The oncology rehabilitation department at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Southwestern Regional Medical Center (Southwestern), located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is one of the supportive care services offered as part of the CTCA® multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. The oncology rehabilitation therapies offered at our Tulsa hospital are designed with the goal of helping you to regain independence, build strength and endurance, reduce stress and maintain energy. Our licensed oncology rehabilitation therapists in Tulsa collaborate with other members of your care team to create a treatment plan specific to your needs and goals.
The oncology rehabilitation team at our Oklahoma hospital includes physical therapists who may recommend exercises and other techniques intended to help you restore physical strength, mobility and function. Our occupational therapists help patients with exercises designed to improve their ability to perform daily activities. Speech and language pathologists are available to help patients who have difficulty eating, drinking or speaking. Massage therapy may help some patients relax and reduce their stress levels through manual manipulation of the body. Our oncology rehabilitation team also combines gentle range-of-motion exercises and massage to help prevent or manage lymphedema. The licensed therapists and clinicians at Southwestern work together under one roof, collaborating daily to help support your quality of life and manage side effects resulting from cancer treatments.
In addition to oncology rehabilitation, our Oklahoma hospital offers a number of supportive care therapies, including chiropractic care, acupuncture nutritional support, pain management, spiritual counseling and mind-body medicine. These supportive therapies combined with conventional cancer treatment are designed to help you fight cancer and support your quality of life.