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TheOncoPT Podcast

Aug 14, 2019

Summer camp is almost a rite of passage growing up. For kids who have lymphedema, it can be difficult to participate or feel included in typical summer camp activities...until now! Betty Westbrook, PTA, CLT, created the first (EVER) lymphedema summer camp for kids in the United States & is on today's episode to discuss...


Aug 7, 2019

While we're "physical" therapists, sometimes we also work with emotional issues that our patients share with us. One such issue is physical changes & the related shifts in body image & self-confidence following surgery for breast cancer. Even if you are intimidated by the emotional side of things, consider this: some of...


Jul 31, 2019

What’s the one thing you can do today to ensure referring providers keep sending patients your way?  What’s the single best way to market your services to potential patients?

It’s easy - really.  And you don’t even have to put that much work into it.  Sounds too good to be true? Well this time, it’s...


Jul 24, 2019

A reality of working in oncology is bad news, including progression, dying, & death. Less than 2 months after I started practicing, I had my first experience with bad news like this, & I handled it horribly. No exaggeration. Ultimately, the patient didn't return to physical therapy, I believe largely because of how...


Jul 17, 2019

With so many patients living with cancer today, it's important to know how to treat them, before treatment, during treatment, & well after they conclude treatment - & it isn't just enough to know what the buzz words of oncology are. Kristin Carroll, PT, of Survivorship Solutions, LLC is our special guest today,...