Patient Perspective: Delphyne

… Only problem was the breast removal had left her with a pretty bad case of lymphatic cording and limited mobility of her right arm. As luck would have it, someone told me about TurningPoint Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, a Sandy Springs nonprofit that provides clinical and evidence-based rehabilitation for women with breast cancer, including physical […]

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 […]

Patient Perspective: Dianne

This past summer I was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive breast cancer.   It was a shock to me and my family.  But my two daughters and my husband were with me every step of the way – from deciding on a surgeon, lumpectomy surgery, and three weeks of radiation. I love to garden, and am […]

Evidence Update: Therapeutic horseback riding in breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer treatments often negatively impact upper extremity function and the overall perceived quality of an individual’s life. A 2014 pilot study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine evaluated the physiologic and psychological effects of an equine-assisted therapy protocol in breast cancer survivors. This study consisted of 20 breast cancer survivors who […]