Next Steps is a safe, supportive group exercise program for those looking to regain their strength and energy after receiving treatment for breast cancer.
Delivered by Kate Perkins, a certified PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehab Occupational Therapist, the ten-week program is suitable after any type of cancer surgery or treatment and accommodates all ages, fitness levels and mobility.
The one-hour classes are held on Wednesday and Thursday each week, from 10am to 11am @ Cancer Rehabilitation & Lymphatic Solutions, Erina.
My name is Kylie and I’m 35 years old. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer so many thoughts went through my head. I’m so grateful to my surgeon for sending me to a Caner Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist, who is also a Lymphoedema Therapist. I was worried about lymphedema, a potentially life long condition following breast cancer treatment, another thing I hope not to get. (more…)
Kylie Betyounan, 2019 Breast Cancer Survivor In Active Treatment
For me the diagnosis of Lipoedema/Lymphedema left me with a feeling of helplessness, due to the somewhat unpredictable nature of the disease and limited treatment I was initially prescribed.
Kate is a compassionate practitioner, with a wealth of knowledge in lymphatic treatment, which she is more than willing to share and explore with you. (more…)
“The program was ideal for me as it built up gradually in intensity, allowing me to slowly regain muscle strength, without being so daunting that I would give up. I felt tangible improvement with each session, and surprisingly didn’t feel pain or stiffness in the days afterwards. (more…)