Pretreatment

 
  • Functional Assessment

  • Education – Posture, skin care, lymphedema precautions (if appropriate) and medical guidelines for safe exercise.

  • Home Exercise Program to minimize the mobility and strength deficits that may arise from treatment and assist in reducing cancer-related fatigue.

Rehabilitation

 
  • Evaluation by physical, occupational, or speech therapy to treat deficits from cancer treatment or surgeries.  

  • Home Exercise Program instruction within medical guidelines designed to combat cancer-related fatigue, pain and weakness and allow you to maintain independence with your daily activities.

Survivor Support and Wellness

  • ​Evaluation by physical, occupational, or speech therapy to reduce and limit any long-term effects that may arise and affect your physical function and empower you to be as active as possible.

Symptom Support

 


Symptoms that Oncology Wellness can assist with:

  • Pain
  • Weakness
  • Tiredness (fatigue)
  • Neck and Shoulder Problems
  • Balance and Walking Difficulties
  • Memory and Concentration Issues
  • Swallowing and Speech Problems
  • Swelling (lymphedema)
  • Difficulties with Activities of Daily Living (self-care, functions at home)
  • Scar Tenderness/Tightness
  • Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome
  • Post-Surgical/Radiation/Chemo Range of Motion and Mobility Deficits
  • Bowel/Bladder Incontinence
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Chemo-Induced Neuropathy
  • Durable Medical Equipment Assessment and Recommendations

Questions & Physician Referrals

 

In order to have Oncology Wellness services, a physician’s referral is required, typically from your family practitioner, oncologist, or surgeon.  St. Elizabeth’s accepts most insurances and your insurance benefits can be checked before your evaluation.

For questions or more information about how you may benefit from Cancer Rehabilitation, contact us at 618-624-3668.

Oncology Wellness Locations

 

Oncology Wellness services are available at multiple locations:

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Health Center
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3 St. Elizabeth’s Boulevard, Suite 3700,
O’Fallon, IL 62269

Belleville Health CenterGoogle Map
180 S. Third St., Suite 30
Belleville, IL 62220

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Plaza Google Map
739 N. Jefferson Street
Mascoutah, IL 62258