Workout Wednesdays – Arm Exercises Part 1

Posted May 20th, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to exercise over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy exercises to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these exercises with you. Each exercise includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate […]


Workout Wednesdays – Core Stabilization

Posted May 13th, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to exercise over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy exercises to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these exercises with you. Each exercise includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate […]


Workout Wednesdays – Standing Leg Exercises Part 2

Posted May 6th, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to exercise over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy exercises to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these exercises with you. Each exercise includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate […]


Workout Wednesdays – Standing Leg Exercises Part 1

Posted April 29th, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to exercise over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy exercises to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these exercises with you. Each exercise includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate […]


National Physical Therapy Month

Posted October 18th, 2019

October is National Physical Therapy Month. Physical therapy can be a great benefit to patients, especially those with cancer. Christina Lombardi, PT, DPT, shares answers to some questions about physical therapy in this guest blog. Who Are Physical Therapists? A physical therapist, also called a PT, is a healthcare provider that diagnoses and treats people […]


Safety and Exercise

Posted July 25th, 2019

Research has shown that physical activity may have beneficial effects for patients with cancer and cancer survivors. Physical activity can improve cardiovascular endurance, fatigue, symptoms, mental health, and quality of life. In addition, there has been research suggesting that physical activity may also improve prognosis as well as reduce cancer recurrence or progression. Because of […]


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Exercise During Cancer Treatment

Posted July 3rd, 2018

This webinar provides an overview of the role of exercise and physical activity during cancer treatment. Joann Fegley, MBA, MS, C-PT is an exercise physiologist specializing in cancer fitness personal training. She is the owner of JoFly’s Fitness and a specialized fitness instructor for Penn Integrative Medicine at the Abramson Cancer Center.


The Role of Exercise in Breast Cancer Recovery

Posted May 28th, 2015

The right exercise is a vital component of integrative oncology. There are different limits, demands and benefits for the various types and stages of cancer treatment and recovery.


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A Change of Seasons and your Activity Level

Posted May 7th, 2015

As we shift from a cold, dark winter to the bright warmth of spring, you may be seeing a lot of activities taking place all around you. This is the season for 5K runs, bike rides, and fitness challenges, all geared toward the shedding of your winter layers to achieve the goal of having a […]


It’s Cancer Prevention Month!

Posted February 3rd, 2015

I’m not big on making New Year’s resolutions. By February I have usually forgotten about them. However, this year I decided that I want to include better foods in my family’s diet. We have been eating more fruits and vegetables, less meat, primarily organic products and less processed foods. And honestly, this is a resolution […]