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Cancer Rehabilitation

A male patient discusses cancer rehabilitation with a female doctor at Atlantic Rehabilitation.

It’s not uncommon for cancer patients to experience physical side effects both during and after treatment that may affect their quality of life. Those looking for assistance managing their symptoms can turn to Atlantic Rehabilitation.

Our services, provided by a highly-qualified staff, aim to improve the physical and emotional well-being of anyone recovering from cancer treatment side effects, such as:

  • Brachial plexopathy caused by radiation
  • Chronic pain
  • Decreased strength or endurance
  • Fatigue
  • Gait or balance problems
  • Lymphedema or limb swelling
  • Muscle weakness
  • Peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy
  • Poor memory or concentration
  • Post-mastectomy pain syndrome
  • Postural instability
  • Swallowing or speech difficulties

We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy with a strong focus on personalization to meet individual needs. Services include:

  • Pre- and post-surgical assessments
  • Scar tissue management
  • Conditioning and fitness training
  • Lymphedema management
  • Patient education
  • Home exercise programs

Patients who are receiving cancer treatment, have completed therapy or are in the late stages of disease are eligible for cancer rehabilitation. Before scheduling an appointment, it is necessary to obtain a written prescription from a physician and verify insurance coverage.

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Atlantic Rehabilitation is considered a network participant in many insurance companies, including those that are part of the Health Care Exchange (Affordable Care Act).