Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Physical Therapist Nancy Heise will speak about the role of exercise and rehabilitation in the cancer patient’s care plan at CRMC’s Cancer Support Group on Thursday, May 19, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Clinic Conference Room.
Heise will also share how physical therapy helps with lymphedema, fatigue management, and balance. A lead therapist at CRMC since 1989, Heise specializes in treating fibromyalgia, chronic pain, neurologic conditions, post cancer rehabilitation, lower extremity prosthetic training, both male and female incontinence, and women’s health. She also has extensive experience in wound care and lymphedema treatment and holds national lymphedema certification. She received her initial physical therapy training at The College of St. Scholastica and completed several clinical experiences.
Also at the group, Cancer Care Navigator Dustine Parks and Palliative Care Hospice Social Worker Elizabeth Liedl will lead a discussion. The group is an opportunity to share experiences and support one another, to listen and learn. Cancer Support Group meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, with a new topic each month. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served. There is no cost but those planning to attend should make a reservation by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 218-546-4319.
Participants can also attend virtually. Send a message requesting a meeting link to email@example.com. Call 218-546-4319 or 218-546-4302 for more information.