When you're going through cancer treatment, you might not feel like exercising. But physical activity can provide a wealth of benefits when you're going through treatment. Physical activity can boost your endurance, decrease fatigue, improve your state of mind, increase your self-confidence, decrease depression and give you more energy to perform your daily tasks.
At the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, we're here to help. Our exercise rehabilitation program can help you begin and maintain an appropriate exercise routine. Our skilled and caring professionals, including certified clinical exercise specialists and personal trainers, can help you select a program or activity that's right for you. You'll find:
- Personalized exercise programs designed by an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist® and daily sessions with a personal trainer certified by the American Council of Exercise.
- Wellness programs that include aerobic conditioning, strength training, flexibility and range-of-motion exercises.
- Monitored exercise sessions, including blood pressure screenings and heart rate and oxygen saturation readings.
- Month-to-month, self-pay membership — no contracts or initiation fees.
If you find it difficult to start or maintain your exercise routine, the Exercise Rehabilitation program at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center can help. To get started, call 480-323-1233 or 877-273-3639.