Rehab back to function after Breast Cancer
What you'll learn
- 1. You will be able to access worksheets and resources to review what you have learned.
- 2. You will be able to complete a short stretching and exercise routine that is research (evidence)-based.
- 3. You will have greater clarity on what the risk factors for lymphedema are.
- 4. You will be learn step-by-step methods to reduce pain, heaviness, and fatigue.
- 5. You will learn the 4 phases of the Complete Decongestive Therapy to reduce risk of lymphedema and breast cancer recurrence
- 6. You will learn what to expect during and after breast cancer treatment so far range of motion, strength, and endurance.
- No prior knowledge of Human Anatomy required to enroll in this course—making it ideal for anyone to learn After Breast Cancer Principles.
- No prior knowledge of Breast Cancer Related Therapy needed and you will get this information throughout the course
- You can access your course on Udemy from any device with an internet connection. Although not a requirement, students with high-speed internet have a much more ENJOYABLE LEARNING EXPERIENCE while going through the video training.
- You are NOT ALONE, breast cancer affects 2.1 million women each year, but everyone has a UNIQUE experience
- You need to promise yourself that you will use what you have learned
- You can study this course from the comfort of your own home and alongside those who want to know how best to support you
Breast Cancer Awareness Is Not Just a Month, it is EVERYDAY. With millions newly diagnosed each year, emphasis is placed on detection and treatment. Little emphasis is placed on the effects of prolonged stress, fatigue, pain, uncertainty and permanent changes to the body. We are AMAZING, and we can adapt through every battle, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t questions…
· “What am I supposed to expect after breast cancer treatment?"
· “Will I always be at risk for lymphedema, and what is it anyway?”
· “What can I do to reduce my risk of having breast cancer return?”
· “Will a specific kind of physical or occupational therapist be better able to treat me after breast cancer?”
· “How do I get back the range of motion and strength into my arm?”
When you enroll in this course, you will be granted immediate knowledge and receive incredible benefits, helping you
· Build your knowledge about what lymphedema is and how it can be managed
· Develop a plan of action to help you reduce the risk of lymphedema after breast cancer surgery
· Save hundreds, if not thousands, of hours searching the internet for frequent symptoms or concerns
· Boost your energy, look and feel healthier, as you confidently complete a short stretching and exercise routine, based on research
· Maximize your knowledge with FAQ video segments, complied from my years as a treating physical therapist
· Own life-time access to resources, compression charts and exercise logs
This course was designed and organized as though you were having a private session with me. I am a board-certified physical therapist, board-certified wound specialist, certified lymphedema therapist and have taken hundreds of hours of continuing education. I have over 5,000 hours direct 1:1 treatment time in this specialty area over the course of my PT career, beginning in 2006. I have been honored to work along side women who are navigating their way through the treatment, or post-treatment.
“It’s about focusing on the fight and not the fright.” – Robin Roberts
Medical Disclaimer: The information is intended for educational purposes only. Bettina M Brown, PT, LLC assumes no responsibility to persons or property as a result of use or misuse of the information contained within. Always consult a health professional before making any changes to your health regimen.
Who this course is for:
- Women who have gone through breast cancer treatments and are now experiencing pain, fatigue, arm fullness and less strength
Bettina M. Brown, MPT, is a double Board-Certified physical therapist, wound care specialist, certified lymphedema therapist, and a voice for integrating the mind, soul, and body into one complete person. Bettina’s work experiences have included hospitals, clinics, and client’s homes. Her most recent clinical experience included working with men and women going through or having gone through breast cancer.