Cancer Rehabilitation Program
Rehabilitation can help cancer survivors and those undergoing cancer treatments with daily function and quality of life.
At Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital, we are dedicated to assisting cancer survivors and those going through cancer treatments with the ability to function at their highest possible level. Our goal is to assist you with minimizing side effects from treatments and to support all cancer survivors in attaining their best quality of life.
The cancer rehabilitation program at Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital establishes comprehensive treatments to improve the symptoms that may be affecting your daily function and quality of life. These symptoms may include musculoskeletal pain, joint stiffness, fatigue, swelling (lymphedema), weakness, difficulties with balance and endurance, memory problems, and issues with speaking or swallowing.
Your cancer rehabilitation plan will depend on your specific and individualized goals. Treatment goals may be related to:
- Strength and endurance.
- Coordination, balance, sensation, and vision.
- Cognition and communication.
- Mobility, transfers, and self-care activities.
- Medication or pain management.
- Safety and lifestyle changes.