Recreational Therapy-Oncology

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 The recreational therapist for the N.C. Cancer Hospital provides treatment services for oncology patients based upon physician's orders, individualized assessment and treatment plan. Emphasis is placed on the clinical benefits of physical activity/exercise during phases of treatment. Other interventions used include:

  • relaxation training
  • coping skills
  • stress management
  • discharge planning to optimize successful return to the home environment
  • emotional self-regulation skills
  • exercise 

Physical Fitness

 

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