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Cancer Exercise Training Institute Welcomes Dr. Dianna Henson to our Advisory Board

May 9, 2016

Dianna Henson, ND received her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, OR. She is licensed as a primary care physician in Oregon, board-certified in Naturopathic Medicine. She has completed extensive post-doctoral work in the  field of intravenous orthomolecular medicine, bio-identical hormone replacement therapy/anti-aging medicine, integrative cancer therapeutics, infertility, […]

Cancer Exercise Training Institute Welcomes Dr. Robert Ellis DO, PhD to our Advisory Board

April 12, 2016

Cancer Exercise Training Institute Welcomes Dr. Robert Ellis DO, PhD to our Advisory Board Dr. Robert Ellis DO, PhD located to the Northwest after an Army career of 22 years. He is a second-generation osteopathic oncologist and holds a PhD in microbiology with a specialty in molecular immunology. He is trained and board certified in […]

Breast Cancer & Exercise

March 27, 2016

The most common issues that plague post-mastectomy patients are upper-crossed syndrome and range of motion limitations in the affected shoulder. Upper cross syndrome is the combination of protracted (rounded) shoulders, forward head, cervical lordosis, winged-scapula, and thoracic kyphosis. As a result of these postural deviations, mastectomy, lymph node dissection, and/or radiation, the chest muscles may […]

ATTENTION ALL HEALTH & FITNESS PROFESSIONALS in DC, MD, and VA

March 24, 2016

The Perry Hall YMCA is hosting the Cancer Exercise Specialist Certification Workshop in Baltimore, MD on May 21-22 from 9-5 both Sat/Sun. Early Registration $400 until April 21st! Register FOUR people and get ONE registration FREE! Financial assistance and payment plans may be available. Please call 503-502-6776 to inquire or register online at www.thecancerspecialist.net    

National Lymphedema Network – Position Statement on Exercise & Lymphedema

March 13, 2016

Fitness and Exercise: It is very important for individuals with lymphedema to be physically fit and maintain a healthy weight. A safe form of exercise is an essential part of a fitness program for people with lymphedema. Fitness and exercise are not the same. Exercise includes many different types of physical movement. The three main […]