Cancer and Palliative Care

PhysioCare Holistics offers a specialist physiotherapy service for anyone living with cancer, or other life limiting illness.


PhysioCare Holistics may be able to help you to:

  • Remain active, maintaining your mobility, function and independence.

  • Rehabilitate you, including during and after cancer treatment, following surgery, or where there has been a general decline in your independence.

  • Help you to cope with symptoms such as breathlessness, fatigue and anxiety, and the management of panic attacks.

  • Offer personalised exercise programmes to keep you active including during and after chemotherapy and radiotherapy, improving both muscle strength and joint mobility, and reducing the risk of falls.

  • Offer advice regarding suitable equipment that can help you.

  • Provide advice for your carers and family about the most appropriate way they can help you.

  • Provide specialist massage to relieve tightness and joint restriction following mastectomy or head and neck surgery.

  • Offer advice and support regarding lymphoedema management.

  • Provide highly specialist advice and individualised rehabilitation should you have been diagnosed with spinal cord compression.

  • Maintain quality of life, general wellbeing and help you to cope better with symptoms and side effects of treatment using holistic therapies.


Physiotherapy may be helpful at different stages of your treatment journey, from diagnosis, pre-treatment (prehabilitation), during treatment, post-treatment and palliative care.

DBS checked and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP), the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), North West regional rep for the Association of Physiotherapists Working in Oncology and Palliative Care (ACPOPC), CanRehab Specialist Exercise Instructor, Pink Ribbon Post Rehab Exercise Specialist  and a member of The International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA).

 

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