Take us down the path that led you to become an EP? I have always loved working with other people. To be honest my journey to become an exercise physiologist was a bit of a process! I always wanted to work within a medical environment (initially thinking of doing Medicine) and I always enjoyed providing education to those around me, …
Surgery is one of the main treatment pathways for people diagnosed with cancer. We touch on how exercise is used both before and after surgery to help maintain or regain physical functioning.
This blog discusses the specific exercise benefits for those living with breast cancer, how much exercise you should be aiming for, and also considerations for those who are wanting to start exercising following a breast cancer diagnosis.
Due to the debilitating side effects that can often accompany chemotherapy treatment exercising might seem like the last thing on your agenda. But what if we told you that exercise can actually help with mitigating these terrible side effects? Here we explain why everyone should be exercising during chemotherapy and how to do it safely and effectively. What is chemotherapy? …
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Bowel Cancer affects 1 in 13 Australians and is the second deadliest cancer in Australia. Sadly, Bowel Cancer is becoming more common in young people like Jo who was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer just before her 30th birthday. Jo started with Movement Against Cancer (MAC) in the middle of last year and we recently had a chat with Jo about her experience being a young person diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Whether it be through the news, through social media, or just a chat between friends, conversations around mental health are beginning to get the attention it so desperately deserves. So then what exactly is Mental Health? And what impact can a cancer diagnosis have on our Mental Health?
In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we have provided some practical tips and strategies on how you can create an achievable exercise routine from your own home!
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left us all with a sense of uncertainty and many questions. We’d like to take the chance to answer a few of those questions that we have come across, namely those that may be particularly relevant for people living with cancer