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Cancer Care - Recovery & Rehabilitation

Cancer recovery is an ongoing journey to healing physically and emotionally. Our patient navigator 303.485.3558 will help you create a recovery plan. Unfortunately, there can be many side effects from cancer or its treatment, such as pain, nausea, fatigue and depression. Please do not suffer needlessly. Let your doctor know if you are experiencing any of these side effects. Many options available can prevent, reduce or eliminate side effects. The most frequent therapies for cancer used at Longmont United Hospital are rehabilitation, lymphedema and integrated. We will do everything we can to help you be comfortable and reach your goal of cancer recovery.

Physical medicine rehabilitation

Physical medicine rehabilitation provides outpatient cancer rehabilitation services to those under current medical treatments, remission and survivorship. Lymphedema therapy is offered through Physical Medicine. 303.485.4163.

Lymphedema Therapy

Lymphedema, or swelling, may be caused by surgical removal, injury to, or radiation therapy of lymph nodes. Lymphedema therapy helps decrease the incidence and severity of swelling. Patient education and self-care are cornerstones of lymphedema therapy along with compression bandaging, exercise and manual lymphatic drainage. You may receive lymphedema therapy at Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy 303.485.4163 or at Health Center for Integrated Therapy 303.651.5188.

The therapists at Health Center of Integrated Therapies will help patients find relief from their treatments. All of the therapists have the required training, as well as experience, for treating patients with these symptoms. Typically, we recommend one or more of the following evidence based therapies: Acupuncture, Healthy Steps™ Classes, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Nutrition Therapy Consultations, and Massage Therapy. To contact Health Center of Integrated Therapies, call 303.651.5188.

  • Acupuncture - Relieves nausea, reduces pain and assists with alleviating depression
  • Massage - Relieves fatigue, muscular tension, pain, isolation, anxiety and stress

Supportive Care resources are available to help patients, family members or loved one's fight against cancer. Support care is free and open to anyone who has been touched by cancer, patient or family.