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Forté Fitness Pearls

A fitness blog by Forté Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, the premier physical therapy center dedicated to helping cancer patients and survivors “move better, feel better, be better”.

Restoring fitness is an essential key to feeling better after cancer treatment. Do you wonder where to start? Do you worry about getting lymphedema? Do you know how to exercise? Do you even like to exercise? These and many other issues are addressed here in the fitness blog. We hope you get inspired and informed as we share personal experiences and fitness pearls. Please send a note if you need help, have questions, or just want to share your own thoughts. We would love to hear from you!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – The Recap

As you may know, October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A month dedicated to education, awareness, and advocacy.

It is encouraging each year to watch our community come together recognizing, djafksympathizing and honoring those who have battled this terrible disease. There are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.

Did you know? 1 in 8 women develop invasive breast cancer over their lifetime, that’s 12% of U.S woman effected by this disease. And, for women in the U.S, breast cancer death rates are higher than those for any other cancer besides lung cancer.

Every year in October we are able to really emphasize the importance of educating women of their risks and encourage preventative screenings.… Continue Reading >>

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