Breast Cancer Institute. I asked local Physical Therapist,  Kim Mills, to tell us about it. This FREE class is available to ALL pre and post breast surgery patients (not just for Carle patients). Patients are welcome to attend the class before or after their … Continue reading Free Class with Healthy Tips for After Breast Cancer Surgery

Post-Mastectomy Massage

Cancer. Chemo. Radiation. Surgery. You've been through a lot, physically and emotionally. Massage Therapy may help. Benefits of Post-Mastectomy Massage Potential benefits of massage therapy include: decreased levels of pain. reduced anxiety and depression. decreased cancer-related fatigue. improved sleep and sense of well being. Massage may also help with scar tissue. Massage to the scar tissue can increase pliability … Continue reading Post-Mastectomy Massage