Gynecology Oncology

 

Patients who have received treatment for gynecological cancers may have physical therapy needs, including management of pain and fatigue.

Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists can provide rehabilitation services to manage gynecologic oncology conditions including (but not limited to):

  • Cervical cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Fallopian tube cancer
  • Gestational trophoblastic disease
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Vulvar cancer

We collaborate with Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center to provide our Gynecologic Oncology Program. We give you broader access to resources, specialists and staff who will work closely with your team and your primary care physician to make sure the lines of communication and care are in place.

Your Penn Therapy & Fitness therapist will work with you to develop a rehabilitation plan that’s right for you, including:

  • Range of motion and strength deficits
  • Cancer fatigue
  • Soft tissue and/or scar adhesions from surgery and/or radiation therapy
  • Pelvic floor dysfunctions – incontinence, constipation, diarrhea, sexual dysfunctions, etc.
  • Pelvic pain

Today, there are more encouraging treatment options for women with gynecologic cancers than ever before. Our Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists have specialized training in helping you navigate life after treatment with our individualized plans and state-of-the-art therapy.

Our outpatient gynecologic oncology therapy services are available at the following Penn Therapy & Fitness locations: