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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!

Recent Posts

Forte Celebrates 15 Years of Service!

It all began on November 2nd, 2002, when Forté opened its doors as a physical therapy clinic specializing in lymphedema management. We had one therapist, an office manager / physical therapy assistant, a small gym space, and a passion for helping Waiting Roompeople. It became apparent during our early years that the post-cancer rehabilitation process was much more complex than just lymphedema. Many patients require treatment for problems such as post mastectomy shoulder and back pain, chemotherapy induced neuropathy, cancer related fatigue, axillary web syndrome, fat necrosis after reconstruction, and much more. We transformed into a physical therapy clinic that not only specialized in lymphedema, but oncology rehabilitation as a whole.Continue Reading >>

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