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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

Lymphedema – Developing a Good Home Care Routine

If you have been through the process of a two to four week lymphedema treatment with a San Antonio lymphedema therapist you know how time consuming a daily trip to your therapist’s office is.  You also know how important it is to have a good home care routine so you don’t add “trip to the therapist” on your daily tasks.

You can perform your own manual lymphatic drainage at home.  Your therapist can show you the proper massage technique for your particular case.  Knowing the proper direction of massage, pressure and time you should spend is necessary to have a result of relief of pain and swelling. Continue Reading >>

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