Head and Neck Cancer


Penn Therapy & Fitness offers expert treatment for patients with oral, head or neck cancer. By partnering with your radiation oncologist, otorhinolaryngologist and nutritionist, we provide personalized care from our experienced, multidisciplinary teams.

Our team-led approach facilitates improved quality of life during rehabilitation, and our skilled therapists at Penn Therapy & Fitness provide clinical assessments of strength, range of motion, swallowing, voice and speech for people who have been diagnosed with a variety of head and neck cancers.

Penn Therapy & Fitness therapists can help with:  

  • Range of motion and strength training
  • Improvement of range of motion of affected limbs and/or trunk
  • Improvement of strength
  • Improvement of endurance
  • Patient education for home exercise program

We provide state-of-the-art therapies for a variety of head and neck cancer-related conditions, including:

  • Standardized cognitive and language testing
  • Passy Muir Valve evaluations
  • VitalStim® Therapy with Experia unit
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) program
  • Standardized cognitive and language testing
  • Clinical evaluations of swallowing
  • Multi-Dimensional Voice Analysis

Our head and neck cancer therapy program is available at the following Penn Therapy & Fitness locations: