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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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Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Physical problems that concern muscles, bones and joints are considered orthopedic conditions and may respond to physical therapy treatment with a licensed physical therapist. Oncology rehabilitation is a forte of ours (pun intended), but many people don’t know that the physical therapists at Forté Rehabilitation in San Antonio also treat orthopedic conditions, not only for cancer patients, but anyone in the community who has bone, muscle or joint problems that cause pain or loss of function.

Much of our body aches and pains are rooted in poor posture, lack of strength or stability, or chronic overuse of joints and muscles. On a day to day basis we find ourselves slouching at a desk, staring at computers, having our ear pressed up against our phones, or driving in cars with seats that make good posture impossible.… Continue Reading >>

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