Cancer Rehabilitation - ECHO Associates

A Beacon of Light on Your Cancer Care Journey

EASTERN CONNECTICUT HEMATOLOGY & ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATES

Cancer Rehabilitation

Fighting cancer takes a huge toll on your body. Up to 90 percent of individuals with cancer experience painful, function-limiting consequences brought on by chemotherapy, radiation, and/or surgery. Cancer rehabilitation can help you prepare for treatment and maintain strength throughout your journey so you can get back to the things you care about most.

We can assist you and refer you to trusted cancer rehabilitation programs that can prepare you for treatment, help you stay strong during your cancer journey, and get back to your family, job, and the things you care about most.

Cancer Rehabilitation services may include:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Utilizing these different therapies, certified rehabilitation specialists can address pain, fatigue, neuropathy, and many other cancer-related side effects with encouragement and compassion.

Working with a Trained Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist Can Help You:

  • Decrease pain and fatigue
  • Improve balance and mobility
  • Build strength and endurance
  • Enhance memory and concentration
  • Regain speech and swallowing abilities
  • Improve bowel, bladder, and sexual function
  • Reduce numbness and tingling
  • Manage persistent swelling and other side effects
  • Continue to engage in important daily activities and roles

How to Get Started:

Your team at ECHO can assist you in finding a cancer rehabilitation specialist near you. We can provide the necessary referrals and can guide you on how to schedule your first visit. We partner with excellent providers throughout Connecticut and will help you find the resources that are right for you.