Evidence Update: The Benefits of Group Exercise
The New Year is upon us and so is the chance to create healthy habits. Participating in a formal exercise routine is one healthy habit that can have a lasting impact for every population but the impact is even greater for those who have survived breast cancer. According to Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund exercise […]
Evidence Update: Improved Body Image–The Benefits of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Keep Adding Up!
Phase II randomized controlled trial of hypnosis versus progressive muscle relaxation for body image after breast or gynecological cancer Body image is often negatively affected following breast cancer treatment. Research suggests that body image is most negatively impacted in women who have undergone a bilateral mastectomy, although decreases are noted across all treatment types. A […]
Evidence Update: Impact of Art Therapies on Breast Cancer Patients
Women with breast cancer suffer from considerable stress related to diagnosis, surgery, and medical treatment. Cancer patients are increasingly turning to complementary and alternative medicine therapies to reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and boost their ability to cope with stress. Research in art therapy has shown outcomes such as an increase in self-esteem, improvement […]
Evidence Update: Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
TurningPoint was thrilled to welcome Kristin Campbell, PT, PhD to Atlanta as the guest speaker at our annual rehabilitation course on Prescribing Exercise as Medicine for Breast Cancer on October 25th and 26th. Kristin was a leader at the international multidisciplinary roundtable for the new 2019 Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients. The new guidelines provide […]