OT, Breast Cancer + Pilates

Occupational Therapy and Breast Cancer Using Pilates

Occupational therapy and breast cancer treatment does not have to be intimidating! Naomi discusses how she uses pilates to treat her patients that have breast cancer, gives TONS of resources for you to dig into and specific breathing techniques to try.

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#OT practitioners working with patients that have breast cancer does not have to be intimidating! Learn how to integrate some basic pilates techniques into your clinical practice. | OTflourish.com #occupationaltherapy #occupationatherapist #OTassistant

Resources from the Show on Occupational Therapy and Breast Cancer:

Naomi’s Book: Pilates for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Guide to Recovery, Healing, and Wellness

MOCA (Montreal Cognitive Assessment)

DASH outcome measure (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand)

Helpful Additional Resources:

Course: Critical Knowledge for Working with Breast Cancer Survivors

OT’s Role in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation/Living with Breast Cancer (AOTA resources)

Bathing and Dressing After a Mastectomy

Systematic Review of Occupational Therapy and Adult Cancer Rehabilitation: Part 1. Impact of Physical Activity and Symptom Management Interventions


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