Cancer Rehabilitation - CHI Health, Omaha, Nebraska (NE)

Cancer rehabilitation is an aspect of cancer treatment and care in which a patient and family members are taught how to deal with the disease. The CHI Health Cancer Rehabilitation Program offers specific support, skill-building and information to help each patient and family to better cope with the diagnosis of cancer and its treatment.

The Cancer Rehabilitation Team

CHI Health's Cancer Rehabilitation health professionals are well-trained in managing the physical and psychological effects that cancer can have on a patient's quality of life. A variety of professional therapists and specialists work together with each patient and family to address functional, emotional, spiritual, and social needs.

The Cancer Rehabilitation Program

Level 1: Evaluation and Development of a Treatment Plan

  • Formal evaluation with a Physical Therapist
  • Development of a Treatment Plan
  • Physical therapy interventions, as needed

Level 2: Cancer Rehabilitation Exercise Class

  • Designed for patients currently receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments and may extend for up to 3 months following completion of treatment(s)
  • Group Exercise program 2 times per week
  • Exercise program led by Exercise Physiologist or a Physical Therapist Assistant
  • You are progressed in your exercise program according to your tolerance and response to exercise

Level 3: Healthy Transitions Program

  • Referral to the Lakeside or Immanuel Wellness Centers
  • Receive a 30-day free membership
  • After 30 day trial period you will receive:
    • Waived enrollment
    • 50% off first-month dues