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Community Meetings Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

When:   Wednesday, November 16, 2011
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Cherry Hill Library
1100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Download the podcast and presentation from this program.

During our November Community meeting, Carol Stratton, MSPT, CLT, ATC, shared how physical therapy and exercise can help you recover from breast surgery and manage the symptoms of lymphedema. This podcast will help you:

  • Discover the benefits of a physical therapy evaluation before and after breast surgery and how most insurance plans cover these services
  • Learn to perform safe exercises for maintaining strength and flexibility
  • Explore the impact exercise has on your stamina and range of motion
  • Hear about specific rehabilitative concerns such as lymphedema and how you can prevent and manage these conditions

About Our Speakers

Carol Stratton, MSPT, CLT, ATC, is the director of rehabilitation services at Cooper University hospital. She created the comprehensive cancer rehabilitation program there in 2005 and received her Klose lymphedema care certification in 2008. Her specialties include cancer rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine and lymphedema treatment.